" one of the significant stars of timba"
– New York Times
Issac Delgado is one of the greatest salseros of all time. His charismatic vocals and style led to the creation of timba, a high-energy subset of salsa. Issac pays homage to Spanish and African cultures with his own individual brand of Afro-Cuban music, bringing deep-rooted sentiment to modern Cuban music.
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- Issac was the lead singer of NG La Banda, a salsa orchestra led by José Luis Cortes. This was the band that gave birth to “timba,” a genre within salsa music featuring faster tempos and more focus on timbales and percussion.
- Issac’s solo career began in the 90’s with the debut album entitled Dando La Hora followed by Con Ganas under the musical direction and collaboration of pianist Gonzalo Rubalcaba.
- Issac has collaborated with Celia Cruz, Sergio George, Cachao, Ana Belén, Cheo Feliciano, Víctor Manuel, Freddy Cole, Pedrito Martínez, and many others.
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