Adam Cruz and Eddie Nicholas - Ghumbah (El Guaguanco de Adan)

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“Ghumbah” is the brain child of DJ/Producer Adam Cruz. This is a chant for the soul, a dance for our ancestors that live all around us. Here, Eddie uses his amazing vocals to summon the Gods of Latin Roots. The result is an intense Latin fusion of Afro-Caribbean drum rhythms, sexy strings, and bangin’ bongos. Perfect for the summer, “Ghumbah” is inspired by and pays homage to such legendary congueros as Mongo Santamaría, Carlos “Patato” Valdes, Jose Luis Quintana “Changuito” and many others like them. Eddie brings his gospel flavor to the forefront and creates his own Guaguancó; his first sung completely in Spanish. Make no mistake about it, “Ghumbah” is a religious experience set to music.


Ghumbah, Ghumbah, Ghumbah, Ghumbah
Baila Ghumbah, Si Senor
Baila Ghumbah, Como No


from Life and Times LP [Deluxe Edition], released November 15, 2011
Written and produced by Adam Cruz. Lead vocals by Eddie Nicholas.
Background vocals by Eddie Nicholas and Adam Cruz. Timbales by John Mendoza.
Published by Mixtape Sessions Music (ASCAP).


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