Carlos Santana has announced that his band Santana will perform a once in a lifetime star-studded concert in his native state of Jalisco, Guadalajara, Mexico, on December 14th. The concert will be held at Vicente Fernandez Arena, celebrating their Latin music heritage. Confirmed celebrity performances include Chocquibtown, Gloria Estefan, Los Fabulosos Cadillacs, Juanes, Miguel, Niña Pastori, Samuel Rosa of Skank, Salvador Santana, Soledad, Diego Torres, among others. More celebrity performances will be announced soon.
This concert is a homecoming for Santana and a festive kickoff event to mark his forthcoming album project close to his heart entitled Corazon. In addition to the superstars performing at the December 14th show, Lila Downs, Ziggy Marley, and Romeo Santos will also be joining Santana on this star-studded album project Corazon –release date and more to be announced soon.
Corazon, the concert and album project brings the guitarist back to his birthplace, in the city of Autlan, just south of Guadalajara and celebrates his love of his musical heritage, as well as showcases his own personal influence on Latin music and on today’s generation of Latin superstars. Many genres of Latin music are represented in these collaborations including pop, rock, salsa, hip-hop, folk, reggae, traditional and bachata.
Santana is currently in the studio in Las Vegas recording many of these superstar collaborations for Corazon with producer Lester Mendez at the helm. Corazon is a joint album release between Sony Latin Iberia and RCA Records. The album is executive-produced by Carlos Santana, Clive Davis, Santana’s longtime collaborator and Chief Creative Officer, Sony Music Entertainment, and Afo Verde, Chairman and CEO for Sony’s Latin Region, Spain and Portugal.
Author: Rob Perez
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