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Cindy Blackman

Cindy Blackman
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Cindy Blackman (born November 18, 1959), sometimes known as Cindy Blackman-Santana, is an American jazz and rock drummer. Blackman is best known for recording and touring with Lenny Kravitz, and has recorded several jazz albums under her own name, as well as performing with Pharoah Sanders, Sonny Simmons, Ron Carter, Sam Rivers, Cassandra Wilson, Angela Bofill, Buckethead, Bill Laswell, and Joe Henderson. Blackman is married to rock guitarist Carlos Santana.
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Releases on file (4)
Santana — Corazón Santana — Corazón
(RCA Victor 88843-03571-2, 2014, CD)
Jack Bruce — Silver Rails Jack Bruce — Silver Rails
(Esoteric Antenna MVD6278A, 2014, CD)
Spectrum Road — Spectrum Road Spectrum Road — Spectrum Road
(Palmetto Records PM 2152, 2007, CDq)
Cindy Blackman / Santi Debriano / David Fiuczynski — Trio + Two Cindy Blackman / Santi Debriano / David Fiuczynski — Trio + Two
(Free Lance FRL-CD 015, 1991, CD)

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