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Take Five: Michael Shrieve

Michael Shrieve’s amazing talents were revealed to the wider world thanks to his dazzling drum work as a member of Santana. Shrieve had just turned 20 when that band played Woodstock in 1969. He remained with the band through seven albums, reuniting with the original Santana lineup for 2016’s well-received Santana IV. But the drummer

Album Mini-review: Santana — Santana IV

File next to: El Chicano, Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix After decades of spotty, sometimes less-than-inspired albums (not to mention underwhelming guest spots and collaborations), Carlos Santana has reassembled most of his Woodstock-era band’s lineup to create an album that picks up right where they left off in 1971. The Latin/African vibe key to Santana’s appeal