Cruz Brothers Band

Cruz Brothers Band

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Solo artist who performs in any situation: live vocals over tracks; live vocals with guitar, keyboard or piano; live vocals with various accompanying players; live vocals with small, medium, large backing band; live vocals with symphony orchestra.

Biography

Emerging Latino singer, songwriter, arranger, producer Benny Cruz is gaining global recognition, having experienced tremendous regional success in the northern and Midwestern United States as a solo artist and as the director of his award winning band 'Benny Cruz y La Buena Vida'. Benny has earned praise as the 'Ambassador of Latin Music' from fans and peers alike. His ability to uniquely blend many forms of music: rock, alternative, pop, salsa, merengue, cumbia, banda, cha-cha, mambo, jazz and heartfelt ballads which tug at human emotion combine to provide a breathtaking, awe-inspiring and highly charged live performance. His uncanny ability to emote; to touch his fans - the masses with his live performance and music is a testament to the remarkable relationship with fans of all ages.

Benny Cruz has opened for Tito Puente, Texas Tornadoes, Ricky Smith y la Movida, La Sombra and performed together with John Tesh. He has appeared on television, radio, MTV and on the stages of Detroit's Fox Theatre, State Theatre, Pontiac Silverdome, Tiger Stadium, Comerica Park, Cobo Hall, Hart Plaza, Chene Park, Majestic Theater, Masonic Temple, Cranbrook Theater, Meadowbrook Theater, Renaissance Center, Phoenix Center, Motor City Casino, Chrysler Arts, Beats & Eats Festival, Latino World Festival, Puerto Rican Festival, Fiesta Mexicana Festival, Festival Latino, Mexicantown Festival, Unity in the Community Festival, La Raza 25th National Convention and the Detroit Institute of Arts just to name a few. Benny Cruz Y La Buena Vida performed during the 2006 Superbowl Events at the Detroit Winterblast on February 3, 2006.

Lyrics

Bailala

Written By: Benny Cruz

Gm Cm D7 Cm
Báilala que báilala…oh eh,
Gm Cm D7 Cm
Báilala que báilala…

Gm Cm D7 Cm
Báilala que báilala…oh eh,
Gm Cm D7 Cm
Báilala que báilala…

Gm Cm D7 Cm Gm Cm
Como baila esa mujer, este ritmo
D7 Cm
pa’gozar

Gm Cm D7 Cm Gm Cm
Como baila esa mujer, ella no
D7 Cm
quiere parar

Gm Cm D7 Cm
Báilala que báilala…oh eh,
Gm Cm D7 Cm
Báilala que báilala…

Gm Cm D7 Cm
Báilala que báilala…oh eh,
Gm Cm D7 Cm
Báilala que báilala…Verse 1:

Cm Bb
Con sabrosura ella se mueve, con
D7 Gm
ese ritmo caribeño
Cm Cm Bb
Ay que me envuelva en este ritmo,
D7 Gm
en este ritmo que es un sueno
Cm Bb
Si me preguntan que es su
D7 Gm
nombre, yo le contesto Meré cumbé
Cm Bb
Con su danza me hipnotiza, me
Eb D7
vuelve loco su sonrisa

Verse 2

Con su ternura su movimiento, no se que pasa no se que siento

Me gusta como ella se menea, con su mirada soy solo de ella,

Cuando ella pasa es una tormenta, siento la paz y siento la furia

Que no termine esta noche ahora, hasta que de mi ella se enamora

Gm Cm D7 Cm Gm (Repetir 16X-Guitar solo por 16 tiempos,)

Gm Cm D7 Cm
Báilala que báilala…oh eh,
Gm Cm D7 Cm
Báilala que báilala…

Discography

**New CD Due 2008**
Vivir Sin Tu Amor (2002)
Que Siga La Fiesta (1997)
Canciones de Recuerdo (1996)
Fiesta Y Pachanga (1995)
Mi Negra-ra (1992)

Benny Cruz also appears on:
Un Encuentro (1999)

Set List

Set list can be provided, but varies performance by performance. Includes originals: Que Baje Desde El Cielo, Se, Despiertame, Se Te Vai Compai, Bailala, Que Baje Desde El Cielo, Mi Negra-ra, Una Rosa, Dia A Dia, Equivocacion, Ayudame, and various covers: Suavamente, Guantanamera, Besame Mucho, Corazon Espinado, Evil Ways, Black Magic Women, Europa amongst others.