Geila Zilkha

Singer, Musical Artist

1969 –

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Who is Geila Zilkha?

Geila Zilkha is a half Israeli-half Japanese jazz singer,choral director, and educator. Born and raised in Kobe,Japan.

A 1987 graduate of Canadian Academy, an international school in Kobe, A 1991 graduate of Berklee College of Music, Zilkha moved back to Japan to pursue a vocal career. She was a survivor of the Great Hanshin Earthquake in 1995, and between 1996 and 1999, she was a DJ for the show JAL Tokyo Balcony. She was also a guest vocalist on several dance-pop singles, including My Summer Love, featured in the game Dance Dance Revolution. She continues to live in Tokyo and teaches as a Jazz Vocal Instructor at Senzoku Music College in Yokohama, and has released two solo albums "all Me"in 2010 and "appearance" in 2011.

In 2001, she formed a gospel-style choir in Tokyo, called the Geila&Voissalot Choir. This group performed at the Apollo Theater in NewYork as an invited guest for Halem Hallelujah in March 2009. Voissalot choir remains as a group without her direction. This group has three albums released. "Crystal Aspiration" "With Your Life" and "Rose".

In 2005-2006, she sang a song, Return to Love, that was featured in an anime called SoltyRei. It can be found as song number 10 on the SoltyRei Original Soundtrack Vol 2 CD.

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Born
Aug 15, 1969
Kobe
Nationality
  • Japan
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Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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