Cana Son practitioners of traditional Cuban son music.
deep Cuban music...the Oregonian
Cana Son is a Cuban son band that plays traditional son music. The group focuses on popular Cuban son from the turn of the last century through the nineteen fifties. Following son music's history out of the Eastern Provinces of Cuba to the Capital of Havana and beyond. Son is the forefather of contemporary salsa music and is said to be the most important genre of Cuban music. Cana Son covers material from favorite son giants such as Trio Matamoros, Guillermo Portabales, Celina y Reutilio (Celina Gonzalez), Ramon Veloz, Joseito Fernandez, Ignacio Pineiro (Septeto Nacional), Compay Segundo (Los Compadres), Eliades Ochoa (Cuarteto Patria), Nico Saquito, Arsenio Rodriguez, Felix Chapottin, Beny More, La Sonora Matancera, Celia Cruz, Cachao, and many others
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