Omar Salas Diaz was born in Habana ( Cuba),in the 1957.
His father Josè Luis Salas gives him first notions of guitar, when he was nine years old.
His studies continue in the Ignacio Cervantes's Music Conservatory.
He was director of famous cuban orquestras and has supported most of famous international cuban artist as Pio Leyva, Ramon Veloz, Coralia Hernandez ecc.
He was the precursor of the gener of TIMBA which is the fusion between the cuban percussions with the jazz. His group Iyacarey, together with Irakere,Opus13, Afrocuba and La 440 was in the years '80 between the most popular groups of Timba.
He continued experimenting rock,pop, bolero and trova cuban traditional,is composer and arranger of more of 100 songs traded in SGAE Espana.
Works in Italy from the 1997.