Carlos Santana & Band Featured In Video Interviews & Music Gear Catalog Cover

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Musician’s Friend Gives Center Stage to Carlos Santana and Band As Its Cover Stars and Launches Exclusive Video Interviews

Direct marketer of music gear Musician’s Friend is featuring Santana on the cover of its July 2011 catalog and is presenting exclusive video interviews with each band member, including three interviews with iconic guitarist Carlos Santana, all filmed while Santana wrapped up their recent concert series at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.

In Carlos Santana’s interviews, he talks about reaching people’s hearts through musicianship as well as his new signature PRS SE Santana electric guitar. Carlos also talks about the ‘Milagro’ (or ‘Miracle’) Foundation.
Fans are invited to shop Santana’s signature and endorsed music gear now available at They can also view video interviews with all 11 musicians who comprise Santana where each member speaks to their career playing with a band that has taken home 10 Grammy Awards and three Latin Grammy Awards among many other top honors received over the last four decades.

About Musician’s Friend
Musician’s Friend, Inc., is headquartered in Medford, Oregon, and is a global top 50 Internet retailer and the largest direct marketer of musical instruments in the United States. With more than 90,000 unique products for sale, Musician’s Friend delivers a wide range of new and used musical equipment, including guitars, basses, amplifiers, keyboards, live sound, recording gear, drums, percussion, woodwind, brasswind, orchestral stringed instruments and related accessories that are marketed through its award-winning catalogs and websites.

About Carlos Santana
For forty years and as many albums later, Santana has sold more than 90 million records and reached more than 100 million fans at concerts worldwide. To date, Santana has won ten Grammy® Awards, including a record-tying nine for a single project, 1999’s Supernatural (including Album of the Year and Record of the Year for “Smooth”). In 1998, the group was ushered into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, whose web page on their induction notes, “Guitarist Carlos Santana is one of rock’s true virtuosos and guiding lights.” Among many other honors, Carlos Santana has also been cited by Rolling Stone as #15 on their list of the “100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time.” Santana joins the ranks of the Rolling Stones as the only musical act in chart history to score at least one Top 10 album in every decade beginning with the 1960s. His latest CD, GUITAR HEAVEN, Santana’s 29th Billboard Top 200 charting release, 12th Top 10 album debut and third Top 10 debut in the past 5 years.
Questions regarding this press release should be directed to contact(at)musiciansfriend(dot)com.


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Stacy Haddorff
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