Caña Son covers material from favorite son giants such as Trio Matamoros, Guillermo Portabales, Celina y Reutilio (Celina Gonzalez), Ramón Veloz, Joseíto Fernández, Ignacio Piñeiro (Septeto Nacional), Compay Segundo (Los Compadres), Eliades Ochoa (Cuarteto Patria), Ñico Saquito, Arsenio Rodriguez, Felíx Chapottín, Beny Moré, La Sonora Matancera, 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. Caña Son is rapidly gaining a loyal and dedicated fan base. Highlight Caña Son performances jam sessions with Jesus Alemany's Cubanísmo band and the Poncho Sanchez Ensemble, 2006 Rose Festival, Oregon Bite, Bite of Salem, and the Tom McCall Waterfront Park 2006 Cinco de Mayo Festival.
Committed to the son genre the band has an impressive and rapidly increasing repertoire of popular Cuban classics and has recently released it debut full-length CD "Música Tradicional Cubana". Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..