Prog rocks Los Andes


What do you get when you mix Andean riffs, rock ’n’ roll and a coup d’état? Los Jaivas, a globe-trotting folk group that fled the bloody, political turmoil of Chile in the ’70s only to eventually come back and redefine the meaning of progressive rock. The group married traditional Andean folk with symphonic rock so seamlessly that world-famous poet Pablo Neruda even lent them some lines from one of his epic poems for a song. Continue reading on OZY…