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Abraxas is the second studio album by Latin rock band Santana, released in September 1970.
An album is a collection of audio recordings issued as a single item on CD, record, audio tape or another medium.
AllMusic (previously known as All Music Guide or AMG) is an online music guide.
An audio engineer (also sometimes recording engineer or a vocal engineer) helps to produce a recording or a performance, editing and adjusting sound tracks using equalization and audio effects, mixing, reproduction, and reinforcement of sound.
Backing vocalists are singers who provide vocal harmony with the lead vocalist or other backing vocalists.
The bass guitar (also known as electric bass, or bass) is a stringed instrument similar in appearance and construction to an electric guitar, except with a longer neck and scale length, and four to six strings or courses.
"Black Magic Woman" is a song written by Peter Green that first appeared as a Fleetwood Mac single in various countries in 1968, subsequently appearing on the 1969 Fleetwood Mac compilation albums English Rose (US) and The Pious Bird of Good Omen (UK), as well as Vintage Years.
California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.
Caravanserai is the fourth studio album by Santana, released on October 11, 1972.
Carlos Santana (born July 20, 1947) is a Mexican and American musician who first became famous in the late 1960s and early 1970s with his band, Santana, which pioneered a fusion of rock and Latin American jazz.
Chicano rock is rock music performed by Mexican American (Chicano) groups or music with themes derived from Chicano culture.
Joseph Thomas "Coke" Escovedo (April 30, 1941 – July 13, 1986) was a Mexican-American percussionist, who came from a prominent musical family including five musician brothers and his niece, Sheila E. He played in various genres, including R&B, jazz fusion and soul, with bands including Santana, Malo, Cal Tjader, and Azteca.
Columbia Records is an American record label owned by Sony Music Entertainment, a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America, the North American division of Japanese conglomerate Sony.
The conga, also known as tumbadora, is a tall, narrow, single-headed drum from Cuba.
David Brown (February 15, 1947 – September 4, 2000) was the primary bass player for the band Santana from 1966 until 1971, then again from 1974 until 1976.
Discogs (short for discographies) is a website and crowdsourced database of information about audio recordings, including commercial releases, promotional releases, and bootleg or off-label releases.
A drum kit — also called a drum set, trap set, or simply drums — is a collection of drums and other percussion instruments, typically cymbals, which are set up on stands to be played by a single player, with drumsticks held in both hands, and the feet operating pedals that control the hi-hat cymbal and the beater for the bass drum.
Fillmore West was a historic rock and roll music venue in San Francisco, California which became famous under the direction of concert promoter Bill Graham from 1968-1971.
Fillmore: The Last Days is a live album, recorded at the Fillmore West in San Francisco, California from June 29 to July 4, 1971.
FM broadcasting is a method of radio broadcasting using frequency modulation (FM) technology.
Gábor István Szabó (March 8, 1936 – February 26, 1982) was a Hungarian American guitarist whose style incorporated jazz, pop, rock, and Hungarian music.
Eugene "Jug" Ammons (April 14, 1925 – August 6, 1974), also known as "The Boss", was an American jazz tenor saxophonist.
Greg Errico (born September 1, 1948) is an American musician and record producer, best known as the drummer for the popular and influential psychedelic soul/funk band Sly and the Family Stone.
Gregg Alan Rolie (born June 17, 1947, Seattle, Washington, United States) is an American singer and keyboardist.
Guinness World Records, known from its inception in 1955 until 2000 as The Guinness Book of Records and in previous United States editions as The Guinness Book of World Records, is a reference book published annually, listing world records both of human achievements and the extremes of the natural world.
The guitar is a fretted musical instrument that usually has six strings.
A horn section is a group of musicians playing horns.
"Incident at Neshabur" is the fourth track from the 1970 Santana album Abraxas.
An instrumental is a musical composition or recording without lyrics, or singing, although it might include some inarticulate vocals, such as shouted backup vocals in a Big Band setting.
Jazz fusion (also known as fusion) is a musical genre that developed in the late 1960s when musicians combined aspects of jazz harmony and improvisation with styles such as funk, rock, rhythm and blues, and Latin jazz.
Josef Erich "Joe" Zawinul (7 July 1932 – 11 September 2007) was an Austrian jazz keyboardist and composer.
