Osvaldo Chacon y su Timba
"Osvaldo reacts brilliantly to an audience, who always become involved in his style and sound. If you get a chance to see this guy at a live gig, do NOT miss it.
The group has played at a number of festivals and they are one of the leading and original exponents of Cuban salsa, particularly Timba, here in the UK.
Osvaldo Chacon has also played with many of the leading bands in Cuba including- Paulito FG for a short while, then El Medico de la Salsa for two years, 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 and Azuquita, in Toros y Salsa Festival, France.
He has appeared alongside Celia Cruz, , Ruben Blades, Oscar de Leon, El Canario (Festival Salsa Latina, July 00). He was invited to sing with Herman Olivera (Eddie Palmieri) and was the lead singer with Roberto Pla at Ronnie Scotts. He also played with them at the Scottish Jazz Festival with Michel Camilo and appeared with Chick Corea. Chacon was invited to sing alongside the great salsa percussionist Hiovani Hidalgo at the Queen Elizabeth Hall as well as others."