Amaryllis Santiago

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Imagine a tropical island breeze, a hot sun, and the sounds of sensual Latin, Soul, Jazz, and Dance musical fusions...that's "Amaryllis!"

Amaryllis Santiago aka The Latin Phoenix ®™ is a GRAMMY & LARAS Artist and former Governor for the Philadelphia Chapter of the Recording Academy. She has a passion for community, music and writing. She is collaborating with International Artist and Composer Jose Pena Suazo, Santo Domingo, D.R. for her upcoming Salsa Single and with Midas King Productions, London UK for her upcoming Smooth Jazz/R&B Album. Both projects to be released in 2014.

Her recent CD, “No Me Doy Por Vencida” was submitted to The 14th Latin Grammy (r) 2013 “For Consideration,” in 3 different categories. The single, “No Me Doy Por Vencida” reached #34 in The Tropical Latin Charts. (Allmusic.com/Mediabase)

“Me Gusta Tu Baile” Patti LaBelle Cover received Limelight Cover Song of The Year in 2010. http://limelighttest.wordpress.com/page/2/)

Her first CD, “The Next Level” received a Special Mention in Cannes, France at the MIDEM Music Conference as being the First Latin Jazz Latina to have 2 songs in the Top 10 MIDEM PREVIEW Magazine in 2008. (#6-Simply Me and #10 VFW.)

Her company, Syllirama Entertainment, LLC, produced the Jose Feliciano ”World Tour 2013” at The Forum Auditorium in Harrisburg, PA, where she also performed as his Special Guest.

She released her Self-Published Book, “Poetry From Within” in 2010.

She is currently working towards her PhD and earned a MA in Music and Third Sector Leadership, and her B.S., in Community and Human Services.

Her vision and goal is to affirm that dreams can come true by hard work, discipline, honesty, and being true to Oneself.

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