Since the rock music sensation Santana first burst onto the music scene, the band has been revolutionizing today’s music industry. The group is based around famed guitarist Carlos Santana; a Mexican and American artist often seen as a pioneer in the rock music industry. Together with his band, Carlos Santana has been delighting audiences both young and old with his exceptional instrumental talents and is often called one of the most respected talents in music today. The band’s career started in the 1960s and grew with their numerous Woodstock Festival appearances that made them well known by audiences all over the country.
Carlos Santana and his rock band used their Latin rock influence to create a rock n’ roll sound that was unlike any other band of their time; a sound that helped them rise to fame. The band, who was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1998, has several line up changes, but lead guitarist Carlos Santana has always remained at the core of the group and kept the band’s Latin roots alive. Santana’s unique sound combines both Latin beats, jazz fusion and African drum influence.
As one of the most celebrated guitarists and music artists today, Carlos Santana and his band’s songs deliver a unique global sound that fans young and old can appreciate. The highly successful music legend not only has fans of all ages from all around the world, but he has received numerous awards and recognitions throughout his long and prosperous careers. With 10 Grammy Awards and 3 Latin Grammy Awards, Carlos Santana is one of the most celebrated Latin artists in the music industry today.
Santana has been entertaining fans around the world and collaborating with some of the biggest names in the music industry. Santana has also gone on numerous world-wide tours to venus both big and small, spreading the group’s unique rhythmic sound to fans all over the globe. The year 2012 will mark another nation-wide tour for Santana. This tour will take Carlos and his band to numerous smaller venues around the country, to allow fans to see the group in a more intimate setting. Several small clubs, concert sites and numerous House of Blues establishments will play host to Santana as they plan to entertain audiences with classic songs from decades past as well as a few of their latest creations.