Carlos Santana: A Biography (Greenwood Biographies) by Norman Weinstein

By Norman Weinstein

As eclectic and paradoxical as its topic, this can be the 1st and basically publication approximately Carlos Santana that finds the total sweep of his musical odyssey.

• deals an annotated discography of the band, Santana, in all its iterations

• contains photographs of Santana in live performance over the years

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King. Drummer Michael Shrieve was listening to recordings by jazz giants Miles Davis and John Coltrane. Percussionists Carabello and Areas were learning through critically listening to Latin jazz, African drumming, funk, and Jimi Hendrix. The mutual respect for differences in musical taste did not always prevail, however. 3 Graham’s insistence on recording ‘‘hits’’ only partially prevailed. Interestingly, only about half of the nine tunes on Santana, released in August 1969, were conventional songs with vocals, verses, and choruses.

AN AFRICAN DRUMMER CALLS OUT TO CARLOS Babatunje Olatunji, a Nigerian drummer of great talent and showmanship, had moved to the United States in the 1950s, and Columbia Records released a highly influential recording of his African drumming, Drums of Passion, in 1959. While the widespread availability of African recordings, particularly of drumming, is taken for granted in the twenty-first century, Olatunji’s album caused a stir on its release since it was the first widely available commercial recording of African drumming.

B. King. Drummer Michael Shrieve was listening to recordings by jazz giants Miles Davis and John Coltrane. Percussionists Carabello and Areas were learning through critically listening to Latin jazz, African drumming, funk, and Jimi Hendrix. The mutual respect for differences in musical taste did not always prevail, however. 3 Graham’s insistence on recording ‘‘hits’’ only partially prevailed. Interestingly, only about half of the nine tunes on Santana, released in August 1969, were conventional songs with vocals, verses, and choruses.

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