First ever Cuban son (Son cubano) album recorded in the UK. Follows in the tradition of bands such as the Buena Vista Social Club and Sierra. Features original compositions and also forgotten gems by legendary Cuban composer Arsenio Rogriguez. Son Yambu play within the 'son conjunto' style as a dance band. Apollo Sound present the first ever authentic Cuban son to be recorded in the UK. For the first time in the UK a new generation of Cuba's talented musical diaspora have gathered together to record and release a Cuban Son album. La Maravilla, recorded entirely in London, is presented by Son Yambu and honors the very best of original and classic Cuban son, the music considered by many to be the 'soul of Cuba'. with a mix of original compositions, and forgotten gems, Son Yambu maintain the pure tradition of son's East-Cuban roots, featuring musicians from Santiago de Cuba and specially commissioned original songs from composers living in the city today.