Madrigal: The Ultimate Carlos Santana Experience: A Nashville, Tennessee based 6-8 piece band of professional musicians that offer up a true Carlos Santana concert experience. The members include: Jose Madrigal portraying Carlos Santana; Frank McGucken/Percussionist; Kevin Coggeshall/Drums & Percussion/Vocals; Bob Kennedy Keys/Vocals; Steve Schmitt Bass/Vocals. Available for your next Event!!! Come see Madrigal: The Ultimate Carlos Santa Experience LIVE at 20th Century in Cincinnati, May 28, 2017.
I'm 67 and a long time worshiper of Carlos Santana and had already faced that I would probably never hear them again in my lifetime. They were my baby's favorite band in her young days as well. To my surprise, we received tickets to go see a Santana tribute band in Biloxi, Ms. We didn't get our hopes up for them to be any great deal, as we have seen numerous tribute bands in the past with less than great outcomes. Well, let me tell you.... We were totally blown away by a performance from Jose Madrigal and his band. They walked around shaking hands in the crowd before the show which showed us a personal touch you don't often see. These guys and gal put on a show that far surpassed anything I have ever heard Carlos do!! They cranked it up to full speed and let it out in style!! They never missed a beat and all the band members were enjoying what they were doing so much, and it showed!! Everyone there have talents you will only believe once you have seen it!! It took us back in time, back to the days of Woodstock and beyond. It actually brought tears to our eyes more than once. Jose looks almost exactly like Carlos. It was wild, the trip they took us on last night. We have already been looking at their schedules to try and hook up for more. You will NOT be disappointed and that's a guarantee!!
Response from Madrigal Band :
Thank you so much for your gracious review Tom! You summed up Madrigal Band: The Ultimate Santana Experience to a T. Jose, Frank, Kevin, Bob Steve, Elaine, Nathan and Caleb are AMAZING musicians with tons of experience who love what they do and it shows! Check out madrigalband.com for upcoming events and be sure to tell all your friends and family so they can know EXACTLY what you are talking about!
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What to Expect
This Carlos Santana Tribute band is a great group of seasoned professionals that have played at many Theaters and Festivals. The group is very well connected with other performers and can supply a first rate show for all ages at any venue. Willing to travel.
Madrigal: The Ultimate Carlos Santana Experience:
A Nashville, Tennessee based 6-8 piece band of professional musicians that offer up a true Carlos Santana concert experience. The members include:
Frank McGucken/Percussionist Frank studied at Kent State University School of Music. As a sponsored Sonor Drum representative, Frank has worked with Steve Smith (Drummer for Journey) and many others. Additional endorsements include Toca percussion, Gretsch Drums and Taye Drums .
Kevin Coggeshall/Drums & Percussion/Vocals This veteran drummer has toured with Bo Diddley while being endorsed by Sonor, Sabian & LP manufacturers.
Bob Kennedy Keys/Vocals Bob is a classically trained pianist. Bob's tour credits included The Rock N Roll Heaven Tribute Band, The Van Dells and Sonny Turner of the Platters.
Steve Schmitt Bass/Vocals Steve has worked a lifetime working in numerous prominent area bands before joining up with this show. He is a true "Road Scholar"
Carlos Santana is portrayed by Jose Madrigal Jose, son of a Mexican immigrant, was home schooled on the guitar by his father who was a Guitar Professor at Northern Kentucky University. Jose spent 19 years in Nashville, Tennessee working as a studio musician and vocalist. He is a former 20th Century Fox & Columbia Records recording artist. Jose has appeared on radio & Television numerous times during his career. Lastly, Jose is active in Music/Video production, Film Scoring and Artist development as the owner of Home Tree Studio in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
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