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Son Pregón by OKAN
June 23, 2020 @ 12:00 am
VLACC is thrilled to partner with Lula Lounge/Lula Music & Arts Centre for this entertaining online workshop. Leaders of the Toronto-based Afro-Cuban roots and jazz group OKAN, Elizabeth Rodriguez and Magdelys Savigne will explain the history of Son Pregón, a traditional Cuban musical genre. Get ready to learn the rhythm and sing along with one of the most famous pregón songs in this family-friendly online workshop.
Tuesday, June 23rd 11:00 to 11:25am
Online at VLACC Facebook Page
Taking their name from the word for heart or soul in the Afro-Cuban religion of Santeria, JUNO-nominated OKAN fuses Afro-Cuban roots with jazz, folk and global rhythms in songs about immigration, courage and love. Winners of two Independent Music Awards as well as a Stingray Rising Stars Award.