I filmed Angel Marin for Undercover New York, about two years ago. He was playing with Agua Clara in Times Square, and I’d not heard a sound like it there — so peaceful. Perhaps it’s fate that I’m writing this and putting it on the site while sitting in a family home in Cusco, Peru.

Playing For Pocket Change: Episode 3
Angel Marin from the band Agua Clara

Created by Mark Cersosimo and Michael A. Capasso

Playing For Pocket Change is a series featuring musicians playing on the streets and in the subways of New York City. Often overlooked and ignored, we find out exactly who these people are and what makes them want perform in what is arguably the world’s strangest venue.

Episode 1: Erich Woodrum and Francois Nnang
Episode 2: Johnny Sheppard
Episode 3: Angel Marin
Episode 4: Natalia “Saw Lady” Paruz
Episode 5: Heth and Jed
Episode 6: Tom Swafford
Episode 7: Don Witter JR.
Episode 8: Erik Meier
Episode 9: The Singing Dragon
Episode 10: Shakerleg
Mark’s Vimeo Channel: vimeo.com/channels/pocketchange