Angels on Earth

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1997 Charitable Organization Р7th annual LA Music Awards

Sponsor of the 14th annual LA Music Awards

“Angels on Earth” Music For Healing Foundation

MARINO SOUNDWAVES
Angels On Earth
Foundation Benefit
at La Bruschetta

By Al “The Limo Man”

As musical artists, each one of us has a divine obligation to utilize our God given talents to somehow help further the greater good of all mankind. Many artists fail to see this and are often times led down a road of self-destruction, expressing hatred and anger with their music.
MARINO SOUNDWAVES has discovered life’s true path to musical immortality. Some critics have tried to tell me that this concept that Marino developed is just a marketing ploy to help stimulate his album sales. That might make sense to those who don’t know Marino and his lovely wife Janet, who both work tirelessly promoting this wonderful music that, according to top health industry professionals, really does have amazing healing powers.
In just it’s second year of existence The Angels On Earth foundation has received endorsements from some of the most prominent figures on the entire planet. Donald Trump, Michael Jackson, Muhammed Ali and Carlos Santana are just a few of the many celebrities that support the efforts of this one-of-a-kind artist and performer. The event held on September 21st was perfect. The food, wine and champagne were all first class, as was the entire evenings presentations and silent auction. Marino was somehow able to get some incredible stuff donated by celebrities for bids by the attendees. And some people try to tell me that this guy doesn’t have connections to the Supreme God of the Universe!
The event has already outgrown this facility. Next year, with an ever expanding list of celebrity endorsers, this event should be held at a much larger venue.
The sole vision of Angels On Earth is to provide angelic healing music worldwide FREE OF CHARGE to hospitals, surgeons, therapist, specialists, doctors, and of course, the sick and the dying patients. The foundation truly believes that a life lived for others is a life worthwhile. The foundation’s credo lies in the phrase, “Kindness is the Highest Form of Wisdom.” There are many who believe that music is well said to often be the speech of Angels. It has the power to help heal, comfort and transform the human psyche from negative to positive.
If all musicians worked the way that Marino does the world might be a much better place. Marino is nominated for Best Guitarist at the 7th Annual L.A. Music Awards.

Employment History
President
Cohn-De Silva Entertainment
President and Creator
Blues Idol LLC
Musician
Board Memberships and Affiliations
Advisory Board Member
The Blues Foundation Inc
Founder
Cohn-De Silva Entertainment
Advisory Board Member
Blues Idol LLC
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Blues Idol … ADVISORY BOARD
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MARINO DE SILVA President/Executive Producer: Blues Idol President: Cohn-De Silva Entertainment, Los Angeles President/Founder: Angels On Earth Foundation
MARINO began his career as a musician, becoming an international award-winning guitarist who played shows with Santana, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Johnny Winter, Keith Richards and ZZ Top, among others.

In early 2003 Marino founded Cohn-De Silva Entertainment with the legendary Larry Cohn, ex President of Epic Records and Playboy Entertainment and Founder of Sony/Legacy’s “Blues ‘n Roots” series.

“Impresario/guitarist” Marino is also President and Founder of Angels On Earth, a music-for-healing non-profit foundation, supported by Elizabeth Taylor, Muhammad Ali, Carlos Santana and Diane Warren, to name but a few.

Marino was honored as “Humanitarian of the Year” at the 2001 Los Angeles Music Awards, and received the “Paws of Fame” award from the Wildlife Waystation the same year in recognition of his “support and commitment to animals worldwide”.
In response to the 9-11 tragedy, Marino produced one of the most successful and creative musical projects, “Guitars for Freedom” featuring some of the greatest guitar players in the history of music. Marino digitally remastered unreleased Jimi Hendrix and Santana tracks, as well as Grammy-winners Steve Vai, Albert Lee, Martin Barre (Jethro Tull), Alan Holdsworth and a host of other guitar greats.

Marino brought the guitar world together for this project, receiving a special award from the Carvin Guitar Company for producing this commendable project. Marino also won the award for “Best 9-11 Tribute Album” from the Los Angeles Music Awards 2002.
Due to the overwhelming response to “Guitars for Freedom”, Marino produced the follow up “Guitars For Freedom II” which was released on the anniversary of 9/11, and featured Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page (Led Zeppelin), Jeff Beck, Mick Ronson, Steve Lukather and Michael Landau, and other greats.

“Talkin’ to Angels”, produced by Marino, received the 2003 Los Angeles Music Award for “Spiritual Album of the Year” and features some of the greatest names in the history of classic rock, including members of Jethro Tull, Santana, Three Dog Night, Supertramp, Steely Dan, Doobie Brothers, Chicago, Kansas, Canned Heat, Robin Trower, Montrose, Gamma, Sons of Champlin, Tower of Power and Toto, and features a special appearance from Bonnie Raitt.
Blues Icon … ADVISORY BOARD
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MARINO DE SILVAPresident/Executive Producer: Blues IconPresident: Cohn-De Silva Entertainment, Los AngelesPresident/Founder: Angels On Earth Foundation
MARINO began his career as a musician, becoming an international award-winning guitarist who played shows with Santana, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Johnny Winter, Keith Richards and ZZ Top, among others.

