Santana is a Latin rock band formed in San Francisco,
California in 1967 by Mexican guitarist Carlos Santana. The band first became
known an popular after their performance of "Soul Sacrifice" at Woodstock in
1969. The Santana’s "fusion" band blended Latin salsa, rock, blues, and jazz.
In 1998 the group was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Their
1999 release, Supernatural, debuted at number 19 on the Billboard 200. The lead single released from the album, "Smooth", hit the
number one spot on the Hot 100. By October 30 the album peaked at number one, and stayed there for 12
non-consecutive weeks. The second single released
from the album, "Maria Maria" also hit the number one spot on the Hot 100.
Eventually the album reached 15x platinum in the US, and sold 30 million copies
worldwide. Both songs were arranged and recorded in 2009 at Persona Studio and
remixed Sept 2016 by Stephen Gislason
Persona Music Recordings: Our Music Catalogue includes recorded performances
under the titles Persona Digital, P2500 Band, Em4U, and the Persona Classical Consort. Music online is offered to illustrate music history, advance music education and appreciation. The recordings presented online demonstrate Persona
Studio's arranging, recording and mastering techniques. All the recordings are
arrangements and performances completed in house by Stephen Gislason. The music selections and their history
are explained in the book, Sound of Music.
Topics presented at Persona Digital Studio are from the The Sound of Music by
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