Shambayah

is a Mexi-Rican husband and wife musical duo established in 2017 by Elán Allende and Jennifer Colon. Together they use their tropical influences as well as their Kabbalistic and Alchemical beliefs to create different sounds that connect the planets. The name Shambayah comes from the Buddhist word Shangrila meaning place of peace.

Elán

is a singer, songwriter, and guitarist, who was born and raised in Aspen, Colorado by his Mexican father and Puerto Rican mother. Not only has he been musically influenced by his Father who is a singer and actor, Fernando Allende; but also by the following great artists whom he personally knows and has received advice from: Emilio & Gloria Estefan, Keith Richards & Ron Wood from the Rolling Stones, Lionel Richie, and Maná.

Jenny

is a singer, songwriter, host, and model born in Hartford Connecticut, but raised in Puerto Rico. From a very early age she was had an interest in the arts joining the entertainment world at the age of 15. She has done promotional campaigns for: Gatsby, Covergirl, Dove, Coors light, Plaza Las Americas, Kia, Hotel La Concha, Avon & Bakers, Univision PR among others. Her musical influences are Ricky Martin, Gloria Estefan, Selena and Nina Simone.

When it comes to the duo it’s very clear Jenny is the Ying to Elán’s Yang. Their music not only showcases their musical talents, but also their spiritual beliefs, giving fans true insight on who Shambayah is.

Highlights

  • Their first single “Do The Zumba” is a tropical fusion made for Zumba Fitness, that will be released early 2018.
  • Over 15k followers in Instagram.
  • Jenny writes most of the lyrics for Shambayah’s songs.
  • Elán is also a producer who has written & recorded most of the music for Shambayah.
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