Isaac Velasquez | Zildjian 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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What inspires me?

Musicality. Exploring new ideas and working on them. Simplicity and complexity. All the mazing musicians that I learned from every day.


Words of Wisdom for the Next Generation of musicians

Playing music for a living is a privilege and try to always remember it. Learning to play drums can be overwhelming at times, enjoy every aspect of the process.


Favorite Zildjian cymbals or combo

My favorite stack is a 16" K Custom Dark Crash under a 18" A custom EFX. My favorite every day set are the K custom dark.

Behind the kit

Andres Cepeda Mil Ciudades Drum Cam

Cujo - Vela Mind Experience

Isaac Velasquez Drum Solo

Photo Credits:
Profile: Segovia Photography