World-Renowned & Prolific Drummer CINDY BLACKMAN SANTANA and her exceptional Band are back at Jimmy's Jazz & Blues Club for another rockin' show! Cindy is a virtuoso drummer whose artistry spans the realms of both Jazz & Rock. From 1992 to 2007 and again in 2014 & 2015 she was the drummer in Lenny Kravitz's band, performing through multiple world tours and hit albums. Cindy is currently a member of the Carlos Santana band! Cindy Blackman Santana, as a bandleader and as a musician, is a sound innovator with a passion for pushing creative boundaries and exploring movement and change. She is as known for the nuances and colors she brings to her beats and fills as she is for the sheer power of her soulful playing. Cindy has been creating magnificent musical time and space since the beginning of her career as a busking street performer in New York City in the '80s through the present day, touring the globe and making albums at the top of her game.
"Blackman's sonic explorations take jazz-rock beyond where the late drummer envisioned it...Jazz-rock as performed by Williams, and now Blackman, is very much alive and well," states ALL ABOUT JAZZ. "Some drummers act, some react. Some keep time, others create it. Cindy Blackman Santana is among the few who can," says the INTERNATIONAL HERALD TRIBUNE.