Okan | Las Estrellas
MEL LEHAN HALL AT ST. JAMES i
3214 West 10th Ave, Kitsilano
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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. Having recently worked with Bomba Estereo, Lido Pimienta and Bianca Gismonti, Okan follows up on their Juno-nominated and Independent Music Award-winning debut album Sombras, with their Juno Award-winning album Espiral, out on the Lulaworld Records label.