Relly Coloma is a pianist and one of the top recording artists in the Philippines. He is popularly known for his song "You and the Night and the Music" and "Then & Now", which features classic Filipino songs with contemporary rhythms.
Coloma learned the piano from his mother at age five, and has carried his artistry from the Philippines to Canada and then to the United States. He recorded nearly 70 albums (many of them best sellers) for Villar Recording Company. He won Best Instrumentalist in 1970 and the Golden Record Award in 1971 at the Awit Awards, the Philippines' answer to the Grammys.
From Philippines to Canada
Upon moving to Canada with his family, he cemented his relationship with Yamaha piano dealers, and won Yamaha Canada's National Electone Festival in 1974. That same year, he represented Canada at the International World Concour in Japan.
Relly Coloma received his undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia, and earned an Associate Degree in Piano from the University of the Philippines. He and his family live in Los Angeles.
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