Santana

The Official Web Site of Carlos Santana

Keyboards

Freddie Ravel - 2009-2010
Chester Thompson - 1983-2009
Gregg Rolie - Keyboards/Vocals - 1966-72
Tom Coster - 1972-78, 1983-84
Richard Kermode - 1972-73
Chris Rhyne - 1978-79
Alan Pasque - 1979-80
Richard Baker - 1980-82
David Sancious - 1984
Sterling Crew - 1985

Drums

Rod Harper - 1966-67
Bob Livingston - 1967-69
Michael Shrieve - 1969-74, 1988
Ndugu Leon Chancler - 1974-76, 1988
Gaylord Birch - 1976, 1991
Graham Lear - 1976-84, 1985-87
Chester C. Thompson - 1984
Walfredo Reyes - 1989-91, 1992-93
Billy Johnson - 1991, 1994, 2000-2001
Rodney Holmes - 1993-94, 1997-2000
Tommie Bradford - 1994
Horacio 'El Negro' Hernandez - 1997
Ricky Wellman - 1997
Dennis Chambers - 1998-2013

 

Vocals

Gregg Rolie - Keyboards/Vocals-1966-72
Leon Thomas - 1973
Leon Patillo - 1974-75
Greg Walker - 1975-76, 1976-79, 1983-85
Luther Rabb - 1976
Joel Badie - 1976
Alex Ligertwood - 1979-83, 1984-85, 1987, 1989-91, 1992-94
Buddy Miles - 1986, 1987
Tony Lindsay - 1991, 1995 -2003
Vorriece Cooper - 1992-93
Curtis Salgado - 1995

Bass

Gus Rodriguez - 1966-67
David Brown - 1967-71, 1974-76
Tom Rutley - 1971-72
Doug Rauch - 1972-73
Byron Miller - 1976
Pablo Telez - 1976-77
David Margen - 1977-82
Keith Jones - 1983-84, 1989
Alphonso Johnson - 1985-89, 1992
Benny Rietveld - 1990-92, 1997-
Myron Dove - 1992-1996

Bongos, Congas, Percussion

Michael Carabello - Congas 1966-67, 1969-71
Marcus Malone - Congas-1967-69
Jose 'Chepito' Areas - Timbales-1969-77, 1988-89
Rico Reyes - Timbales-1971, 1972
Victor Pantoja - Timbales-1971
Coke Escovedo - Timbales-1971-72
Pete Escovedo - Timbales-1971, 1977-79
James Mingo Lewis - Congas-1972-1972
Armando Peraza - Congas, Bongos-1976, 1977-90
Francisco Aguabella - Congas - 1969 - 1971
Orestes Vilato - Timbales - 1980 - 87
Raul Rekow - Congas - 1976 - 2013

Guitar

Myron Dove - (rhythm guitar/piccolo bass) 2003 - 2005
Tom Fraser - 1966-67
Neal Schon - 1971-72
Chris Solberg - 1978-80
Buddy Miles - 1986

Sidemen

Jules Broussard - Saxophone 1974-75
Oran Coltrane - Saxophone-1992
Russell Tubbs - Flute - 1978

Special Guests

Jorge Santana - 1993, 1994
John McLaughlin - Tour 1973

Special Projects

Santana / Shorter Tour - 1988:
• Wayne Shorter - Saxophone
• Carlos Santana - Guitar
• Chester Thompson - Keyboards
• Patrice Rushen - Keyboards
• Alphonso Johnson - Bass
• Ndugu Chancler - Drums
• Armando Peraza - Congas, Bongos, Percussion
• Chepito Areas - Timbales

Viva Santana Tour - 1988:
• Carlos Santana - Guitar
• Alphonso Johnson - Bass
• Chester Thompson - Keyboard
• Greg Rollie - Keyboard
• Michael Shrieve - Drums
• Raul Rekow - Congas, Percussion
• Armando Peraza - Bongos, Percussion
• Chepito Areas - Timbales