MP3 Ana Mercedes - Natural
Various styles of original music and lyrics in Spanish including balads, salsa, tex-mex, bachata, tango, etc.
8 MP3 Songs
LATIN: General, LATIN: Latin Pop
“Natural” is a delightfully different ensemble of eight original heartfelt songs all written and performed by International Singer and Songwriter, Ana Mercedes. In Spanish, the romantic language of her origin, “Natural” is a true work of art created in honor of her Cuban-American heritage.
The tender voice of this exceptional artist and her inspiring lyrics that depict the many faces of love, make each and every one of these songs truly memorable.
“Natural” makes the spirit come alive and speaks the universal language that every heart understands.
Ana Mercedes was born and raised in Elizabeth, New Jersey, where she started her musical career as a keyboard player for a band called "The New Persuasion". She was also the
primary dancer in a Flamenco group called "Salero" that performed in Union City and Newark.
As she became more involved with singing and song-writing, she became the lead singer for the band and later sang as a soloist in local clubs such as “The Crystal Grille” and “Brother’s Three”.
Shortly after moving to Miami, she continued as a soloist in a variety of different venues and performed on television, radio stations, and many popular clubs such as “Honey For The Bears”, “Mon Petite”, “Copa Cabana",
“Les Violins”, and various prestigious hotels such as “The Marco Polo” and “The Doral Resort” in Miami Beach as well as “The Sonesta Beach Resort” in Key Biscayne.
She composed songs for a Latin musical titled “Que Punto La Cenicienta” in which she also played the role of
“Flora” one of the evil step-sisters in this musical satire of a modern thinking Cinderella. The play was presented in “El Teatro Marti”, “El Teatro Bellas Artes”, and “Teatro Rita Montaner”.
With Rudy Sanchez of Sound Design Recording Studios, Ana Mercedes created and recorded jingles for radio commercials and provided back-up vocals for other local and international performers. She then landed a singing contract with a small record label called Gardenia Records.
In 1985, Ana Mercedes became an international singer performing all over the United States as well as in Santo Domingo, Puerto Rico, Mexico and the Caribbean. She has performed on Royal Caribbean Cruise Line ships, Scandinavian World Cruises ships, and the Princess Casino in Freeport, Bahamas.
Under the Gardenia Records label, Ana Mercedes translated a popular song titled “Que Te Pasa” into English and recorded the “disco version” of the song under the title “Take It Easy”.
With the help of Gardenia Records and Sound Design Recording Studios, Ana Mercedes opened “Mandramela Productions” in 1987 and promoted local entertainers, serving as their agent for several years. She coordinated entertainment, concerts and events for a number of groups, charities and associations, the most recent being the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life.
Having a greater passion for song writing, Ana Mercedes created Anawon Productions in 1998 and released her first compact disc as an independent. She attributes the success of this project to Producer, Julio Lopez.
Ana Mercedes continues to write music on a “work for hire” basis and serves as a consultant and training coach for new and aspiring performers in all genres from “hip-hop” to “gospel”.
Her songs played on https://www.tradebit.com where they continued to rank in the top 100 for over two years. Her cd “Natural” was found in local record stores such as Allegro Music in Coral Gables and Ricky’s Records in Miami.
Now, Ana Mercedes looks forward to promoting her popular cd, “Natural” and reaching many more listeners through CD Baby. Her newest projects are a series of original songs in English which she hopes to release by 2007.