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Osvaldo chacón y su timba

Timba Sound Machine

Osvaldo chacon


A Cuban Band based in the UK, (English version)
"Osvaldo chacón est un jeune chanteur, musicien, compositeur et interprète au talent très prometteur, Je pense qu'il sera intéressant de suivre son évolution dans la sphère musicale".Tamayo Polo, Afro Cuba All Stars.
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The group

The group has played at a number of festivals and is one of the leading and original exponents of Cuban salsa here in the UK.
Oscar De Leon and Osvaldo Osvaldo Chacon has played with many of the leading bands in Cuba including - El Medico de la Salsa, Paulito FG,and Bamboleo ( CD 'Te Gusto o Te Caigo Bien' ) Since taking up residency in London he has also been requested to support bands such as - Adalberto Santiago of Fania All Stars, Tito Allen, Azuquita, in Toros y Salsa Festival, France.

Timba Sound Machine
He has also appeared alongside, Celia Cruz, Oscar de Leon, Ruben Blades, El Canario (Festival Salsa Latina,16th July 00) He was invited to sing with Herman Olivera (Eddie Palmieri)in Ronnie Scotts and was the lead singer invited to sing with Roberto Pla at Ronnie Scotts. He also played with Roberto Pla at the Scottish Jazz Festival alongside Michel Camilo and has also appeared with Chick Corea. Last year he was invited to sing alongside the great salsa percussionist Hiovani Hidalgo at the Queen Elizabeth Hall. (15th July 00)
Osvaldo chacón y su timba

Original salsa/timba and classic style son

Chacon y su Timba have been invited to play at - Jazz Cafe, Barbican Centre, The Millennium Dome, World Beat Festival - Morecambe Bay, Brighton Arts Festival, Smollenskys on the Strand, Farfield Halls - Croydon, the Hilton Hotel, the Alternative Arts Latin Festival among others. This year Chacon has supported Eddie Palmieri at Queen Elizabeth Hall as the invited lead vocalist for Tumbaito (25th may) The group consists of between 7 - 10 pieces and plays a range of original salsa/ timba and classic style son. The group has just released their first CD with Arc Music - USA title - Salsa Afrocubana. Chacon has also released previous CDs in Cuba with El Medico and Bamboleo.

If you would be interested in booking the band or having more information about the group please contact Osvaldo Chacon.
E-Mail : osvaldo@chacon.co.uk. for more details and soon to be launched personal website: www.chacon.co.uk