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Sexteto Habanero
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The Sexteto Habanero was a famous Cuban musical group which was founded in 1920. It played an important part in the early history of the son. In 1917 four musicians from Oriente, calling themselves Cuarteto Oriental, recorded four numbers for Columbia Records in Havana. The numbers are listed in a Columbia catalog for 1921, but are probably lost. However, the same group expanded to a sextet in 1918, and were recorded by Victor Records in a field recording at the Hotel Inglaterra in Havana. At least one of ...


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