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Santana - Corazon (Preview)

Santana, Corazon

TEN time GRAMMY®-Award winning rock icon and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, Carlos Santana announced that he and his band Santana will be releasing their first ever Latin Music album on May 5, 2014, entitled Corazon on Sony Music.

Santana performed many of the songs from his forthcoming album Corazon at a once in a lifetime concert event in December, accompanied by many of his album special guests, all celebrating their Latin music heritage in Guadalajara, Mexico (in his native state of Jalisco) at Arena VFG in Guadalajara.

The concert, entitled Corazon, Live From Mexico: Live It To Believe It, will be broadcast on HBO Latino and HBO Latin America this spring and released later on DVD. This is the first time ever that HBO Latino and HBO Latin America have joined forces to premiere a concert event in the US and Latin American regions.

Superstar performances on Corazon, the album, include ChocQuibtown, Lila Downs, Gloria Estefan, Los Fabulosos Cadillacs, Juanes, Ziggy Marley, Miguel, Niña Pastori, Pitbull, Samuel Rosa of Skank, Cindy Blackman Santana, Romeo Santos, Wayne Shorter, Soledad, and Diego Torres.

Corazon, the concert and album project brings Carlos back to his birthplace, in the city of Autlan, just south of Guadalajara and celebrates Carlos’ love of his musical heritage, as well as showcases Carlos’ own personal influence on Latin music and on today’s generation of Latin superstars. Many genres of Latin music are represented in these collaborations including pop, rock, salsa, hip-hop, folk, reggae, traditional and bachata.

Corazon was recorded in Las Vegas with producer Lester Mendez at the helm and is a joint album release between Sony Latin Iberia and RCA Records.

The album is executive-produced by Carlos Santana, Clive Davis, Santana’s longtime collaborator and Chief Creative Officer, Sony Music Entertainment, Afo Verde, Chairman and CEO for Sony’s Latin Region, Spain and Portugal, Michael Vrionis, President, Universal Tone Management, and Tom Corson, President and COO, RCA Records.

Corazon is available to pre-order now

Win Corazon on CD

To celebrate the release of Santana’s Corazon on CD on Monday, May 5, 2014, IndieLondon is offering readers the chance to win 1 of 3 copies. Simply answer the following question…

Q. Who helped Santana produce Corazon?

Simply send the answer to Corazon competition and include your name, address, telephone number and email