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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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  • Kennedy Center Honors called 'overwhelming' by Billy Joel

    Kennedy Center Honors called 'overwhelming' by Billy Joel
    “Piano Man” Billy Joel called it “a little overwhelming” to be among this year’s class of Kennedy Center Honors recipients, along with Carlos Santana, Herbie Hancock, opera singer Martina Arroyo and actress Shirley MacLaine....
  • Kennedy Center Taps Chicago Symphony Exec as Next President

    Deborah Rutter, president of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association, has been named president of Washington, D.C.'s John F. Kennedy Center. Rutter will assume the post Sept. 1, 2014 as successor to Michael Kaiser, who is stepping down after 13...
  • Kennedy Center picks L.A.-trained Deborah Rutter as next president

    Kennedy Center picks L.A.-trained Deborah Rutter as next president
    Deborah Rutter, who grew up in Encino and began her career as an orchestra executive in Los Angeles, will be the next president of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. Rutter, 57, has been president of the Chicago...
  • J.J. Cale dies at 74; songwriter wrote 'Cocaine' and 'After Midnight'

    J.J. Cale, a laconic, Oklahoma-born musician who shunned the spotlight but gained fame by penning such hits as "After Midnight" and "Cocaine," has died. He was 74. His death from a heart attack Friday at a La Jolla hospital was disclosed on his...
  • REVIEW: Michael McDonald gives Doobie-ous performance at Sands Bethlehem Event Center

     
    If you liked Michael McDonald during his six-year run as singer/frontman for The Doobie Brothers in the late 1970s and early 1980s, you likely would have liked his performance Sunday at Sands Bethlehem Event Center. A lot. Because McDonald’s 15-...
  • Ozomatli: Making music they can be proud of

    Ozomatli: Making music they can be proud of
    This post has been corrected. See details below. The quick, sharp blasts of a pocket trumpet can be heard out in the courtyard. Inside a small Echo Park home recording studio, Asdrubal Sierra is adding his horn parts to a new song by Ozomatli. It's a...
  • Amnesty International benefit concerts coming on DVD/CD on Nov. 5

    Amnesty International benefit concerts coming on DVD/CD on Nov. 5
    This post has been updated. See note below for details. Highlights from four Amnesty International all-star concert tours from 1986 and 1998 will be released for the first time on Nov. 5 in a six-disc DVD box and a two-CD set featuring awareness- and...
  • Woodstock backdrop for new YA novel

     
    It was the middle of winter and Jordan Sonnenblick stood in the middle of a lonely former dairy farm in Bethel, New York. He was all along but more than 40 years earlier, 400,000 people had converged on the site for the generation-altering music...
  • Music from and for his soul

    Music from and for his soul
    The men in Adam Lasher's family gave him the greatest gift — music. After his father died when he was 6, he missed having someone with whom to discuss cars, argue about sports or teach him how to tie a tie. Instead, his uncles and cousins...
  • Herbie Hancock takes a bow

    Herbie Hancock takes a bow
    These are remarkable times for Herbie Hancock. Come December, he will receive one of the country's most prestigious arts accolades, a Kennedy Center Honor, alongside actor Shirley MacLaine, singer-songwriter Billy Joel, guitarist Carlos Santana and...
  • Plantation guitarist impresses with one-armed performances

    Plantation guitarist impresses with one-armed performances
    Bob Gifford stands on the promenade plucking the strings of his Fender Telecaster electric guitar. People wandering by on busy Lincoln Road do a double-take, then snap photos and videos with their phones. "He stopped me in my tracks — at first I...
  • Shirley MacLaine, Billy Joel, Carlos Santana Among 2013 Kennedy Center Honorees

    Actress Shirley MacLaine, singer/songwriter Billy Joel, opera singer Martina Arroyo, jazz legend Herbie Hancock and musician/songwriter Carlos Santana will receive this year's Kennedy Center Honors. The five will be feted Dec. 8 at a Kennedy Center...