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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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  • For the Love of Wayne: Shorter Doc Fundraiser Attracts A-List Jazz Talent

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Imagine being entertained by a revolving house band that includes Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Esperanza Spalding, Marcus Miller, Terri Lyne Carrington, Dee Dee Bridgewater and Corinne Bailey Rae. Those were just a few of the...
  • Metallica's Robert Trujillo, Lars Ulrich Jazz Up Mill Valley Fest Program

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The relationship between rockers Metallica and jazz might seem spurious. But Robert Trujillo and Lars Ulrich, the bassist and drummer, respectively, for the thrash metal band -- who act as Artists in Residence at this year's...
  • Counterculture and Hollywood Converge at Mill Valley Film Fest

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Part of the Mill Valley Film Festival's charms is how it reflects both the local community's roots and its forward-thinking spirit. Situated just beyond Sausalito as you cross the Golden Gate Bridge northbound from San...
  • 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

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...