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Julissa Veloz / Bio

Veloz was born in Newark, New Jersey. By the age of 10, Veloz began taking lessons with opera singer Nadine Herman at the Newark School of the Arts. During her vocal training, Veloz performed at several affairs with CEOs and Presidents of corporations such as Verizon and Prudential and she was recommended to attend Juilliard by pianist Dalton Baldwin.[citation needed] She earned several music scholarships,[which?] many of which she was the first vocalist to receive.[citation needed] Veloz expanded her artistic reach by writing several monologues which she later performed with her cast in the Broadway of New Jersey, the New Jersey Performing Arts Center.

Veloz left opera to pursue R&B and pop with music producer/teacher Gerry Williams, who worked with artists such as Justin Timberlake, Celine Dion and Mandy Moore. During this time, Veloz co-wrote and recorded her first two demos, "Far from Me" and "Feel the Music" to release to the public. After disappointing results, Veloz decided to audition for American Idol and made it to the final rounds before being cut due to laryngitis.

One of her family members met label owner and DJ/producer, Rod Carrillo, in 2009, who signed her to his label, Carrillo Music, and her first single "Take Control" was recorded then released in February 2010.[2] The song rose up the Billboard Dance chart to #8.[3] She released her second single, “Predator”, in October 2010. In 2011, she released "Sweet Sugar Poison" and "Mayhem" singles. "Mayhem" reach #19 on the Billboard Dance Chart and got support from iheartradio on Club Phusion, Music Choice, Aol Radio as well as over radio support in 20 other markets.

General Info

Artist Name
Julissa Veloz
Profile Page
https://www.reverbnation.com/julissaveloz
Genres
Pop / Dance / Electronic

Contact Info

Location
Sayreville, NJ
Manager
Rod Carrillo

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