Dubai Jazz Festival headliner Santana has announced the release date for the much‐awaited reunion album, SantanaIV!  

Dubai Jazz Festival headliner Santana has announced the release date for the much‐awaited reunion album, SantanaIV!  

Dubai Jazz Festival headliner Santana has announced the release date for the much‐awaited reunion album, SantanaIV!

April  15,  2016  marks  the  release  date  of Santana  IV,  the  wildly  anticipated studio  album  that  reunites  theDubai Jazz Festival headliner Santana has announced the release date for the much‐awaited reunion album, SantanaIV!	     revered  early 70s  lineup  of  guitar  icon  Carlos  Santana  (guitar, vocals),  Gregg  Rolie  (keyboards,  lead  vocals),  Neal  Schon  (guitar,  vocals),  Michael  Carabello (percussion)  and  Michael  Shrieve  (drums).  They ve  named  the  album  Santana  IV because  its  designed   as   a   follow-up   to   1971s   Santana  III,   which   featured   the   same   lineup,   including percussion Karl Perazzo and bassist Benny Rietveld.

Santana IV features 16 all-new tracks written and produced by the band that burst with the same unparalleled energy and superlative musicianship that made Santana a pioneering force in world music and a household name across the globe. The first single entitled Anywhere You Want To Go  will be released this coming February 5.

The multiple Grammy winner and global guitar music icon Santana will come to Dubai this coming February 26 as part of his worlwide Luminosity Tour 2016. He will be bringing to the audience his creative  and  fiery  fusion  of  Latin  rock  with  blues,  jazz  and   world  music  at  the  14th   edition  of  the Emirates Airline Dubai Jazz Festival® 2016 at Dubai Media City Amphitheatre.

ABOUT SANTANA:

For  forty  years  and  as  many  albums  later,  Santana  has  sold  more  than   100  million  records  and reached  Dubai Jazz Festival headliner Santana has announced the release date for the much‐awaited reunion album, SantanaIV!	   more  than  100  million  fans  at concerts  worldwide.  To  date,  Santana  has  won  ten GRAMMY® Awards and three Latin GRAMMY® Awards. He won a record-tying nine GRAMMYs for a single project for 1999s Supernatural (including Album of the Year and Record of the Year for Smooth)  as  well  as  three  Latin  GRAMMYs.  He  has  also  received  the  Billboard  Century  Award (1996), was ushered into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (1998), received the Billboard Latin Music Awards Lifetime Achievement honor (2009), and was the recipient of the Kennedy Center Honors Award  (2013).  Among many  other honors, Carlos Santana has  been cited by Rolling Stone as #15 on  their  list  of  the 100  Greatest  Guitarists  of  All  Time. And,  with  the  2014  release  of  Corazón, Santana  surpassed  the  Rolling  Stones  and  is  one  of  only  two  music acts  in  Billboard  history  to score at least one Top Ten album for six consecutive decades from the 1960s on.

Santana is currently headlining a multi-year residency at House of Blues at Mandalay Bay Resort in Las  Vegas.  In  the  fall  of  2014,  Carlos  Santana  released  his  memoir The  Universal Tone:  Bringing My   Story   to   Light. Its   a   profoundly   inspiring   tale   of   spiritual   commitment   and   musical fearlessness  that  does  not  balk  at  finding  the  humor  in  the  world  of  high-flying  fame,  nor  at speaking plainly of Santanas personal revelations, and the divine and infinite possibility he sees in each person he meets.

Tickets  are  on  sale  exclusively  from  Ticketmaster  on  www.ticketmaster.ae  or  800-TM-UAE  at  the following  categories  and  prices:  Regular  Standing –  AED  395,  Golden  Circle –  AED  795,  Fan  Pit–AED 995 and VIP – AED 1,450.

For more information, visit www.dubaijazzfest.com

ABOUT CHILLOUT PRODUCTIONS:

Founded  in  2002,  Chillout  Productions  has  become  one  of  the  leading  event  management companies  in  the  Dubai Jazz Festival headliner Santana has announced the release date for the much‐awaited reunion album, SantanaIV!  Gulf.  With  a  team  of  creative  solution  providers  that  have  over  20  years  of experience  in  producing  world-class  events,  Chillout  Productions  offers  services  that  range  from simple event concept creation to scouting locations and designing venues.

With  access  to  a  long  list  of  local  and  international  event  suppliers,  agents  and  entertainment consultants,  Chillout  Productions  provides  a  unique  and  professional  outlook  into  the  world  of event   management.   By   finding   the   right   entertainment   package,   be   it   a   music   legend   or newcomer, a seasoned actor or a young Hollywood star, Chillout Productions handles it all in the most  professional  manner,  keeping  the  focus  on  the  objectives  behind  an  event  as  well  as  the smallest details. Chillout  Productions  is  mostly  known  for  founding  and organizing  the  Dubai  Jazz  Festival  and growing it into one of the most iconic public events in  the region.

As  the  most  rewarded  music  event  in  the  UAE  receiving  the  What’s  On  Award  for  “The  Best Festival” 2006,Dubai Jazz Festival headliner Santana has announced the release date for the much‐awaited reunion album, SantanaIV!   2007, 2009 and 2010, the Best Public Entertainment Event in The Middle East” for 2008  and  the Best  Marketing  of  An  Event   Award  in  2009  at  the  EVENT  360  “,  the  Time  Out Award  for  the Best  Music  Festival   in  2010,  the  Ahlan!  Best  In  Dubai  Award  as  the Best  Music Event  for  2010,  and  with  the  recent  Whats  On Award  for Favourite  Festival  2015;  the  festival continues  its  tradition  of  finding  new  and  improved  ways to  make  the  experience  even  more exciting for fans. The  Dubai  Jazz  Festivals list  of  legendary  musicians,  Grammy  award-  winning  artists,  critically acclaimed  jazz  and  contemporary  groups,  and  pop  sensations  covers  over  40  years  of  music history.

OFFICIAL  PROGRAM:  

24  February  2016: Postmodern Jukebox  07:30PM–08:30PM; James 09:00PM–10:00PM; Toto 10:30PM–12:30 AM

25  February  2016: David  Gray 08:00PM–09:30PM; Chris  Botti  feat.  Sting 10:00PM–12:30AM

26  February  2016: La  Bomba  De  Tiempo 08:30PM–09:30PM; Santana 10:00PM–12:30AM