Grupo CAÑAVERAL, emblematic group of cumbia, was created by Don Humberto Pabón to rescue the roots of a genre that filled him with pride; Today, in a dumbbell with his son, the singer-songwriter and producer Emir Pabón, are the group that has reinvented the cumbia and has enriched it with collaborations of the consented artists of the whole continent, which translates into a new era of Music, rhythm and celebration have turned cumbia into the heritage of our collective mind, our idiosyncrasy, joy and Latin identity.
A TRADITION OF CUMBIA
Grupo CAÑAVERAL was founded in January 1995 by Mr. Humberto Pabón Olivares, who has always had an interest in tropical rhythms, traditional cumbia, the mix of sounds and musical instruments. His unlimited passion for music led him to form a group that rescued the sound of cumbia and which, in turn, sounded like no other. Thus emerged CAÑAVERAL, one of the most representative groupings of cumbia and has remained in the public taste, thanks to its generational identification.
Emir Pabón, continues with the musical legacy of Grupo CAÑAVERAL next to his father Mr. Humberto Pabón.
Emir has been characterized by its simplicity, rhythm and rapprochement with the public; His jovial attitude and personality crossed the television screens when he participated in programs such as "Big Brother VIP", "Dancing for a Dream", "In Search of ...", being a favorite of the audience, thanks to his charisma, Sympathy and mischief.
Some of the recognitions that Grupo CAÑAVERAL has received through its musical trajectory:
- Diamond Album, for more than one million copies sold of his production "DO NOT FEED MORE", "UNTIL THE SKY CAME", "HAS ROSES SPINAS", "I WILL NOT FORGIVE YOU" and "PALACIO DE AMOR"
- Triple Gold Album for: "DO NOT FEED MORE" "UNTIL THE SKY CAME" "AND THE ROSAL HAS SPINAS".
- Double Gold Disc, from the production "I WILL NOT FORGIVE YOU"
- Gold Album for "PALACIO DE AMOR"
- Platinum Gold Album, from the production "DISCO CUMBIA MEXICO 1"
- Platinum album, for more than 60 thousand copies sold of his record production titled, "DISCO CUMBIA MEXICO 2"
- Platinum Double Gold Album for "TOGETHER FOR THE CUMBIA"
- Gold Disc, production "FIESTA TOTAL"
- VEVO Recognition for more than 100 million views of the live video "Has Thorns the Rose" with Jenny and The Mexicats
The cumbia of Grupo CAÑAVERAL knows no limits of age, its music has put to dance to several generations with subjects like; THE ROSAL HAS SPINAS, I WILL NOT FORGIVE YOU, DO NOT FEED MORE, among others. Also they have musicalizado television programs, when remembering the main subject of "Maria of all the Angels", that obtained the title of "Best Series" in 2010.
In September 2012, Grupo CAÑAVERAL launches "DISCO CUMBIA MEXICO 1", a CD + DVD tribute to "the greats" of Grupera music with duets with: José Guadalupe Esparza, who sings three emblematic themes in his career with Bronco: Sergio the dancer "," Que no no huella huella "and" Amigo Bronco ", in addition to the participation of Oscar de la Rosa, from the group La Mafia, who, through the hits" A Million Roses "," You are Playing Fire "and" I'm falling in love ".
Thanks to the success of this amazing production, Grupo CAÑAVERAL obtained Disco de Oro in February of 2013 and four months later, it becomes Platinum Disc by the high sales, proving that to more than 19 years of musical career, Grupo CAÑAVERAL has added new Generations and is still maintained in the taste of the Latin public.
Before the extraordinary response, they released a second volume: DISCO CUMBIA MEXICO VOL. 2, recorded in July of 2013 in the Lunario of the National Auditorium, moment that also was documented in a DVD.
DISCO CUMBIA MÉXICO VOL. 2 also had guests of honor as: Diego Verdaguer, who with more than 40 years of fruitful musical career, agreed to record with duo with Grupo CAÑAVERAL his success, "La Ladrona", subject that was the first single to promote this production.
Also great friends of the group participated as: Germán Montero, Carlos Sarabia, Saul "The Jaguar" and the winner of the Voice Mexico, Luz Maria. Each of them enjoyed duet with Grupo CAÑAVERAL, singing their cumbia-style hits. Shortly after the release of the album they obtained DISCO DE PLATINO.
Same year they won the BANDAMAX prize as best cumbia artist.
Grupo CAÑAVERAL wrote to its extensive list of achievements, its two presentations at the National Auditorium on June 4 and August 1, 2014 with the event JUNTOS POR LA CUMBIA, where they alternated and shared the stage with Los Ángeles Azules, offering their audience a Spectacular show that jamming his two presentations, which were recorded on a CD + DVD of this unforgettable concert.
In this material, both groups unite their talent with special guests to give a fresh air to their successes, with artists such as: JotDog, Jenny and The Mexicats, Jay de la Cueva and María León. From this production was released his new single entitled "Has Espinas el Rosal" in duet with Jenny and The Mexicats. As a result of this sensational union, they received Double Platinum Disc "for high sales.
"COMING NIGHT" production with which Grupo CAÑAVERAL was reinvented with the merger of its cumbia and the urban genre for the song "LA NOCHE" a duet with Valentino the urban artist who today is conquering the places in which it is presented With its peculiar sound. This mix became one of the favorites of this season by its lyrics and contagious rhythm that put to dance to more than one. "COME THE NIGHT", is a collection album that crowns the grouping as the kings of the party. And if that were not enough, they accompanied him with a DVD.
In 2016 Grupo CAÑAVERAL celebrated its trajectory and was updated with the redesign of its logo, which premiered on the cover of his album "Que venga la noche". His new image was refreshed to give way to a new musical stage that surprised all his followers of Latin America.
Grupo CAÑAVERAL was recognized by the Palmas de Oro awards for its outstanding musical trajectory.
In 2016, Grupo CAÑAVERAL repeats its success formula by recording a live CD + DVD in one of the most exclusive places in the CDMX. It was his latest album, titled Fiesta Total, adding to this new album great and successful friends musicians and singers of different genres such as Lucero, Belinda, Los Claxons, Belanova, Los Tucanes de Tijuana, Matute, Pedro Fernández, Big Metra, King Clave and Valentino. Their successes were arranged and converted to cumbia rhythm, without losing its essence, by the also musical producer and leader of Grupo CAÑAVERAL, Emir Pabón, who worked with each one of these artists and to achieve insuperable new disc.
In 2017, CAÑAVERAL Group saw a great dream come true, when they presented themselves in one of the most luxurious stages of the CDMX, El Auditorio Nacional, so they had to give a great show to their audience, with great waste of production, work , Fight, dedication, affection and respect to its public that was crystallized to achieve SOLD OUT in the Colossus of Reform, last July 20, when presenting their show, Total Party with Big Band (more than 30 elements on stage).