In early 2003 Marino founded Cohn-De Silva Entertainment with the legendary Larry Cohn, ex President of Epic Records and Playboy Entertainment and Founder of Sony/Legacy’s “Blues ‘n Roots” series.

“Impresario/guitarist” Marino is also President and Founder of Angels On Earth, a music-for-healing non-profit foundation, supported by Elizabeth Taylor, Muhammad Ali, Carlos Santana and Diane Warren, to name but a few.

Marino was honored as “Humanitarian of the Year” at the 2001 Los Angeles Music Awards, and received the “Paws of Fame” award from the Wildlife Waystation the same year in recognition of his “support and commitment to animals worldwide”.
In response to the 9-11 tragedy, Marino produced one of the most successful and creative musical projects, “Guitars for Freedom” featuring some of the greatest guitar players in the history of music.Marino digitally remastered unreleased Jimi Hendrix and Santana tracks, as well as Grammy-winners Steve Vai, Albert Lee, Martin Barre (Jethro Tull), Alan Holdsworth and a host of other guitar greats.

Marino brought the guitar world together for this project, receiving a special award from the Carvin Guitar Company for producing this commendable project.Marino also won the award for “Best 9-11 Tribute Album” from the Los Angeles Music Awards 2002.
Due to the overwhelming response to “Guitars for Freedom”, Marino produced the follow up “Guitars For Freedom II” which was released on the anniversary of 9/11, and featured Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page (Led Zeppelin), Jeff Beck, Mick Ronson, Steve Lukather and Michael Landau, and other greats.

“Talkin’ to Angels”, produced by Marino, received the 2003 Los Angeles Music Award for “Spiritual Album of the Year” and features some of the greatest names in the history of classic rock, including members of Jethro Tull, Santana, Three Dog Night, Supertramp, Steely Dan, Doobie Brothers, Chicago, Kansas, Canned Heat, Robin Trower, Montrose, Gamma, Sons of Champlin, Tower of Power and Toto, and features a special appearance from Bonnie Raitt.
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In an e-mail to The Blues Blog received this morning, blues brother Marino De Silva, president & creator of Blues Idol, informed me that American Idol has taken out an injunction against Blues Idol to stop Blues Idol in its quest to find the next generation of Blues greats.
In what he termed “a classic David vs Goliath situation,” De Silva vowed to take it “all the way to the Supreme Court, if necessary.”

Blues Idol is a brand-new TV concept developed by long-time music industry professionals Larry Cohn, former president of Epic Records, and Marino De Silva, founder of the nonprofit Angels On Earth Music for Healing Foundation.

Blues Idol creator Marino De Silva has plainly stated publicly “Blues Idol poses no threat to American Idol.

For more information on this legal dispute contact Marino De Silva at (310) 578-8260.
Soldiers’ Angels – Featured Artist
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Marino DeSilva founded Angels on Earth to coordinate musicians who want to use their musical skills to support charitable organizations in the work of comforting or healing.Under DeSilva’s leadership, Angels on Earth has put together a new CD with a selection of patriotic songs performed by famous artists, Angels Across America.The proceeds from sales of the CD go to Soldiers’ Angels and other “troop support” organizations.As DeSilva says, “This is obviously no political statement, whether people agree or disagree, our men and women are over there and they’re sacrificing everything for freedom.”
Angels Across America
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International award-winning guitar virtuoso and impresario, Marino, Founder and President of Angels On Earth Foundation, is a man who believes in Angels and the healing power of music. Through his Foundation, Marino fuses the metaphysical with the physical and makes healing music a reality for everyone.
Marino was honored as “Humanitarian of the Year” at the Los Angeles Music Awards in November 2001 and received the “Paws of Fame” award the same year from the Wildlife Waystation in recognition of his “support and commitment to animals worldwide.”
In 2002, Carvin Guitars presented Marino with an award to honor his “Guitars For Freedom” album.

Marino brought the entire guitar community together for this multi-award winning album which was widely recognized as the most creative compilation CD released to benefit the 9-11 charities.
Talkin’ To Angels, produced by Marino, received the Los Angeles Music Award for “Spiritual Album of the Year” in 2003. The album features some of the greatest names in the history of classic rock. Marino was also honored by the Los Angeles Music Awards in 2004 as best producer/musician for his production, writing and musical contribution for “The Magic”, which features Carlos Santana and members of the Santana band, past and present.

In November 2004 at BB Kings Club on Universal City Walk, Marino received the Platinum Award from “Team Vico” in recognition of his generous and ongoing support of “Team Vico” in their efforts to reach children with autism through music.
Marino created Angels Across America in 2005 in proud support of our Troops, and will be working alongside Homes For Our Troops, Freedom Calls and Soldier’s Angels to help improve the quality of life for our soldiers fighting the war, and when returning home from active duty.
Marino is a musician who, to many in the world of music and the healing arts, is an “Angel in the City of Angels.”