VegasVibes Season 3 Episode 10 hosted by Esmeralda Padilla-Gould proudly features Jimmy Borja. Mr. Borja is an accomplished songwriter, very well known for his award-winning original compositions and countless hit songs. Mr. Borja writes for the likes of Ms. Lani Misalucha who originally interpreted an all-time hit song “Bukas Na Lang Kita Mamahalin,” Ella May Saison for the “If the Feeling is Gone” which Kyla did her own rendition of the song as well, Ariel Rivera for the classic Christmas song, “Sana Ngayong Pasko,” to name a few of the brightest stars who beautifully interpreted his works from the Philippine Music Industry.
Mr. Borja emigrated to the U.S. in his mid 40’s in pursuit of an international recording career, and was later signed by an American Publishing Company in Nashville, Tennessee, known as the “Songwriting Capital of the World.” He’s now based in Los Angeles and enjoys educating and mentoring aspiring songwriters through conducting songwriting workshops in Nashville, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and now here in Las Vegas.
Thank you so much for being on our show, Mr. Jimmy Borja. It was truly a pleasure to have met you. Saying you’re very down-to-earth, inspiring, and talented is an understatement. The one of the most sought after songwriter’s songwriter of all time. Legendary. I’m looking forward to collaborating with you on your future projects with Asian Culture TV. – Esmeralda
Keep a lookout for his songwriting workshop at the Asian Culture Center.