PR Log - Dec 06, 2012 - “The Magic of Christmas,” is an original song which was written by George A. Santino and Larry R. Bridges; includes a violin solo from local artist Geoffrey Castle; produced, mixed and mastered by Erich Benedict of With an H Media. “Christmas is my favorite time of year. I hope that my fans enjoy this album as much as I enjoyed the experience of recording it,” says George A. Santino. Be touched this Christmas and watch the memorable video of The Magic of Christmas on YouTube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FAf7l8wShHk&feature=yo...
“Listening to George sing.. you can tell that this is definitely a man that sings from the heart!!”
-- Robert Coronado, Amazon customer.
“You can't go wrong here because as much as folks like all the classic stuff, it's nice to get something new that genuinely works for Christmas.”
-- Charles Wheeler, Amazon customer.
Mr. Santino has many Frank Sinatra-inspired recordings but with his own touch, he is carrying on the nostalgic music into the new generation. Debuting album “Come Fly With Me,” was released in summer of 2012 as a collection of crooner hits. “That’s Life” debuted as #1 on Amazon’s Hot New Releases in Swing Jazz. George's music video for “Come Fly With Me,” raved with over 18,000 views and was well received by jazz music fans all over the world as well as the media. The Jazz Times reported, “George A. Santino has launched yet another fulfilling career—that of smooth crooner of the Great American Songbook.”
George was born in Philadelphia, PA to a poor family growing up in a housing project where poverty and violence were prominent. George learned early on that he had to work hard to get ahead, he has a uniquely American story to tell. George A. Santino longed for a career in the music business since childhood. Music never left the back of his mind, however he shelved his dream to provide for his family. After fulfilling a rewarding career at Microsoft, he was able to return to his childhood dream of performing and storytelling.