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Cindy Blackman

dr, *1959 US, Ohio
Musician of Rock and Latin
A.k.a. Cinthia R. Blackman

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.[citation needed] Blackman has recorded several jazz albums under her own name, and has performed with Pharoah Sanders, Sonny Simmons, Ron Carter, Sam Rivers, Cassandra Wilson, Angela Bofill, Buckethead, Bill Laswell and Joe Henderson.[citation needed] Tony Williams is her main drumming influence. In 1997 she recorded Multiplicity as a drum teaching video. "To me, jazz is the highest form of music that you can play because of the creative requirements", says Blackman. Blackman is married to rock guitarist Carlos Santana.

  • Drums
  • Vocals
  • Backing Vocals
  • Rock
  • Latin
  • Jazz
  • R&B/Soul
  • Pop

Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Another LifetimeCindy Blackman2010Album
Music For The New MillenniumCindy Blackman2004Album
Someday...Cindy Blackman2001Album
Works On CanvasCindy Blackman2000Album
A Lil' Somethin', Somethin'Cindy Blackman1999Compil.
In The NowCindy Blackman1998Album
The OracleCindy Blackman1996Album
TelepathyCindy Blackman1994Album
Code RedCindy Blackman1992Album
Trio + TwoCindy Blackman, Santi Debriano, David Fiuczynski1991Album
ArcaneCindy Blackman1988Album
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