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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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  • John Densmore on court fights with Doors bandmates: 'It wasn't fun'

    It was a battle that John Densmore wishes didn't require  the beating of his drum, but one that his conscience wouldn’t let him sidestep when he decided to sue his former bandmates in the Doors, keyboardist Ray Manzarek and guitarist Robby Krieger....
  • Straight outta, um, Fountain Valley

    Straight outta, um, Fountain Valley
    The last thing they want is to become a generic surf band after growing up in conservative Fountain Valley. To gain some traction and grow a fan base, they decided to move a city over. It's taken them four years to find their sound, and with the...
  • Time to help out the Kid

    Time to help out the Kid
    He's up for the concert on Saturday, he thinks. Kid Ramos has felt up and down for the last year and a half, but his energy has surged back of late — as has his hair. The latter will soon fall out again as he enters chemo. Hopefully, his passion for...
  • Concert-goers pay for music, not politics

    Concert-goers pay for music, not politics
    What's the best way to alienate your audience when you're performing? Promote a political agenda like Madonna did Saturday night at the New Orleans Arena.  With ticket prices averaging north of $100, Madonna packed the Hornets' home with almost 30...
  • Briefly In News

    Several fundraisers set for Dizz's As Is owner The community is coming together to show its support for Marc Pitz, owner of Dizz's As Is, who is battling pancreatic cancer. Several fundraisers have been set up for him. Furioso Salon will host a Cut-a-...
  • Review: The King's Men rule at the Gibson

    Review: The King's Men rule at the Gibson
    It’s not easy to outdo Kirk Franklin. A major presence in gospel music since the mid 1990s, Franklin is known for his intensity on stage. He doesn’t sing a lot, but as a bandleader in the old-school Cab Calloway mode he does pretty much...
  • Clare Fischer dies at 83; versatile pianist, composer, arranger

    Clare Fischer dies at 83; versatile pianist, composer, arranger
    Clare Fischer, a Grammy-winning pianist, composer and arranger who crossed freely from jazz to Latin and pop music, working with such names as Dizzy Gillespie, George Shearing and Natalie Cole as well as Paul McCartney, Prince and Michael Jackson, has...
  • Pop legend Whitney Houston dies at 48

    Pop legend Whitney Houston dies at 48
    Whitney Houston, a willowy church singer with a towering voice who became a titan of the pop charts in the 1980s and 1990s but then saw much of her success crumble away amid the fumes of addiction and reckless ego, has died. She was 48. Kristen Foster, a...
  • Lila Downs a singer without borders

    Lila Downs a singer without borders
    Lila Downs’ music is a lot like her upbringing: threads of seemingly unrelated cultures woven into an exotic, ever-shifting hybrid. She’s done everything from studying anthropology to dropping out of school to follow the Grateful Dead. She was...
  • 'Dancing with the Stars' recap: Week 5, Latin night performances

    'Dancing with the Stars' recap: Week 5, Latin night performances
    Apparently, the ballroom was "shellshocked" by last week's bottom two. The ballroom needs to toughen up. Tonight is Latin night. I hope that doesn't mean every other dance is a rumba — booooorrrrring.  We start with Carlos Santana performing "Evil...
  • Taking a census of Grammy nominees, winners

    Taking a census of Grammy nominees, winners
    Who gets nominated for a Grammy? Musicians, sure. But who exactly, on paper, are they? Take Frank Sinatra. Yes, he was a singer of incredible power, and garnered deserved nods for the beauty of his tone and his mellifluous phrasing. But artistry aside,...