Pacífico was born in 1998 after the encounter of Marcos
Ribas and Ismael Cortez at a Guitar Craft residential course
at Quilpue city, Chile. After some months the rehearsals begun
and the cellist player Paulette Joui joined to complete the
first group line up.
devoted to rehearse, compose, and arrange material which would
be presented in different places from their local area and
Santiago de Chile city, standing out from these performances
the opening act for the “Gauchos Alemanes” performance
at Valparaiso city at the end of 1999.
In search of experimenting and new sonority the guitarist
Alan Reale and the tabla player and percussionist Juan Gronemeyer
joins the group during 2000.
2002 Sur Pacífico records their first CD called “In
the beginning”, which has received very good reviews
at a national and international scale. One of the pieces from
this CD has been included in the various artists compilation
realised by Inner Knot label called “The Plague of Crafty
2004 the group again experiences a change in its line up;
this time going back to the original trio format. At present
time its integrants are: Marcos Ribas (acoustic guitar), Carlos
Cruz (bass) and Sebastián Pan (electric & acoustic