Jezani Williams


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Vocalist, multi-instrumentalist

Jezani Williams was raised in a deeply musical household, with her grandfather's professional music background and her parents' guitar and singing talents. Growing up on the vibrant island of St. Lucia, she frequently harmonized with her siblings and found her musical footing in the school music room, learning guitar, bass guitar, piano, and drums. Joining the school choir and band under the guidance of two talented directors, she explored a wide range of musical styles, including the energetic Dennery Segment, a fusion of traditional Caribbean sounds with modern electronic music. Through her performances at a local resort as part of the entertainment committee, Jezani embraces opportunities to express herself musically and further hone her skills while sharing the dynamic rhythms of her island's rich musical heritage.