SOL OKARINA

from Colombia
Calypso, Swing, Jazz & Blues
Soca, Cumbia, Rock, Electropop
see also: www.solokarina.com

Solo-Performance
&
Line-up:
Sol Okarina – Colombia, voc, cuatro llanero, comp
Sergio Gómez Jokovich – Colombia, Double Bass
Carlos Corona – Mexico, Guit

Workshops:
– Sing Away Your Sorrows (SAYS)

– In Chantin Restistance (ICR

Sol Okarina is an integral artist, singer, songwriter, performer, composer and Producer. As a music creative her sound creates an original journey through different soundscapes, influenced by Afro-Latin roots, Caribbean and Colombian music as well as electronic and contemporary sounds.
She has worked in the fields of production and composition of original music for albums, featured films, TV series, web series, multimedia, theater and songs (music and lyrics), for different creative areas; as well as management and production of artistic projects and cultural events.
Sol was founder and first chapter lead for Women in Music Organization – Colombia from 2017 until 2020.
During 2020 SOL OKARINA, partnered up with Global Peace Drive Team and launched Songs4Planet Challenge; an initiative made to give a voice and bring opportunities for coming artists and musicians. Which, like Sol also dream about a better planet and share uplifting vibes through arts and music.
2020 SOL OKARINA was selected by Procolombia and Ministerio de Cultura among the 21 outstanding entrepreneurs in Colombia as a representative for the music industry and an ambassador of Colombian music and culture at WOMEX 2017, 2020 & 2021.
Since July 2022 she lives in Berlin, Germany.

The musicians:

Sergio Gómez Jokovich – double bass
Born in Colombia in 1973, studied classical guitar and double bass at the Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, jazz double bass at the University of the Arts (UdK) in Berlin and master’s degree in elementary music education (EMP) at the UdK Berlin. Since 2007 he has been teaching double bass, electric bass, guitar and ukulele at the music school “Don Lucerno”

Carlos Corona – guitar
He started playing classical guitar at age 9 and soon discovered the Brazilian 7-string guitar and began using it in jazz and Latin American pop music, performing in theaters and festivals with Cuban & Brazilian music, Jazz Manouche, Mexican Son Jarocho, Boleros and European music up. His first album in 2015 “Siete Cuerdas Tapatías” with his own compositions was sponsored by The Secretaría de Cultura de Jalisco. – Nominated for “Best Jazz Concert Mexico 2016” (Lunas del Auditorio Award) at the Jalisco Jazz Festival, where he shared the stage at Teatro PALCCO with John Beasley, Frost Ensemble, Toktli and Federico Sanchez. Appearances at the Premio Nacional del Agave, Teatro Sala Higinio Ruvalcaba, Radio Live Session Solo Jazz (Sara Valenzuela, Radio UdG Guadalajara), Festival Cultural del Grullo, Global Music Stage Berlin, Concert Hall Syke (2019) and many more.