Edwin Bonilla is a Latin Grammy nominated, multi-talented musicianof Puerto Rican decent. One of the best percussionists, songwriters and producers in the world, Edwin has worked with many top artists like Gloria Estefan, Ricky Martin, Madonna, Juan Luis Guerra, Marc Anthony, Cachao, Gilberto Santa Rosa, Celia Cruz and many more.
Edwin presented his newest production ‘Homenaje a los Rumberos’ album under the label SonicProjects Records. His previous recordings, ‘Edwin y Su Son’, ‘Soy La Candela’ and ‘Pa’ La Calle’ received outstanding reviews and critical acclaim from renowned music critics like Descarga.com, All About Jazz, Allmusic.com, AOL Radio, The Miami Herald and many more.
‘Homenaje a los Rumberos’ pays tribute to the old school Salsa masters, with original songs and classics like ‘Canto Abacua’ by Rubén Blades and ‘Ella Está En Otra Rumba’ by Tite Curet Alonso. The album earned two nominations for the Latin Grammys for Best Salsa Album and Best Engineered Album. Powerful horns, strong percussion riffs, crisp and wide vocal arrangements, deep live “descargas” are what define Edwin’s sound. Edwin blends rich Afro-percussion with blasting pure dance tracks for the authentic Salsa dancers. Featured artists include: Jesús “El Niño” Pérez, Giovanni Hidalgo, Cheo Quiñones and Ricardo Gaitán.