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New Cindy Blackman Interview with Charles Blass (audio) On the Wedding Day of Cindy and Carlos Santana

Published: 2010-12-20
Cindy Blackman The following interview with drummer-composer-bandleader-producer Cindy Blackman
Cindy Blackman
Cindy Blackman
b.1959
drums
was conducted on August 28, 2010 in Zürich, Switzerland at the home of her friend, event producer Michaela Fritz. Less than two months' prior, Carlos Santana
Carlos Santana
Carlos Santana
b.1947
guitar
had proposed to her onstage following a drum solo in Illinois, and she accepted. Today, December 19th is Cindy and Carlos' wedding day, in Maui, and we celebrate the union of two great artists with this previously unheard discussion.

Among the topics are: Sonny Sharrock
Sonny Sharrock
Sonny Sharrock
1940 - 1994
guitar, electric
and Alice Coltrane
Alice Coltrane
Alice Coltrane
1937 - 2007
piano
, who share the birthday of August 27th; Cindy's vocal rock project in collaboration with Italian producer Rosario; her co-production of Portuguese artist Paulo Gonzo; Another Lifetime, a tribute to Tony Williams
Tony Williams
Tony Williams
1945 - 1997
drums
; the Bitches Brew Revisited project celebrating the landmark Miles Davis
Miles Davis
Miles Davis
1926 - 1991
trumpet
album; Cindy's message to young artists; and her candid thoughts on Carlos Santana.

Cindy Blackman Interview with Charles Blass, August 2010 (audio)


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