Son 14 is a stunning big band with charisma and power. When you are talking about son, Son 14 is the most important band in Latin America. Based in Santiago de Cuba, the birthplace of son, this group of musicians has kept itself in the forefront throughout the years. In the Spanish language the word son means "they are" as well as being the name for Cuba's distinctive musical genre. Thus the name Son 14 signifies the number of musicians in the band as well as their musical roots and direction.