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Guitarist Carlos Santana Performs With Andre Agassi Prep Drum Line


Guitarist Carlos Santana performs with The Andre Agassi Prep Academy Drum Line on February 6, 2010 at The Joint theater inside of the Hard Rock Las Vegas hotel. The drum line performed the opening number with Carlos and The Santana Band. UPDATED: Feb 8

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The Andre Agassi Prep Academy Drum Line With Carlos Santana At The Joint

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Philanthropist and tennis star Andre Agassi and wife Steffi Graff were seated within the theater for the show. They were introduced by Santana, and he thanked the support from Las Vegas and especially the Three Square Food Bank and most recently Andre Agassi Foundation.

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Agassi and Steffi joined Santana backstage after the show where we caught up for a photo. Carlos said, "I'm standing between greatness.

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Exclusive Photo: Agassi, Santana and Graff Backstage

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He finished his set with songs including John Coltrane's ' A Love Supreme', 'Smooth', 'Jingo', Soul Sacrifice' and Cream's ' Sunshine Of Your Love'.

Our contributing photographer has seen Supernatural Santana six times and said this was a very powerful and energetic show. The house was packed and Carlos shredded solos on his Paul Reed Smith custom guitars.

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Santana felt very comfortable with the audience that night and it was very much reflected in his performance. He commanded the room and is constantly changing. This is a show that must be seen more than once.

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Carlos Santana in Supernatural Santana upcoming shows are schedule for Feb 10,12, 13, 14 and 17th.

Bill Cody is an entertainment reporter and journalist in Las Vegas. He reports on celebrities, events, conventions, parties and all things Las Vegas. Visit VegasBill on twitter.

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