Lillian & Manon

 

Lilian & Manon, The Zlamal Sisters, are two dynamic multi talented musicians, daughters of renowned Slovak poet and writer Miloslav Zlamal (The Partisan Captain) and Jaroslava Zlamal who have been captivating audiences with their golden voices for years. Their unique vocal blends mesmerize their listeners while their compositions touch their hearts. As young teenagers Lilian & Manon toured with “The International Stars of Europe” in Canada who referred to the sisters as the ABBA girls. They recorded in Warsaw Poland with Anna Jantar opening the Polskie Nagrania Studio Muzak Records under the direction of Jan Kukulski. Their Polish musical peers were very enthusiastic and wanted the girls to represent Canada at “The International SOPOT Festival”, but that never materialized. Another recording highlight was recording in Hendersonville Nashville Tennessee at The Oak Ridge Brothers Studio backed by Ronnie Milsap’s Band.

Lilian & Manon went on and became the lead singers of “Skyliner” who recorded on the Mercey Brothers Label and attained a top 30 single on the Canadian Country RPM Charts. Skyliner headlined in many of the “Top Clubs” on the circuit, touring forty-nine nights straight with weekend matinees and after hour club appearances at the “Matador” before having one night off and starting back again. Skyliner was one of the featured country bands to perform on the last day of live country shows at “The Horseshoe Tavern” in Toronto. They performed extensively throughout the U.S. and Canada. Highlights include guest spotting with “The Tommy Dorsey Orchestra”, appearing on many radio and T.V. shows, regular appearances on the weekly CFGM Opry North Shows, Toronto Press Club events, United Nations celebrations, CBC radio shows with Milan Kymlicka, their own “Special” on City TV, CNE Bandshell, sharing the stage or performing along side many stars as Lucille Starr, Alan Thicke, Ian Tyson, Ronnie Hawkins, Carroll Baker, Anne Murray, Frank Mills, The Mercey Brothers, Stompin Tom, Gary Lalonde, Kelly Preston to name a few.
Lilian and Manon also embarked on solo careers. Lilian, an Actra member, became part of the “Backstage Productions” roster-Ronnie Hawkins Management in the late 1980’s and early 1990’s under Steve Thomson and became know as Lil in the highly acclaimed CBS recording children’s rock n’roll “But, I’m Just A Kid” group who were Juno nominees. Besides her adult career as Lilian, Lil a.k.a. “Miss Lilly” (her first children’s book “Sky Blue” was released on Golden Book Tapes) still performs and writes children’s material actively part of www.markusmusic.com. Manon went on entertaining in the piano lounge circuit performing at exclusive resorts in Germany and Canada.

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