latin music dancing

Latin music has an irresistible allure that transcends borders and cultures, captivating people worldwide. The rhythm, beats, and songs create an infectious energy that compels people to hit the dance floor and have fun. But just exactly why does LatinREAD MORE

San Francisco’s Mission District Mural

More than 1,000 murals can be found throughout San Francisco, the largest concentration of them located in the city’s Mission District. In the early 1970’s San Francisco’s Mission District became the epicenter for the community mural movement. Local artists sawREAD MORE

Tribute Bands Preserve the Soundtrack of the Past

How Tribute Bands Preserve the Soundtrack of the Past Back in the ‘70s, cover bands were the purview of tiny clubs and bars, and only known to the hometown crowd out for a night of live music. That has allREAD MORE

Pioneers of Latin Music in the U.S.

The Pioneers of Latin Music in the U.S. When Santana took the stage on Day 2 of Woodstock, they were virtual unknowns in the rock world. Their percussion-driven, Latin-infused music was really only familiar to fans of the Bay AreaREAD MORE

Carlos Santana playing guitar

….learned to play the violin before ever picking up a guitar? Santana’s father was a professional violinist, and young Carlos began playing when he was just 5 years old. His father was also a mariachi musician and began teaching hisREAD MORE

Carlos Santana is considered to be one of the best guitarists in the world. For more than five decades, since first taking the stage at Woodstock, Santana has been thrilling multigenerational audiences all over the world with the unique soundREAD MORE

audience in front of stage for live music performance

What’s so great about live music? Spotify, Pandora, iTunes, YouTube… the list goes on. It’s clear that we’re living in the digital era, which allows for easy access to the bands and music you like. If you’re at least 30,READ MORE

Latin Rock

The Start of Afro-Latin Fusion Afro-Latin American music is a blend of African and Latin American styles. Its roots are in the African diaspora, or the movement of African peoples to other parts of the world, primarily due to theREAD MORE

Milagro Foundation kids and Carlos Santana

Carlos Santana – Humanitarian For more than forty years since his first appearance at Woodstock in the summer of 1969, the iconic sound of Carlos Santana’s guitar has been a part of the global music scene. Carlos Santana has beenREAD MORE

Carols Santana on guitar with song lyrics

Carlos Santana is considered by many to be one of the top guitarists in modern history. The winner of 10 Grammy Awards as well as three Latin Grammys, Rolling Stone magazine has ranked Santana at No. 20 on its listREAD MORE