Venezuelan born, Zujey D’ Jesus is a drummer, singer, multi-instrumentalist and songwriter. Fueled with an insatiable passion for the drums, she artfully combines various styles of drumming such as rock, pop, funk, reggae, and Latin.
Zujey began singing and playing the cuatro (four-string guitar) at age 4 and drums at age 15. Zujey also plays the guitar, mandolin, bass guitar, timbales, congas, bongos and other percussion instruments.
In 1990 she joined Niños Cantores de Merida and went on tour nationwide. She had the privilege of performing at the Teatro Teresa Carreño in Caracas. She has performed with several venezuelan artist like Serenata Guayanesa, Quinteto en Canto, and Simon Diaz.
In 1998 while living in Venezuela she was invited by the Venezuelan embassy in the US to perform with cuatrist Hernan Gamboa. During her stay she performed in various establishments to contribute with a campaign to raise money for poor children in Venezuela.
In 2008 she performed as a special guest with the Coral Cantigas and The Washington Chorus at the Kennedy Center and The Strathmore.
In 2009 Zujey became the drummer
and backing vocalist for the original eclectic rock band, Woven Green. With the band she toured nationwide and released three CD’s before parting ways to join the original alternative rock band Laws of Average where she performs as a drummer and backing vocalist, they’re currently writing new material for the release of their second album and can be seen performing regularly in the Northern Virgina area.
She’s also the founder of the cover band Fusion Latina where she performs as a vocalist and drummer in many establishments in the loundoun county area
She has been featured in different Local newspapers and nationwide Magazines
Zujey has had the privilege of playing with several bands in the US like Inkana, Ill Angelic, Wicked Jezabel, Lisa Lim’s Band, Cyrenic, Mystick Warriors and Sazon Street, Zujey has played with a lot of great musicians like Luciano Rodriguez, Jose Gregorio Ruiz, Cesar Orozco, Gabriela Febres, Benito Gonzalez, Luis Faife, Rodner Padilla, Roberto Lovera, Jose Manuel Saavedra and Dani Cortaz. She’ll soon begin recording a single and collaborating with recognized Latin grammy musicians
Zujey can be seen and heard performing regularly in Virginia, Maryland, and District of Columbia. She can also be seen on her YouTube channel www.youtube.com/user/drummerz81
“I walk to the beat of my own drum”