Guest post from Lisa Hartman The primal beat of African drums, the sensuality and passion of the Latin sound, the coolness of the blues combined with the intensity of rock. Fuse them together and what to do you get? TheREAD MORE

The crowd was so pumped. You couldn’t stay in your seat because Santana’s beat made you want to get up and dance. When Black Magic Woman transitioned into Oye Como Va, I was hooked on the live concert experience, andREAD MORE

In the last 30 years there’s been a virtual explosion in the amount of tribute bands in the marketplace. Every well-known band (and even some pretty obscure ones!) have at least one, and often many bands that offer a tributeREAD MORE

Guest post: Christine Fasick The name Carlos Santana is synonymous with a unique genre of music that features Latin and African percussion instruments married with the smooth and melodic tone of the blues guitar. Although Santana’s sound has evolved overREAD MORE

During and right after the end of World War II, the U.S. experienced a historic wave of immigration from Latin America.  This included a record number of immigrants from Puerto Rico, with about 80% of the Puerto Rican population residingREAD MORE