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  • Carlos Santana comfortable, not complacent

    Carlos Santana comfortable, not complacent
    Guitar tip from Carlos Santana: To develop a style, lock yourself in a closet. "I noticed I could see things better in the dark," says the 67-year-old bandleader, rock icon and Grammy-winning pop star. "If I opened the door when I was playing, it didn't sound so meaningful. But as soon as it was pitch black, my eyes didn't become a distraction.
  • Kenny Wayne Shepherd honors blues roots on ''Goin Home'

    Kenny Wayne Shepherd honors blues roots on ''Goin Home'
    As a boy growing up in Shreveport, La., in the 1980s, Kenny Wayne Shepherd immersed himself in playing blues guitar the same way other kids immerse themselves in sports, comic books or video games. While the pop music charts were dominated by Michael...

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    Big Smo: On its website, the A&E network offers 20 things "you need to know" about the country rapper and star of an eponymous reality TV show. We'll give you four: He played trumpet in middle school. His first concert, at age 14, was Warrant, FireHouse...

    Busy week of Bob Carr concerts starts with Maxwell

    Busy week of Bob Carr concerts starts with Maxwell
    With all the anticipation about the November opening of the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Orlando, the fate of the venerable Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre has been pushed to the back burner. Known as the Orlando Municipal...

    Famed blues guitarist Johnny Winter dead at 70

    Famed blues guitarist Johnny Winter dead at 70
    Johnny Winter, an American blues rock guitarist, vocalist and band leader best known for his virtuoso slide-guitar solos and raspy  vocals, was found dead in a hotel room outside Zurich, Swiss police said on Thursday. He was 70. Along with his brother, ...