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Tito Puente Latin Music Series

La Selección

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O'Day Park
85 West Newton Street
United States

Angel Rodriguez AKA Miguel Ángel was born in the Dominican Republic and grew up in Puerto Rico, Miami, and Boston.

At 17 he started playing percussion and at 20 he started singing. In 1983 he performed with the La Gran Manzana Orchestra in New York and later with the famous salsa singer José Alberto El Canario. Later, he moved to Boston where he formed his first band— Miguel Ángel y la Orquesta de él la Selección, in 1986. In 1990 he traveled with his band to different states, including New York, Connecticut, Florida, and California. He has also accompanied Oscar de León, Andy Montañez, Conjunto Classico, and Franklin Ruiz. In recent years he had the great opportunity to play with the well-known trumpeter Carlos de Leon. Currently, his band, La Selección, plays several times a month at La Fabrica Central in Cambridge, MA and many other establishments in New England.