photo by Pepemogt

trumpeter / composer / improviser

Born in Ensenada, Baja California, Ivan Trujillo is known to be one of the region’s most versatile musicians, playing in ensembles ranging from Jazz and Classical Music to Electronic and free improvisation. 

There, he is the director of La Covacha Big Band and Iván Trujillo Ensamble, and founder of improvisation collectives such as Tacet Synchros and LC eTrois. He is also co-founder and director of the international improvisation week

In May of 2018, Trujillo released his first album, “Part Zero,” in trio format with the Ivan Trujillo Ensamble under the Castor & Pollux Music Label.

He has performed in many festivals around the world such as FONT  (NYC), FONTwest (San Diego), Glastonbury (England), Fusion (Germany), Cervantino Festival (Mexico), and National Jazz Festival (Mexico).