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Carlos Santana


PRS Guitars Unveils the Pre-Factory Santana I Limited Edition

August 20, 2019
Made in thirty days’ time and delivered in November of 1980, the original instrument was only Smith’s third maple-top guitar.
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Santana Announces the 'Supernatural Now' Tour

January 18, 2019
The three-month, 29-date celebration will commemorate two of the most important milestones in the iconic guitarist’s career: the 20th anniversary of his groundbreaking, multiple Grammy-winning album Supernatural and the 50th anniversary of his momentous performance at Woodstock.
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PRS Guitars Releases Three New SE Models

January 15, 2019
The SE Santana Singlecut Trem, SE Schizoid, and SE Paul’s Guitar will debut at the NAMM show.
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Santana Extends Las Vegas Residency and Announces 2019 Tour Dates

November 13, 2018
The tour will kick off in in March 2019 with stops in Mexico, Florida, Tennessee, Georgia, Mississippi, Arkansas, and more.
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PRS Updates Core and S2 Series Electric Guitars for 2017

November 18, 2016
The coming year's highlights include the introduction of the McCarty Singlecut 594, 509, Santana Retro, and Gen III tremolo bridge in Core and new pickups for the S2 Series.
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Forgotten Heroes: Sonny Sharrock’s Footprints on the Moon

August 30, 2016
How the father of free-jazz guitar fought for his uncompromising musical vision—and changed the landscape of improvisation.
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Top 5 Rig Rundowns of 2014

December 31, 2014
Check out the most popular and talked about RRs from the last year.
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Gallery: Pro Pedalboards 2014, Pt. 1

September 3, 2014
Tasty stomp stations from top players.
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Carlos Santana to Receive Kennedy Center Honors

November 29, 2013
The Honors Gala will be recorded for broadcast and aired on Sunday, December 29th.
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Santana, Warren Haynes, and Derek Trucks Talk Tone with Paul Reed Smith

November 1, 2012
A casual conversation about tone, finding your voice, and being a musician.
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Interview: Santana Gets "Spiritually Horny" Making "Shape Shifter"

May 2, 2012
The guitarist''s legendary chops return to the forefront with his upcoming instrumental album. In our interview, he muses on forgetting that he''s Carlos Santana, why he doesn''t tour with his wife (drummer Cindy Blackman Santana), and how a PRS just isn''t a Strat.
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Gallery: Experience PRS Performances

October 8, 2009
Photos from performances by Dweezil Zappa, David Grissom, Buddy Guy, Carlos Santana, Electric Mary, Bugs Henderson, Johnny Hiland, Howard Leese, Jim McCarty and more.
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Experience PRS: Carlos Santana "Guajira"

October 3, 2009
PG is On Location in Stevensville, MD, where we drop in on Experience PRS. In this video segment, we check out Carlos Santana performing his smash hit "Guajira" while using his 25th Anniversary Signature guitar.
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Experience PRS: Carlos Santana Interview

October 2, 2009
PG's Joe Coffey is On Location in Stevensville, MD, where we drop in on Experience PRS. In this video segment, we get a chance to catch up and chat with legendary guitarist Carlos Santana. They talk about musical influences, the importance of "community" within music and Carlos' new PRS 25th Anniversay Signature guitar.

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Experience PRS: Buddy Guy & Santana "Maggot Brain"

October 1, 2009
PG's On Location in Stevensville, MD, where we drop in on Experience PRS. In this video segment, we get to see legends Buddy Guy and Carlos Santana performParliment-Funkadelic's "Maggot Brain." Both guitar masters are PRS guitars. Buddy Guy is using a Srat-style PRS guitar that has three single-coil pickups. Carlos Santana is using his to-be-released 25th Anniversay Signature guitar.

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Press Conference: PRS Santana MD

January 29, 2008
These press conference highlights from NAMM '08 include comments from guitar historian Tom Wheeler, Paul Reed Smith and Carlos Santana. Among the other artists on hand for the event were David Grissom, Paul Jackson Jr., Howard Leese, Johnny Hiland and Pat Travers.
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