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Vergara, Benjamin / Amanda Irarrazabal: Ultimo Sosiego (577 Records)

Influenced by the landscapes and sonic profiles of Chile's extreme southern territory, Chilean trumpeter Benjamin Vergara (Relincha Festival of Experimental Music) and double bassist Amanda Irarrazabal alliterate and reflect through a series of four improvisations coaxing texture and melody in their dialogs through tremendous technique and concentration.
 

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Benjamin Vergara-trumpet

Amanda Irarrazabal-double bass


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UPC: 755491288733

Label: 577 Records
Catalog ID: CD-577R-5916-1
Squidco Product Code: 34079

Format: CDR
Condition: New
Released: 2023
Country: USA
Packaging: Digipack
Recorded at Estudio Acutica UACh, in Valdivia, Chile, on November 26th, 2021, by Jorge Cardenas.

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"Ültimo Sosiego is a collaboration between Chilean musicians Benjamin Vergara on Trumpet and Amanda Irarrazabal on Double Bass, both active South American musicians. Both artists have previously released music with the label, but this is the first project where they unite forces for a 577 record.

On the album, textures, melodies and spaces draw from Chile's extreme southern territory and soundscape, building slowly from open, sparse arrangements to the explosive, like a silent eruption of a volcano. The ancestral song that Ültimo Sosiego is established in a musical setting where improvisation communicates with the living world, a music that observes its own appearance and disappearance, like lava, rock and dust."-577 Records


Artist Biographies

"Benjamin Vergara: Trumpeter, improviser and educator, born in Santiago de Chile in 1982, based in the city of Valdivia, Chile.

His work focuses on improvised music, written contemporary music, free jazz and experimental music.

Director of Festival of experimental music -Relincha- occurring since 2014 in the city of Valdivia."

-Benjamin Vergara Website (https://www.benjaminvergara.com/bio)
2/21/2024

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"Amanda Irarrazabal was born in Santiago de Chile in 1982, currently living in Buenos Aires, Argentina; is a bassist, bassist, singer, improviser and composer. in 2002 he began his musical career, going through different genres (classical, experimental, jazz, rock, tango and Latin American music); and choosing free improvisation and original music as what most identifies her. has been part of projects such as Inciertario, Jorge Campos Grupo, Cardias, Arre!, Dactilar, Cátodo Dúo, De Escamas, Eriza, Entre Otros. among others."

-Pany Rosas Discos (http://www.panyrosasdiscos.net/amanda-irarrazabal/)
2/21/2024

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Track Listing:



1. Ultimo Sosiego 4:15

2. Mapamundis, Un Papel Arrugado 18:42

3. Nuevo Meredngue 8:24

4. En Camino 7:00

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Improvised Music
Free Improvisation
Jazz
Mexico, Central & South Americas + Islands
Recordings featuring brass instruments - trumpets, trombones, tubas, other horns
Stringed Instruments
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