The son calentano is an instrumental form of music from the Tierra Caliente region, Mexico. It has meters in 3/4 and 6/8, an ornamented use of violin and back beats on guitar and tamborita. It is usually played by conjunto calentano ensembles and is traditionally performed with dancers.
- Johnson, Reed (5 July 2008). "Mexican violinist, actor promoted son calentano music". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 21 January 2013.
son calentano, a spry, soulful style of music native to the Tierra Caliente