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Carlos Santana

Carlos Santana
Carlos Augusto Alves Santana is best known as the guitarist and singer for the band Santana. Santa was born in Autlán de Navarro, Mexico on July 20, 1947.
Carlos Augusto Alves Santana is best known as the guitarist and singer for the band Santana. Santa was born in Autlán de Navarro, Mexico on July 20, 1947. « Show less

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  • Still waging a musical War

    Still waging a musical War
    The classic funk rock band War has been around so long that it was named after the Vietnam War – while that conflict was still being fought. In explaining how it was always the band's philosophy to be topical but never political, keyboardist and...
  • Florida Documentary Film Festival has moviegoers seeing stars

    Florida Documentary Film Festival has moviegoers seeing stars
    Tito Puente Jr., mambo bandleader and public face of the Florida Documentary Film Festival, will be staring down a big challenge Saturday night. He needs to persuade Bon Jovi drummer Tico Torres to help perform "You Give Love a Bad Name" at the festival's...
  • Activists angry over lack of Latinos among Kennedy Center honorees

    WASHINGTON Two years ago, Latino groups upset about the dearth of Latino honorees for the Kennedy Center's lifetime achievement in the arts awards won changes in the selection process that last year resulted in two Latino artists winning the prestigious...
  • Vegas Banks on Britney Spears Factor to Attract Younger Acts

    "If you build it, they will come" has always been a fairly safe operating principle in Las Vegas, at least as far as the gambling, partying masses are concerned. Whether it's a safe bet for attracting marquee name pop stars to desert residencies, however,...
  • Freebie Friday: Free stuff to do this week

    Freebie Friday: Free stuff to do this week
    Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything is free.   Freebie Spotlight Fair/Festival   Community Unity Festival: Backpack giveaway, exercise programs,  games, entertainment and a DJ, live music by LA Robinson and  Streetlife. 9 a.m. Saturday,...
  • 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...
  • Rod Stewart takes a sentimental turn on new album and tour with Santana

    You know that Rod Stewart, rock's perpetual bon vivant, is partial to blondes, fancy clothes and soccer, not necessarily in that order. Two things you might not know about the two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Famer: He's ridiculously sentimental and this...
  • Jam band Phish set to play dates in California and Nevada

    Jam band Phish set to play dates in California and Nevada
    Love 'em or hate 'em (and I'm really not getting into that), jam band Phish will be coming to the West, including the Santa Barbara Bowl on Oct. 21 and 22. It's a homecoming of sorts for the band, which opened at that venue for Carlos Santana in 1992....
  • Vote for your favorite local bands in Orlando

    Vote for your favorite local bands in Orlando
    CLICK HERE TO VOTE "These bands aren't going to change the world this year. Maybe they never will, but it's fun." I count that quote from musician and entrepreneur Chris Sapone as one of my favorite snapshot descriptions of the Orlando music scene. At...
  • Variety, Comedy or Music Special Emmy Category Relies on Wow Factor

    The Emmy nominees for variety, comedy or music special can seem like a mishmash of shows, with everything from awards shows to comedy specials to concerts and fundraisers in the mix. Last year, the category's nominees couldn't be more disparate: CBS'...
  • Armando Peraza dies; flamboyant bongo drummer

    Cuban-born drummer Armando Peraza, a self-taught musician who transformed himself from a homeless orphan in Havana to a world-recognized bongo and conga expert who performed with Carlos Santana for nearly two decades, died Monday in a South San...