Some early Cuban bands were attracted to the dance music of Havana, Cuarteto Tipico Oriental was inspired even more from the rural traditions of Cuba’s guajira peasantry. The eyesight of Miguel Matamoras, Cuarteto Tipico Oriental presented the folk-like noises of classical guitar, tres, maracas and bongos. Created in Feb 1945, Cuarteto Tipico Oriental continue being popular over fifty percent a century later on. While they managed a minimal profile for a number of years, the group continues to be making a return fueled from the Buena Vista Sociable Club-inspired development of Cuban music. Furthermore to traditional habaneras and boleros, the repertoire of Cuarteto Tipico Oriental contains tunes from nineteenth hundred years Cuban theater.