A Conversation With Benny Rietveld (Sheila E., Miles Davis, Santana)

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“With great powers come great responsibilities!” Benny Rietveld is the longest tenured bassist in the matchless history of Santana. He followed the footprints (Miles pun intended) of Michael Henderson, Dave Holland, Darryl Jones, Marcus Miller, Harvey Brooks, Foley, and an electrified Ron Carter, among others as the voltage enhanced anchor of the Miles Davis band in the 1990s. Recalls Benny of hist tenure with Sheila E. and touring with Prince “that extra level of stage craft…a great theatrical sense…developing the songs where nothing remained static…”
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