CUBAN-AMERICAN DANCING ON THE HYPHEN with AMARILYS GACIO RASSLER 1/30/2014

Amarilys CUBAN-AMERICAN DANCING ON THE HYPHEN with AMARILYS GACIO RASSLER

Amarilys Gacio Rassler, born into a family of occult practitioners. Her family escaped Communist Cuba in 1960 through the United States government program “Operation Peter Pan” In the 70’s Amarilys became deeply involved in the occult and driven by madness she nearly took her life. It was through calling on the Lord Jesus Christ that she came to her salvation and deliverance. Amarilys has since shared her testimony with the Body of Christ, for many years and this lead to a ministry of counseling. She’s given presentations in churches about the danger of the occult and the importance of spiritual warfare. She has served as a volunteer Chaplain for the Busch Gardens Theme Park in Florida for fifteen years and for eight years she has written and shared a weekly devotional Bible study for the employees of Busch Gardens under the leadership of Busch Garden’s vice-president, Mike Patrick. Six years ago, Amarilys discovered a new passion, ‘Writing’ To honor her parents and those in her native land, Amarilys wrote and published her first book, Cuban-American, Dancing On The Hyphen, a book of prose and poetry, telling the story of her immigration, and dealing with the plight of the Cuban people under Castro’s Communist regime. She has won awards for her poetry and prose. She has been published in the Florida Writers Association Magazine, The Florida Writer, Tampa Writers Alliance, Wordsmith and in Fiction 365. Presently, Amarilys is working on two memoirs, Beyond The Veil and Breach of Contract. She is also writing an anthology of fictional stories, Intersections, Tales of Suspense and Romance, Where the Natural Meets The Supernatural. She draws from her experiences and encounters with the warfare in the spirit realm. Amarilys’ Contact Information emails: carlrassler@aol.com  and sittingonhyphen@aol.com

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LUIS MARQUEZ 10/24/2010

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Luís “Papo” Márquez, nació en Pinar del Río, Cuba. Llegó a Venezuela a los 19 años con su familia y un sueño de crecer cómo músico sin imaginar que en poco tiempo se convertiría en uno de los mas reconocidos de su gremio. Luego de unos anos viajó a Miami donde vive actualmente y donde consolido su carrera musical. Ha protagonisado como productor, arreglista, compositor y trompetista una larga cadena de artistas de alto nivel como Jon Secada, Bacilos, Willy Chirino, Oscar D’ León, Juan Gabriel, Jerry Rivera, Maelo Ruíz, Celia Cruz, Erick Franchesky, Silva & Guerra, Cheo Feliciano, El Canario, José Luís Quintana “Changuito”, Ismael Miranda, Jony Pacheco, Gilberto Santarosa, Víctor Manuel, Justo Betancourt, Lalo Rodríguez, Ronald Punch, Guayacan y Guaco; fue merecedor del premio Grammy Americano en el 2005 por su trabajo como productor en el Disco “Son del Alma” de Willy Chirino, además produjo y dirigió el álbum “De Corazon a Corazon” ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Su sencillo promocional “Niña” llega a la radio y televisión de Venezuela, Colombia, Panama, Ecuador, Peru y todos los países de habla hispana para quedarse impregnado en nuestros corazones con una letra que narra el final de un amor en contra de nuestra propia voluntad y de manera muy sutil nos hace viajar a ese momento amargo que a todos nos a tocado vivir en algun capitulo de nustras vidas, una cancion desgarradora y apacionada como el propio artista la describe. “Niña” es una cancion de Salsa Romántica 100% y bailable a la vez con toques del sonido urbano del caribe en particular el sabor de Venezuela, Cuba, Colombia, y Puerto Rico.