Tuesday, May 17, 2005
SANTANA'S "ALL THAT I AM"
Santana’s next album (originally set for release on June 21) is now due on September 6 via Arista. Entitled All That I Am, the CD will feature another round of collaborations, this time between Santana and Mary J. Blige, Los Lonely Boys, Robert Randolph, Sean Paul, the Black Eyed Peas, Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett, OutKast’s Big Boi, and a re-teaming with Michelle Branch. In the meantime, Santana will begin a North American tour on May 30 in Tampa, Florida, with support from the Los Lonely Boys. In late July and August, Carlos Santana will join Herbie Hancock and Wayne Shorter for five shows in Japan, and the in September the Santana band will hit another set of dates with support from Robert Randolph and the Family Band.