By Margot Thomas
PANAMANIAN singer, accordionist “Escorpión de Paritilla” (Osvaldo Ayala) is preparing for a Canadian tour in July, including performances in Toronto and Montreal.
Recent surgery will mean that he will be accompanied by accordionist Oliver Núñez, but , with anticipated audiences of over 3000 , he will still be able to give voice to the Panamanian music that brought him fame in his own country.
The former economist has devoted 47 years to his musical performing and recording career.
After a cold spring, the Toronto weather has heated up and temperatures are currently Panama style mid thirties Celsius, with the possibility of a July heatwave