The second track from Santana’s forthcoming superstar-packed album Corazon entitled “Saideira” featuring Samuel Rosa of the Latin GRAMMY-winning, Brazilian rock band Skank is available worldwide today at iTunes, Amazon and all digital providers on RCA/Sony Latin Iberia.
“Recording the song ‘Saideira’ has been a fulfilling experience for me, and it has been such an incredible honor working with the great master Carlos Santana,” comments Samuel Rosa. “I could never imagine that one day I would be sharing the stage with the guitar man who has influenced me with his solos, amazing compositions and has been a fundamental part of my musical education.”
The first single from Corazon entitled “La Flaca” was released late November and features Latin Grammy-Award winning multi-platinum recording artist Juanes.
Santana is working 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.
Corazon, Live From Mexico: Live It To Believe It, the concert event scheduled for this weekend in Guadalajara, Mexico (Dec 14th) features a star-studded cast of musicians, all celebrating their Latin music heritage, joining Santana performing his massive hits from the last five decades. Confirmed celebrity performances at the concert include Chocquibtown, Lila Downs,Gloria Estefan, Juanes, Miguel, Fher Olvera of Maná, Niña Pastori, Samuel Rosa of Skank, Salvador Santana, Soledad, Diego Torres,among others.
The concert is a homecoming for Carlos and a festive kickoff event to mark his forthcoming album project close to his heart entitled Corazon. In addition to most of the superstars performing at the December 14th show,Ziggy Marley, Los Fabulosos Cadillacs,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 Santana back to his birthplace, in the city of Autlan, just south of Guadalajara and celebrates Carlos’ love of his musical heritage, as well as showcasing Carlos’ 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. More album details to be announced soon.
Author: Buddy Iahn
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