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Tuesday, June 26 2012

Santana: Shape Shifter

In spite of its title, Carlos and company don't really do a lot of shape-shifting on this roundly insipid record. It's depressing that Santana, an artist who is so clearly capable of creating frenetic, passionate - sexy even - music, has produced something so soullessly inert.


Tuesday, March 13 2012

Carlos Santana, Managing His Legacy: 'Santana: Greatest Hits Live At Montreux 2011'

Carlos Santana: Musical visionary or an A&R department lackey? Both are present, here.


Monday, September 26 2011

Santana + Michael Franti & Spearhead: 14 September - Austin

It's billed as The Sounds of Collective Consciousness Tour and not a moment too soon for a planet desperately in need of a stronger collective consciousness. It's quite simply a match made in rock 'n' roll heaven.


Tuesday, February 15 2011

Santana and Various Artists: Guitar Heaven

Guitar Heaven: The Greatest Guitar Classics of All Time comes off as a celebrity version of American Idol.


Thursday, June 19 2008

Santana

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.


Blogs

Wednesday, August 18 2010

Hey Gibson, Let’s Talk Guitar Albums: An Alternative Top 10

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

Santana: 9 July 2010 - Illinois

Packing the First Midwest Bank Amphitheater to capacity, the legendary Carlos Santana met expectations once again with another set filled with infectious energy.


News

Tuesday, February 28 2012

Carlos Santana to play the Blues in Las Vegas

LOS ANGELES — Just for a moment, as Carlos Santana was outlining the philosophy underlying his latest business venture, it started to sound as if he


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