Benjamín Opazo was born and raised in Santiago, Chile. He has been playing drums for 12 years now, studying drums, percussion and music theory in the Catholic University Music Institute, Audiomusica and Projazz Institute. He is currently launching a new CD with the local band “7 Puntas” and giving lessons in the Santiago area.
“Benji”, as his family and friends call him, was and still being influenced by Dennis Chambers, Vinnie Colaiuta, Steve Gadd, Benny Greb, Tony Royster Jr, Cristóbal Orozco and many others.
He is raising as a part of the new Chilean drummers generation that is coming to enrich the music world with very much talented and professional musicians with a strong musical sense and technical skills.
Now Benjamín is working on his new website and material to show his drumming, photos, videos, tour dates, and any other information related to his musical activity.