The band Isthar was born in the 70s, in Pinto (Madrid) by the hand of José Luis Rodríguez Morcuende. Self-taught, from the first moment stood out for his compositions of long development and very careful texts. Now the band are back with a new record entitled Pequeña Sinfonía Africana. The song Más Allá del Estrecho,
In 1988 saw the release of his first album entitled in English In The World Of Dreams, recorded with the most select music scene of the time (JC Molina, Jerome Ramiro, Javier Mira, Jose Barta, Miguel Angel Collado, Bernardo Ballester, etc). After a long break, and after a new attempt (in a trio format), José Luis Rodríguez returned with a new formation with which, in 2011, they gave life to the second album Blood, Sweat And Tears. Two years later after new line-up changes, the third album El Destino Del Mundo was released, with the collaboration, for the first time, of the Candeleda Polyphonic Choir. The song No Hay Dos Sin Tres,
After another long break, motivated by the continuous line-up changes the fourth album the up to date most ambitious album Pequeña Sinfonía Africana was released. Translated to English the album name is Little African Symphony. The album is divided into two parts, The first are five themes that revolve, thematically, around the second, the main suite that gives title to the disc.
Throughout its history, innumerable musicians have passed through Isthar, with guitarists Charly Díaz and Óscar García Morena being the central axis in the formations of the last eight years, along with José Luis Rodríguez. The song Un Bosque Artificial,