Cuban Son or Son Cubano

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Cuban Son (spanish: Son Cubano)

Son Cubano is a genre of music and dance that originated in the highlands of eastern Cuba during the late 19th century. It is a syncretic genre that blends elements of Spanish and African origin.
Around 1909 the son reached Havana, where the first recordings were made in 1917.[2] This marked the start of its expansion throughout the island, becoming Cuba’s most popular and influential genre.[3] While early groups had between three and five members, during the 1920s the sexteto (sextet) became the genre’s primary format. By the 1930s, many bands had incorporated a trumpet, becoming septetos, and in the 1940s a larger type of ensemble featuring congas and piano became the norm: the conjunto. Besides, the son became one of the main ingredients in the jam sessions known as descargas that flourished during the 1950s.

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