Join Resorts World Casino of New York City, located at 110-00 Rockaway Blvd in Jamaica, for a hot night of salsa featuring Andy Montañez and Eddie Santiago on Saturday, Aug. 20 at 9 p.m.
Grammy Award-winning Andy Montañez is an internationally renowned salsa singer from Puerto Rico, popularly known as “El Godfather de la Salsa.” Well known for his membership in the successful group “El Gran Combo” and later the Venezuelan group “La Dimension Latina,” he has also experienced international exposure with his own orchestra, which has toured Latin America and the United States several times. Montañez won his first Latin Grammy in 2006 for Best Traditional Tropical Album.This year, Montañez was honored at the 32nd annual Puerto Rican Day Parade in New York in celebration of his legendary music career.
Since then, Montañez has been collaborating with salsa Singer Ismael Miranda to produce boleros and bohemian music. Together they have worked to create an exciting new genre blend between salsa and reggaeton – “salsaton” – with rappers Daddy Yankee and Julio Voltio.
Eddie Santiago, also native to Puerto Rico, has earned himself gold and platinum records for producing hits like “Tú me Quemas” (You Burn Me) and “Qué Locura Enamorarme de Ti” (What Madness to Fall in Love with You). He was nominated for the Salsa/Merengue Album of the Year in the 2006 Grammy Awards.