Having recently worked with Bomba Estereo, Lido Pimienta and Bianca Gismonti, OKAN followed up on their Juno-nominated and Independent Music Award-winning debut album Sombras, with their sophomore release Espiral.
Born in Havana, Cuba, Elizabeth Rodriguez is a classically trained violinist who served as concertmaster for Havana’s Youth Orchestra. Magdelys Savigne hails from Santiago de Cuba and graduated with honours in orchestral percussion from Havana’s University of the Arts. Both are also Grammy-nominees for their contributions to Jane Bunnett and Maqueque, of which they are former members.
Frank Martinez-Drums and Percussion
This performance is sponsored by DIVA INTERNATIONAL, makers of the Diva Cup, for the” Women in Jazz Series”