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Caña Son

by CAÑA SON

a Cuban son band that plays traditional son music (Son Montuno & Punto Guajiro). The group focuses on popular Cuban son from the turn of the last century through the nineteen fifties.
Genre: Latin: Salsa
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1. San Lazaro
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2. Dale Tumba
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3. El Carretero
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4. Ahora Me Da Pena
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5. La Caridad Del Cobre/Yo Soy El Punto Cubano
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6. El Cuarto De Tula
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7. Quiero Ver Mi Guajira En El Batey
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8. Ya Que Estoy En Mi Cubita
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9. El Hijo Del Siboney
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10. A Santa Barbara, Que Viva Chango
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
Caña Son' impressive first effort is played with a very personal style that is clearly identified in Cuban roots. "My teacher is my ancestry" says Juanito Maribona, Caña Son' band leader. "You can't learn this on paper. It's in the veins, in the blood." This disc features some great tres guitar playing by Cuban musician Ivan Alamo, and some serious trumpet lines by staunch horn man Farnell Newton. Highlights of the disc are rock solid, swinging renditions of tunes by the inventors of Cuban Son, Guillermo Portabales, Ñico Saquito, Francisco Repilado and Celina Gonzalez. But, bottom line this is a great disc of roots DANCE music as played by the next generation of young soneros. Check out the tracks "Dale Tumba", "El Cuarto de Tula", "Ya Que Estoy en Mi Cubita" and "Que Viva Chango"!!!

Caña Son is a Cuban son band that plays traditional son music (Son Montuno & Punto Guajiro). 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. Caña Son covers material from favorite son giants such as Trio Matamoros, Guillermo Portabales, Celina y Reutilio, Ramón Veloz, Ignacio Piñeiro, Compay Segundo, Ñico Saquito, Arsenio Rodriguez, Beny Moré, Celia Cruz, Cachao, and many others. Contemporary son revivalist such as Juan de Marcos González (Sierra Maestra, Buena Vista Social Club and Afro Cuban All-stars) Albita Rodríguez, Polo Montañez, Jesus Alemany’s Cubanísmo, etc., are all excellent examples of what this band strives for. The group follows the classic conjunto de son line up of acoustic guitar, tres guitar, upright bass, trumpet and Cuban percussion.


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Richard A. Diaz

Highly recommended
When this cd is playing, one can close their eyes and feel the cool breezes coming off the Malecon. Not one bad track on the disc. Son done right.

Pepe

Muy Bueno
Good stuff and great to dance to.

jen c

mojito music
we're babysitting my mom's parakeet. the bird loves this album. he doesn't sing to anything else we play.

this music could help me find my waistline again. it makes you move.

Trish

LOVE Caña Son
I have had it in my car for a week. . .and can't get enough of it. Thoroughly enjoyable!

El Chocolate


This is one of the hottest bands I have heard in the NW. I wish you well in the your future endeavors.

El Chocolate

Ruth Benson

The music is fantastic, great first CD for Caña Son!
The CD Son selection was great, the music fun, would love to see more on the sound mix. I love the graphics on the CD cover!

Linda Long

Bailamos!
The music is great! Makes you want to get up and dance!

kathy

sweet hot
portland needs more of cana son's sweet hot cuban sounds. this cd is incredible and highly recommended!!

State Farm

Este Disco esta encendido
This disc is on fire. Now that the wait is over i have to admit it was worth every minuite. This disc transports you to the halls where this rich band has enveloped it's audiences. Truly a great disc to have playing for a party. We had it going for thanksgiving and it really kept the conversations going. Ache a PDX

Molly Parker

Great CD and fast shipping!
The CD was in perfect condition. The shipping was very prompt. CD Baby followed up with me several times with very amusing emails. Great experience overall!
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