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Carlos Santana

Santana brings Freedom to East Berlin (1987)

April 6, 1987 - The "Freedom Tour" with Santana - that is Carlos Santana (g, voc), Alphonso Johnson (b), Chester D. Thompson (kb), Alex Ligertwood: (voc, perc), Buddy Miles (voc, g, perc), Graham Lear (d), Raul Rekow (perc), Armando Peraza…

Singing (and Playing) With George Benson

George Benson whose birthday is today - Happy Birthday BTW - has played guitar or sang with a myriad of artists, either jazz or soul. We have selected twelve of them. . They are Rachelle Ferrell , Marcus Miller, Al Jarreau, Carlos…

Happy Birthday Phil Lesh

March 15, 1940 - Philip Chapman Lesh simply known as Phil Lesh, bassist and co-founding member of the Grateful Dead, is 81. Happy Birthday, SirThe Grateful Dead 's 'Wake of the Flood' is a studio album (the first without founding member…

This week In Guitar Virtuosi 05/52

Carlos Santana, John Scofield, Bill Frisell, Marc Ribot & Mary Halvorson, George Benson, James Blood Ulmer, Otis Rush & Eric Clapton, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Joe Bonamassa, Prince, Steve Hackett, Toni Iommi They are the Guitar…

Herb, Carlos et al say ‘Viva Miami!’ (1989)

January 20, 1989 - in preparation of this week-end Superbowl, CBS airs a special "Viva Miami: The Night of Super Sounds" with so many famous guests Herb Alpert, Maria Conchita Alonso, Willy Chirino, Paquito D'Rivera, Little Joe and La…

Happy Birthday Robben Ford. ‘Model Blue’

This day (December 16, 1951), in Woodlake, California, is born Robben Ford , an American blues, jazz and rock guitarist.Tracklist : w/ Ciprian Leu (2020) . What I Haven’t Done (2019) . at GuitarTown (2018) . Good Times (2017) . High Heels…

Santana visit Paris (1976)

December 7, 1976 - Santana - that is Carlos Santana (g, voc, perc), Luther Rabb (voc), Pablo Telez (b, voc), Tom Coster (kb), Armando Peraza (perc, voc), Jose Chepito Areas (timb, voc) and Graham Lear (d) - gives a concert at Theatre de…

This week In Guitar Virtuosi 48/52

Joe Walsh, Richie Blackmore, Jeff Beck, Rocky Athas, Carlos Santana, Jorge Santana, Derek Trucks, Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Philip Sayce, Tony Iommi, Steve Vai, Yngwie Malmsteen, Frank GambaleThey are the Guitar Virtuosi selected among…

Taylor, Katy, Rihanna et al perform at the AMA (2010)

November 21, 2010 - Rihanna, Enrique Iglesias, Pitbull, Miley Cyrus, Diddy, Kid Rock, The Black Eyed Peas, Katy Perry, Justin Bieber, Bon Jovi, P!nk, Ne-Yo, Taylor Swift, Christina Aguilera, Usher, Carlos Santana, Backstreet Boys, New Kids…

Carlos Santana celebrates Bill Graham (1991)

November 3, 1991 - a free concert is organized in Golden Gate Park to honor Bill Graham who passed away two weeks ago. Before the Grateful Dead who will close, expect to see Carlos Santana, Joe Satriani, Tracy Chapman and many more. More…

This week In Guitar Virtuosi 44/52

John McLaughlin, Jimmy Herring, David Gilmour, Steve Howe, Adrian Belew, Joe Bonamassa, Ritchie Blackmore, Joe Satriani, Vernon Reid, Carlos Santana, Richie Sambora, Eddie Van Halen, Michael SchenkerThey are the Guitar Virtuosi selected…

Carlos, Steve & Ry play for the Indians (1992)

October 10, 1992 - Carlos Santana will share the stage with brother Jorge Santana, Ry Cooder and Steve Miller for "All Our Colors - The Good Road Concert," a benefit to help Native American Indians at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain…

Happy Birthday Nona Hendryx. ‘La Belle Nona’

This day (October 9, 1944), in Trenton, New Jersey, is born Nona Hendryx, an American vocalist, solo artist or one-third of the trio Labelle.Digest Tracklist : Transformation (2019) . I Need Love (2017) . Temple of Heaven (2012) . w/…

Benson Strictly Guitar

This Day (but in 2011), George Benson releases "Guitar Man" a mostly instrumental album.Now, guitar players are great on CD or streaming, but they are even better on video. By the simple fact that you can watch their fingers. (No you cannot…