Changüí is, broadly speaking, the son's stay-at-home brother. Born around the same time, based on the same tres-and-percussion sound, their most obvious difference is that where the son is lilting in melody and rhythm, the changüí is punchy. While the son travelled to Havana and the world, the changüí stayed home in Guantánamo, but the five groups here make it equally irresistible to addicts.
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AllMusic Review by John Storm Roberts