La Borinqueña is a salsa band in Toronto with an authentic sound and hard beating tunes focused on the dancer. Created in 2017, La Borinqueña has already made a name for itself among musicians and audience. The Orchestra’s main style is influenced mainly from Puerto Rican salsa style and singers. The style is relaxed yet with intense rhythms, strong horn arrangements and catchy singer lines, producing an authentic blend of conservative and aggressive salsa style.
Led by bassist Ruddy Bolaños, an active and in high demand bassist in the Latin scene, Ruddy has been working in the Toronto scene since the early 1990’s, also across Canada and United States with different artist. Ruddy has worked and played along with many International artists such as Ismael Miranda, Tito Rojas, Eddie Santiago, Son de Cali, Roberto Blades, and has recorded on many CD’s with elite local artist such as Luis Mario Ochoa, Conjunto Lacalu, Amanda Martinez, Cassava Latin Orchestra, Miguel De La Bastide, Angel Luis Marquez, Yani Borrel, Orchestra Fantasia and many other projects.
La Borinqueña is composed by experienced musicians from many parts of Latin America and Canada, recently released their first original single “Dejame Ya” and working.