Los Camperos de Nati Cano

Mariachi Los Camperos de Nati Cano

Over the last 45 years Mariachi Los Camperos and Nati Cano have been recognized for:

  • Receiving the National Heritage Fellowship of the National Endowment for the Arts
  • Receiving the Silvestre Vargas Award in México
  • 2009  Grammy winner for Best Regional Mexican Album: Amor, Dolor y Lagrimas, which made its debut at the 26th annual Viva el Mariachi Festival.

Nati Cano was born to a family of day laborers and by the age of 6 his father taught him to play the Vihuela.  At 8 he was enrolled for six years in the Academy of Music in Guadalajara.  As a young teenager he joined the Chamber Orchestra and toured the Mexican Republic where he grew to understand the European roots of Mexican music, experienced regional traditions and gained a greater appreciation of his culture.  As a young adult he joined Mariachi Chapala in Mexicali and soon became the musical arranger.  In his mid-twenties Los Angeles became his home and Los Camperos were born and continue to this day to preserve a solid mariachi sound never straying from its roots.  The new millennium marks another phase in the evolution of Los Camperos introducing a new generation of members under the direction of Jesús “Chuy” Guzmán, who will eventually succeed Nati.

Los Camperos de Nati Cano

Los Camperos de Nati Cano son reconocidos a nivel internacional por su amplia trayectoria y por la calidad de sus interpretaciones de música tradicional Mexicana.

Los Camperos de Nati Cano se han presentado en los mejores escenarios de México y Estados Unidos.

Con más de 45 años de trayectoria artística, el director y fundador de Los Camperos, Don Nati Cano, ha sido reconocido por:

  • Recibir un premio nacional de la Fundación Nacional para las Artes, el premio más prestigioso que se otorga a personas involucradas en las artes en los Estados Unidos.
  • Recibir el premio Silvestre Vargas en México
  • Ganador del premio Grammy 2009 por su más reciente CD: Amor, Dolor y Lagrimas.

Nati Cano es hijo de una familia de jornaleros.  Cuando Nati tenía 6 años su padre le enseño a tocar la vihuela.  A la edad de 8 años lo inscribieron en la Academia de Música de Guadalajara donde continúo sus estudios de música durante 6 años.  Posteriormente Nati pasó a formar parte del Mariachi Chápala en Mexicali y se convirtió en arreglista del grupo.  A la edad de 24 años se fue a vivir a Los Ángeles y fundó Mariachi Los Camperos.  El grupo continúa ejecutando la música tradicional del mariachi con un sonido que distingue a Los Camperos por su profesionalismo musical.  El nuevo milenio marca una nueva fase en la evolución de Los Camperos presentando a una nueva generación de integrantes bajo la dirección de Jesús “Chuy” Guzmán, quien eventualmente será el sucesor de Nati.

Over the last 45 years Mariachi Los Camperos and Nati Cano have been recognized for:
• Receiving the National Heritage Fellowship of the National Endowment for the Arts
• Receiving the Silvestre Vargas Award in México
• Being nominated for a Grammy for Best Mexican American Album: Llegaron Los Camperos

Nati Cano was born to a family of day laborers and by the age of 6 his father taught him to play the Vihuela.  At 8 he was enrolled for six years in the Academy of Music in Guadalajara.  As a young teenager he joined the Chamber Orchestra and toured the Mexican Republic where he grew to understand the European roots of Mexican music, experienced regional traditions and gained a greater appreciation of his culture.  As a young adult he joined Mariachi Chapala in Mexicali and soon became the musical arranger.  In his mid-twenties Los Angeles became his home and Los Camperos were born and continue to this day to preserve a solid mariachi sound never straying from its roots.  The new millennium marks another phase in the evolution of Los Camperos introducing a new generation of members under the direction of Jesús “Chuy” Guzmán, who will eventually succeed Nati.