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Mariachi Los Camperos de Nati Cano
Mariachi Los Camperos de Nati Cano
The violinists of Mariachi Los Camperos raise their bows to mark the end of their concert performance. Led by mariachi pioneer Nati Cano (front, right), the group exemplifies the excitement and polish of the modern mariachi sound.
Photo by Daniel Sheehy, Smithsonian Institution

Native musician of Ahuisculco, Jalisco, in Mexico, and National Heritage Fellow, Nati Cano celebrates more than forty years of directing his highly accomplished Mariachi Los Camperos of Los Angeles. In addition to preserving a rock solid "mariachi sound," Cano has been an innovator in his musical presentations as well as in his business endeavors.

  • Natividad "Nati" Cano, leader, vihuela
  • Jesús Guzmán, director, violin, trumpet
  • Sergio Alonso, arpa jaliscience
  • Jimmy Kyle Cuéllar, violin
  • Raul Cuéllar, violin
  • Ismael Hernández, violin
  • Juan Jiménez, guitarrón
  • Javier Rodríguez, trumpet
  • Juan Rodríguez, violin

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