Born October 4th, 1976 in Santiago de Cuba. Hilario Bell received his first musical education at the Vocational Art School “Jose Maria Heredia”, later he entered the Professional Conservatory of Music “Esteban Salas”. In 1995 he served as the musical director of “Muralla”. Once graduated in 1997 he reached the dream of every musician, to share the stage with top bands and orchestras playing timba, jazz and fusion. He worked as a professor of music at the conservatory of music, and in 1998 became part of the group “Habana Ensemble”. He traveled to Mexico in 1999 playing with Compay Segundo; during that time he started his own musical production “HILARIO BELL & CYMBALS”, he also performed with Ricardo Montaner, Osmany Paredes, Dave Valentin, Amauri Gutierrez, Jane Munet, Don Grusin, Fran Quintero, Guaco and others. Resides in Miami since 2003 where he recorded and shared stage with great figures of the music like Paquito de Rivera, Giovanni Hidalgo, James Galway, Joshua Bell, Cachao, Luis Enrique, Willi Chirino, Lucresia, Ricardo Rodríguez, E.B.S. Band, Bobi Carcasés, Roberto Carcasés, Pancho Céspedes, Juanito Márquez, German Piferrer, Candido Camero among others. With the group “Tiempo Libre” he also received a nomination to the prestigious Grammy Awards. Hilario Bell is now presenting his latest new production “NESHAMAH” and new project Hlario Bell Quartet.