Glen Kolotkin was awarded a Grammy for Santana's "Supernatural" and has over 20 gold and platinum albums to his credit. Glen has spent the last thirty-five years recording a myriad of artists who have helped to change the course of music. In addition to recording nine albums with Carlos Santana, he hit records such as "I LOVE ROCK & ROLL" By Joan Jett & The Blackhearts "ELECTRIC LADYLAND" By Jimi Hendrix and "Pearl" by Janis Joplin, just to name a few.
Glen's contributions began while working with artists such as Barbra Streisand, The Rolling Stones, Bob Segar, Rick Derringer, Pete Segar, Boz Skaggs, Al Kooper, The Talking Heads, The Paul Winter Consort, Les Dudek, The Guess Who, Pacific Gas & Electric, The Lovin' Spoonful, Patti Labelle, Illionois Speed Press, Tito Puente, Eddie & Charlie Palmeri, Miriam Makeba, Chicago, Sly Stone, Neil Young, Robin Gibb, Arthur Fiedler, Sonny Rolens, John Mclaughlin, Lenny White, Kenny Garrett, Mongo Santamaria, Dave Brubeck, Lionel Hampton, Tony Bennet, Buddy Miles, Moby Grape,Dave Mason, The Byrds, Gary Puckett, Tim Harden, Electric Flag, The Flying Burito Brothers, Jimmy Ruffin, Captain Beefheart, The Four Tops, The Ramones, Vernon Reid, Robert Palmer, Chuck Berry, Roberto Carlos, The Chambers Brothers, The Staple Singers, The Harlem Boys Choir, Miles Davis, Joan Baez, Kris Kristofferson, Simon and Garfunkel, Johnny Mathis, Melanie, Tower Of Power, Malo, Azteca, Dr.Hook, Journey and others who comprise a virtual "Who's Who" of Rock, Pop, Latin and Jazz genres.
Currently Glen is in a documentary called "Rock And a Hard Place" Broadway shows "1776", "Cabaret" "George M" "Dear World", Illia Darling" Films "The Fillmore The Last Days" and a book titled "If These Halls Could Talk".
Foundational text and photos courtesy of Glen Kolotkin.
Glen Kolotkin at home with his beautiful collection of Gold Discs.
Glen Kolotkin at Columbia Studios - San Francisco Studio B.
Mathew Kaufman and Glen Kolotkin at Columbia Studios - San Francisco Studio B.
Glen Kolotkin and Carlos Santana
Glen Kolotkin, Harvey Brooks and John Hall.
Glen Kolotkin on the cover of EQ Magazine.
Teo Macero and Glen Kolotkin.
Clive Davis, Carlos Santana and Glen Kolotkin.
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