José Octavio "Chepito" Areas Dávila (born 25 July 1946) is a Nicaraguan percussionist best known for having played timbales in the Latin rock group Santana from 1969-1977 and 1987-1989.
A keyboard instrument is a musical instrument played using a keyboard, a row of levers which are pressed by the fingers.
Latin rock is a term to describe a music subgenre consisting in melting traditional sounds and elements of Latin American and Caribbean folk with rock music.
The lead vocalist (or main vocalist, lead vocals or lead singer) in popular music is typically the member of a group or band whose voice is the most prominent in a performance where multiple voices may be heard.
Legacy Recordings is an American record label that is a division of Sony Music.
Linda "Tui" Tillery (born September 2, 1948) is an American singer, percussionist, producer, songwriter, and music arranger.
Michael Carabello (born November 18, 1947) was one of three percussionists in the Latin rock group Santana, along with Michael Shrieve and José Areas between 1968 and 1971, during the recording of their first three albums, Santana, Abraxas and Santana III.
Michael Shrieve (born July 6, 1949, in San Francisco) is an American drummer, percussionist, and composer.
Miles Dewey Davis III (May 26, 1926September 28, 1991) was an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, and composer.
Neal Joseph Schon (born February 27, 1954) is an American rock guitarist, songwriter, and vocalist, best known for his work with the bands Journey and Bad English.
"No One to Depend On" is a song by Latin rock band Santana, from their 1971 album, Santana III.
A percussion instrument is a musical instrument that is sounded by being struck or scraped by a beater (including attached or enclosed beaters or rattles); struck, scraped or rubbed by hand; or struck against another similar instrument.
Peter Green (born Peter Allen Greenbaum, 29 October 1946) is a British blues rock guitarist.
The piano is an acoustic, stringed musical instrument invented in Italy by Bartolomeo Cristofori around the year 1700 (the exact year is uncertain), in which the strings are struck by hammers.
Psychedelic rock is a diverse style of rock music inspired, influenced, or representative of psychedelic culture, which is centred around perception-altering hallucinogenic drugs.
Quadraphonic (or Quadrophonic and sometimes Quadrasonic) sound – equivalent to what is now called 4.0 surround sound – uses four channels in which speakers are positioned at the four corners of the listening space, reproducing signals that are (wholly or in part) independent of one another.
In music, a radio edit is a modification, typically truncated, intended to make a song more suitable for airplay, whether it be adjusted for length, profanity, subject matter, instrumentation, or form.
A record producer or track producer or music producer oversees and manages the sound recording and production of a band or performer's music, which may range from recording one song to recording a lengthy concept album.
Robert Thomas Christgau (born April 18, 1942) is an American essayist and music journalist.
Rolling Stone is an American monthly magazine that focuses on popular culture.
San Francisco (initials SF;, Spanish for 'Saint Francis'), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California.
Santana is the debut studio album by Latin rock band Santana released in 1969.
Santana is a Latin music and rock band formed in San Francisco, California in 1966 by Mexican-American guitarist Carlos Santana.
Singing is the act of producing musical sounds with the voice and augments regular speech by the use of sustained tonality, rhythm, and a variety of vocal techniques.
Supernatural is the seventeenth studio album by Latin rock band Santana.
The tambourine is a musical instrument in the percussion family consisting of a frame, often of wood or plastic, with pairs of small metal jingles, called "zils".
The Fillmore is a historic music venue in San Francisco, California, made famous originally by rock promoter Chet Helms who introduced Bill Graham to the venue they both shared in the mid 60's.
The Rolling Stone Album Guide, previously known as The Rolling Stone Record Guide, is a book that contains professional music reviews written and edited by staff members from Rolling Stone magazine.
Timbales or pailas are shallow single-headed drums with metal casing.
Ernesto Antonio "Tito" Puente (April 20, 1923 – May 31, 2000) was an American musician, songwriter and record producer.
Tower of Power is an American R&B-based horn section and band, originating in Oakland, California, that has been performing since 1968.
A trumpet is a brass instrument commonly used in classical and jazz ensembles.
The Woodstock Music & Art Fair—informally, the Woodstock Festival or simply Woodstock—was a music festival in the United States in 1969 which attracted an audience of more than 400,000.