Isaac Velasquez | Vic Firth Artist

Isaac Velasquez


Isaac Velasquez, Venezuelan native was raised around drums since his father is also a drummer and the reason he became one himself. He moved to Miami, FL in 2003 where he started working professionally at the age of 20, playing around town and doing recording sessions for various artists in a wide range of music genres. Isaac has worked and toured with different artists. Among them, Fanny Lu, Charlie Zaa, Guillermo Davila, Karina, Los del Rio, Milton Salcedo, Federico Britos, Dave Muse from Firefall, Nestor Torres, Andres Cepeda among others. In 2018 Isaac moved to Nashville, TN where he continues to work on different projects with local artists performing on sessions and live shows in and out of Music City.

Isaac Velasquez

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Most memorable Next-Level Performance

Playing at Mompox jazz festival with Pianist Milton Salcedo in front of thousands of people. Music was very complex with very little time to work on it.


What Drives Your Creativity?

Inspiration from amazing drummers such as Dave Weckl, Steve Gadd, Dennis Chambers, Elvin Jones, Tony Williams, David Garibaldi, Jack Dejohnette, Jeff Porcaro, Vinnie Colaiuta.


Why do you choose Vic Firth?

Who Wouldn't? I've been using Vic Firth my whole career and these are the most reliable drumsticks out there!

Behind the kit

Isaac Velasquez Drum Solo

Andres Cepeda - Mi Generación at Filmore Theater

Andres Cepeda Mil Ciudades Drum Cam

Vela Mind Experience - Second Passing (Official Music Video)

Photo Credits:
Profile: Segovia Photography
Header: Chris Tafoya