Win 'Hymns for Peace: Live at Montreux 2004'!
Numerous jazz musicians incorporated elements of rock into their music during the 1970s, creating "jazz-rock fusion." However, among rock musicians only Carlos Santana returned the favor, bringing elements of jazz into a rock structure --- "rock-jazz fusion", if you will. While his efforts were not as commercially successful as his so-called Latin Rock, his willingness to ignore the artificial barriers between musical styles resulted in some classic recordings.
In this 2004 concert, Santana assembles an impressive cast of guest stars, mostly jazz musicians, for an extravaganza that covers rock, jazz, reggae, blues, soul, pop, and concludes with a tribute to Ludwig van Beethoven. This is the first time I've seen jazz luminaries like Herbie Hancock, John McLaughlin, Chick Corea, and Wayne Shorter jam on pieces like Bob Marley's "Exodus" and Santana's "Jingo". The distinction between musical labels is rapidly erased, and the result is a heady brew.
So, if you would like to win one of these incredible new Blu-Ray's, just answer this easy question: Santana was inducted into the Rock 'n Roll Hall of Fame in what month and year?!
Send us your answers and if you're correct you'll be in the running to win one of these new Blu Rays! Just send us an e:mail here before April 15th with your answer and the subject title CONTEST: SANTANA BLU RAYs to: email@example.com
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