Thursday, August 19 2010
When it comes to matters of taste and ranking (a particularly combustible combination), there is no pleasing everyone. In fact, there is no pleasing anyone, since the list makers themselves are invariably disappointed or frustrated. And yet...
Wednesday, August 11 2010
Packing the First Midwest Bank Amphitheater to capacity, the legendary Carlos Santana met expectations once again with another set filled with infectious energy.
Thursday, June 19 2008
The concept of being the change the world so desperately needs is one that Carlos returns to throughout the evening. Some musicians are afraid to get political, but not Carlos -- he seems to feel as if his success gives him a responsibility to speak out.
Tuesday, April 1 2008
A two-disc anthology spanning Santana's years at Columbia, Polydor, and Arista, providing a peek into the spiritual side of one of music's most revered innovators.
Sunday, April 23 2006
Vintage, high-energy, Latino psych-jazz-rock still sounds good 35 years on. Now, how do you suppose percussionist Thomas "Coke" Escovedo got his nickname?