Benjamín Vergara

Trumpeter, improviser and educator, Benjamín Vergara is based in the city of Valdivia, Chile. His work focuses on improvisation, contemporary pieces, free jazz and experimental music. Director of the Festival of Experimental Music –Relincha- occurring since 2014 in the city of Valdivia. Professor in music improvisation at School of Music and SoundArt of the Universidad Austral de Chile. He has collaborated with a huge range of musicians like Fred Frith, Ben Bennett, Keefe Jackson, Felipe Araya, Jim Baker, Rodrigo Castellanos, ensembles like Nichunimu, Durne, and multi disciplinary projects. His music is available in labels like Inexhaustible Editions, 577 Records, Relative Pitch, Tour de bras. More

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Benjamín Vergara

[Benjamín Vergara Portales]

Santiago (Chile), 1982

Residence: Valdivia (Chile)

  • Composer
  • Performer (trumpet)
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