Carlos Santana

Lenny Kravitz at His Best, Rocking Live on Tour, Captured on New DVD

Lenny Kravitz, known for his retro style and innovative sound, has just released “Just Let Go,” a live-concert DVD, recorded during the European leg of his recent world tour. Kravitz in concert is a force to be reckoned with The 51-year-old singer spans genres from rock, blues, soul, R&B, funk and jazz, to reggae, hard rock, psychedelic, pop and folk. Playing with Kravitz on the tour were David Bowie’s bassist Gail Ann Dorsey Carlos Santana’s wife Cindy Blackman Santana...

Rob Thomas New Solo Album Recalls Matchbox 20’s, Rock’s Golden Era

Rob Thomas and his work with Matchbox 20 has been consistently exemplary. But as a songwriter, he’s beyond compare. His new solo album The Great Unknown is a superlative work in every way. “Hold On Forever,” “Pieces” and the title track are simply terrific. His work with Carlos Santana, Mick Jagger, Tom Petty, Willie Nelson, Marc Anthony, Taylor Hicks, Travis Tritt and Daughtry are superlative. His Smooth triple platinum album with Carlos, is perhaps his zenith....

Carlos Santana's Classic Style Endures Since Woodstock

Carlos Santana first broke into the big time at Woodstock in 1969. I wasn't there, but I marveled at his prowess even back then. I'm also struck by how he and his music have remained relevant to this day. To tell you how much of a fan I am, I still have never been able to completely grasp the fact that the song “Black Magic Woman,” was written in 1968 by Peter Green, then a mainstay of Fleetwood Mac. But Santana made it a worldwide hit in 1970....