Campaign for Wayne Shorter: ZERO GRAVITY Documentary.
We are pleased to announce support for the campaign for the Wayne Shorter: ZERO GRAVITY Documentary.
Please visit the site to see our new Campaign Video at: http://wayneshorterdoc.com/clips/
The film captures the immense impact that Wayne Shorter has had on Jazz spanning the 6 decades of his career, from his time with Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers, his years with Miles Davis Quintet, his ground breaking band Weather Report to his current creative explosion, The Wayne Shorter Quartet featuring John Patitucci, Brian Blade and Danilo Perez. We have had the honor of documenting Wayne's life and music since 2006.
Carlos Santana amongst others to celebrate 80th Birthdays For Quincy Jones And Sir Michael Caine
Keep Memory Alive's 17th annual Power of Love Gala continues to grow with an extended list of entertainment icons and celebrities attending and performing at the 80th birthday celebration for Quincy Jones and Sir Michael Caine in Las Vegas. The star-studded tribute will take place on April 13, 2013 at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino, while raising funds in support of the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health and its fight against neurodegenerative brain diseases such as Alzheimer's, Huntington's and Parkinson's diseases, multiple sclerosis, ALS and memory disorders of all kinds.
Notes from the Field Michael Shrieve interviews Carlos
Notes from the Field, Michael Shrieve's weekly interview program features a special interview with Carlos. Check it out here!
HOUSE OF BLUES CELEBRATES 20TH ANNIVERSARY WITH SANTANA INSPIRED “WINGS OF LEGEND” STATUE UNVEILING
On January 16th, a 13 foot steel, glass, and bronze replica of a PRS SANTANA signature guitar will be unveiled in front of House of Blues Las Vegas in Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in honor of The House of Blues first resident Carlos Santana. The statue was created by premiere American artist and innovator Dale Evers. This immense sculpture is entitled “Wings of Legend.” It represents the tens of millions guitars that have become an intrinsic part of American pop-culture and pays homage to the artistry of Santana and his relationship with PRS guitars.
Fans in the Las Vegas area are invited to attend.
Vote for Karl Perazzo's band, Avance!
Please support Karl Perazzo's band, Avance, and vote for them to win "Salsa Music
Group of The Year" at the 2013 Salsa Awards in Florida. Please click
here to vote!
Santana to India in October 2012! Tickets on sale now.
Carlos Santana and the band will be in Bangalore, India on October 26th and Delhi, India on October 28th. Tickets on sale now!
Carlos Santana to publish his autobiography
Michael Pietsch, Publisher of Little, Brown and Company, announced today that Little, Brown has acquired Carlos Santana’s highly anticipated autobiography for publication in 2014.
By the grace of God, dedication, and intense personal effort, Carlos Santana has reached unprecedented heights as a Mexican-born, internationally acclaimed artist. Carlos has spent his life as the embodiment of the dreams and aspirations of the invisible people all over this world. Being recognized by all who hear a single note is a God-given miracle. This gift has been bestowed on a select few: Bob Marley, John Lennon, Michael Jackson, Jimi Hendrix, John Coltrane, Alice Coltrane, Stevie Ray Vaughn, John McLaughlin, and, of course, Carlos Santana.
As he tells his story, Carlos’s highest wish is to help readers discover the sanctity, grace, and divinity in themselves.
Santana Cancels Florida Tour Dates
Santana’s tour dates on Friday, August 24th, and Saturday, August 25th at the Hard Rock in Hollywood, FL as well as their date on Sunday, August 26th at the Ask Gary Amphitheatre in Tampa, FL have been canceled.
It is with great regret that the upcoming performances featuring Carlos Santana and the Santana Band have been canceled due to circumstances beyond our control. Universal Tone Management is working diligently to reschedule these performances. We would like to thank all of the fans in Florida for your patronage, and we look forward to bringing you the music of Carlos Santana in the very near future.
Ticket refunds are available at point of purchase.
Re-Machined -- A Tribute to Deep Purple's Machine Head pre-sale
2012 sees the 40th anniversary of the release of Deep Purple’s landmark album “Machine Head”. In recognition of Deep Purple’s influence, and that of the “Machine Head” album in particular, some of rock music’s biggest names have each contributed a version of their favorite track on the album to create “Re-Machined – A Tribute To Deep Purple’s Machine Head”. There are two wildly differing versions of the album’s most famous track “Smoke On The Water”, including one from Carlos Santana with vocals by Jacoby Shaddix (Papa Roach).
Available for Pre-Sale on Amazon.
Wal Mart Acceso Total Exclusive on Shape Shifter with Carlos!
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Carlos & Salvador Santana to record a song with the winner of the Pave The Way Project Contest
PAVE (Preventing Abuse and Violence Through Education) is designed to promote healthy relationships and empower teens to take a stand against dating violence through the expression of pop music. Through PAVE the Way Project, seven youth artists aged 13 to 20, from across the country, contributed original songs to the non-profit project to raise awareness of dating violence alongside their peers.
Check out the songs and then vote for your favorite artist! The artist with the most votes will record a song with Salvador & Carlos.
Shape Shifter debuts at #16 on Billboard's Top-Selling albums chart!
Shape Shifter, the
new album from Carlos Santana and
the Santana Band, debuted this week at #16
in the Top 20 on the Billboard
200 top-selling albums chart, and at #2 on the indie chart. It is
Santana’s 13th Top 20 album debut, and the group’s 30th top 200 charting release
overall. It follows up 2010’s Guitar
Heaven: The Greatest Guitar Classics of All Time, which made Santana the only act in Billboard
history, other than the Rolling Stones, to score at least one Top Ten album in each decade from the
1960s through the present.
