Angela Bofill

Angela Bofill (born May 2, 1954) is an American soul singer and songwriter from the Bronx.

Angela Bofill was born on May 2, 1954, in Brooklyn, NYC, to a Cuban father and a Puerto Rican mother. She was raised in the Bronx, where she grew up listening to a mix of R&B and Latin music. As a child, she studied classical music and sang in the city choir. She earned a Bachelor of Music degree from the Manhattan School of Music in 1976.

Bofill first recorded with the jazz-funk/soul ensemble Ricardo Marrero & The Group, appearing on their 1976 debut album A Taste. That same year, she sang on the track “California Strut” on the album A Fifth of Beethoven by the Walter Murphy Band. Her Marrero Group bandmate, flautist Dave Valentin, linked her with producers Dave Grusin and Larry Rosen of GRP Records, the newly established jazz-funk subsidiary of Arista.

Grusin and Rosen produced Bofill’s debut album, Angie, released in 1978.


  • Angie (1978)
  • Angel of the Night (1979)
  • Something About You (1981)
  • Too Tough (1983)
  • Teaser (1983)
  • Let Me Be the One (1984)
  • Tell Me Tomorrow (1985)
  • Intuition (1988)


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