Viva Carlos: A Supernatural Marathon Celebration

Viva Carlos: A Supernatural Marathon Celebration

     
 

There are two sides of Carlos Santana which the record buying public has long become familiar with -- the groundbreaking Latin/jazz fusion guitarist of the '60s and '70s, and the mainstream pop
ocker of the early 21st century. Thankfully, the tracks covered on the 2006 Santana tribute, Viva Carlos!, focus entirely on the former era. With a backing bandSee more details below

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There are two sides of Carlos Santana which the record buying public has long become familiar with -- the groundbreaking Latin/jazz fusion guitarist of the '60s and '70s, and the mainstream pop
ocker of the early 21st century. Thankfully, the tracks covered on the 2006 Santana tribute, Viva Carlos!, focus entirely on the former era. With a backing band comprised of drummer Dave Weckl, bassist Abe Laboriel, keyboardist Peter Wolf, and percussionist Luis Conte, some of the most renowned names of jazz fusion guitar are included (Robben Ford, Frank Gambale, Pat Martino, Mike Stern), as well as rockers (Eric Gales, Eric Johnson, Vinnie Moore), and even a country picker (Albert Lee). Most tribute albums tend to be mixed bags, but Viva Carlos! proves to be one of the more consistent ones out there, since the performances tend to be quite similar throughout, like Mike Stern's "Oye Como Va" and Coco Montoya's "Jungle Strut." As one of the more criminally underrated/overlooked guitarists, any Santana tribute is a welcome one.

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Product Details

Release Date:
10/31/2006
Label:
Tone Center
UPC:
0026245405226
catalogNumber:
4052
Rank:
229686

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Eric Gales   Guitar
Eric Johnson   Guitar
Albert Lee   Guitar,Overdubs
Vinnie Moore   Guitar
Robben Ford   Guitar
Frank Gambale   Guitar,Overdubs
Pat Martino   Guitar
Mike Stern   Guitar
Jeff Richman   Guitar,Rhythm Guitar
Luis Conte   Percussion,Vocals
Abraham Laboriel   Bass
Coco Montoya   Guitar,Overdubs
Dave Weckl   Drums
Peter Wolf   Organ,Keyboards

Technical Credits

Tito Puente   Composer
Eric Gales   Engineer
Vinnie Moore   Engineer
Gene Ammons   Composer
Tom Coster   Composer
Robben Ford   Engineer
Pat Martino   Engineer
Mike Stern   Engineer
Jeff Richman   Arranger,Producer,Liner Notes
José Chepitó Areas   Composer
Luis Conte   Engineer
Paul Ericksen   Engineer
Richard Mullen   Engineer
Gary Novak   Engineer
Chester Thompson   Composer
Mike Varney   Executive Producer
Ken Wallace   Engineer
Carlos Santana   Composer
Paul Tavenner   Engineer
Alfonso Ródenas   Engineer
Chris Swenson   Engineer
M. Olatunji   Composer
Larry Sipes   Mastering
José Areas   Composer
James Pasqua   Composer

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