Carlos on Rockline, Replay available if you missed it!
Carlos will be the featured guest on the nationally syndicated radio
show ROCKLINE with host Bob Coburn this Wednesday May 16, 2012 at 8:30pm PT /
11:30pm ET. Fans are encouraged to call to speak with Carlos toll free at
1-800-344-ROCK (7625). For a station near you and for information regarding how
to log onto the Internet for the broadcast go to www.RocklineRadio.com The show will
be streamed on the Rockline website for two weeks beginning the afternoon after
the live broadcast.
If you missed it, replay available here!
An Intimate Evening with Santana: Greatest Hits Live -- Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow
Legendary Carlos Santana will begin a two-year run of unique performances – “An Intimate Evening with Santana: Greatest Hits Live – Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow” -- in the specially re-configured House of Blues at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas beginning in May 2012.
Tickets go on sale Saturday, March 3 at 10 a.m. for a special series of shows by one of the greatest guitarists in rock history who will perform in an interactive intimate venue that will allow fans to rock with him throughout each evening.
Carlos discusses the Great Ali Akbar Khan
Carlos participated in a video for The Maestro & Me a campaign dedicated to the perservation of the life's work of Ali Akbar Khan. Check the video out and learn how to contribute at www.themaestroandme.com
Carlos & Cindy to Host John Coltrane SIRIUS/XM Channel this weekend.
Sirius XM Radio has launched “John Coltrane Radio,” a four-day long, commercial-free music channel featuring music, interviews and guest orchestral performances celebrating Coltrane’s 85th birthday.
The limited-run channel starts today, September 22 and will run through Sunday, September 25 on channel 67.
“John Coltrane Radio,” which will be hosted by Carlos, CIndy and Coltrane’s son, saxophonist Ravi Coltrane, will feature the music spanning Trane’s career, including his over 100 albums, performances and music from his years playing with Miles Davis and Thelonious Monk.
LA trustees rename school 'Carlos Santana Academy'
The LA Unified school board on Tuesday approved the name "Carlos Santana Arts Academy" for what has been called Valley Region Elementary School No. 12 in the San Fernando Valley. In a statement The board says the guitarist is a compelling role model for students both for his longstanding musical achievements and for philanthropy with his Milagro Foundation, which works to provide education and health care for children. In a letter, Santana thanked the district and said he was deeply honored.
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas dedicating a case commemorating Supernatural Santana's 2 year run
On Tuesday April 12th at 11 am, The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino dedicates a memorabilia case to Carlos Santana featuring a PRS 25th anniversary Carlos Santana model guitar and a Mesa Boogie Mark I amplifier that graced The Joint's stage from the first rock ‘n’ roll residency in Las Vegas history - Supernatural Santana: A Trip Through The Hits – in celebration of the show’s successful two-year run at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. Check it out next time you're in Las Vegas!
SE Santana Receives Gold Award from Guitar World Magazine
Check out the article on the award winning SE Santana Guitar from PRS in Guitar World, click here.
Jose Santanas' first solo major release album entitled, Happy Hour has been released!
Jose Santanas' first solo major release
album entitled, Happy Hour has been released
October 26, 2010. This album promises not to disappoint with its
extravagant instrumentals and hypnotic flows. It shows Jose has
transcended generations of musical influence and put his heart and soul
into this long awaited critically acclaimed Happy Hour album. Without a
doubt Happy Hour is destined to be another Santana classic.
Jose named after his grandfather the world famous violinist and is a nephew to
the legendary Carlos Santana. The new generation of the Santana family
is finally on the loose. Relax. Listen. Enjoy. You can find Jose Santana
on Twitter Jose10santana or on Facebook Jose Alejandro Santana.
label: afterhours ent
Carlos partners with Boys & Girls Clubs of Las Vegas to enhance the lives of child during January run of Supernatural Santana at The Joint in Las Vegas
Carlos is pleased to announce a
partnership with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Las Vegas
(B&GCLV) to raise money and
educate children about the positive influence of music during the January 5
– 16 run of Vegas’ first and only rock-n-roll residency show, Supernatural Santana: A Trip Through The
at The Joint
at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. Boys & Girls Clubs of Las Vegas will host a t-shirt design contest in its clubs. The winning design will be incorporated into a limited-edition t-shirt & sold at The Joint's merchandise booths and on Santana.com. Proceeds from the shirt will support Boys & Girls Clubs of Las Vegas.
New Santana Ringtones!
Now you can hear Santana every time your phone rings. Click here to get your Santana ringtone today.
New Santana Iphone & Ipod Touch Application
If you have an Iphone or Ipod Touch, the world of Santana is a free download away in the App Store. Now you can keep up with all things Santana, view videos, listen to tracks, download music, get news & tour dates or view sample video lessons where Carlos talks about his inspiration behind some of his biggest hits! You can also learn about Architects Of A New Dawn and the Milagro Foundation right on your phone. Download it today in the Itunes Store or on your Iphone or Ipod.
Carlos' "Architects Of A New Dawn" (AOAND) Launches Socially-Conscious Website
Carlos has rocketed into the new year by launching a new website designed to engage people of all walks of life to work together to create positive change in the global community where love can replace fear and where peace can replace conflict.
Architects Of A New Dawn is a community network site based on creativity, peace, love and understanding that lets people post messages, videos, and photos.
"One of the things that has become very clear to me in recent months is that after carrying an idea in my mind and soul for decades that the time had come to bring my vision of Architects Of A New Dawn into reality," said Santana. "The world today is as deeply challenged as it is inspired. Never has there been a more profound time to harness the possibilities for positive change, especially in this era of mass communication. This is my invitation to you to join us in this transformational work."