Aki De Leon’s History of Calypso


Aki De Leon is the son of the legendary calypsonian Roaring Lion and has done deep research on Calypso, which is one of the most influential genres of music in the 20th century.  Did you know the first single to sell one million was a calypso song?  Did you know the first album to sell a million was full of calypso covers?  Did you know ballrooms, hollywood films, US military bases as well as London jazz venues were full of calypso throughout the 1940s?

Find out more on this unique evening!

kl. 19:00 – free entrance