Cindy Blackman, jazz & rock drummer and bandleader. She is best known for recording and touring with Lenny Kravitz, as well as appearing in his music videos, including Are You Gonna Go My Way. She has recorded several jazz albums, and has performed with acclaimed jazz & rock artists. A rarity as a female jazz percussionist, she has admitted she has encountered gender & racial prejudice, as well as prejudice against her afro & musical opinions. She is married to guitarist Carlos Santana.