Jak, yes I remember that drummer too, Graham Lear. he drummed for Gino Vanelli before getting the Santana gig.
I had a couple Vanelli lp’s in high school and remember he was on one of them then heard he went on to play with Santana.
as for Gato…I related a bit to him in the 70’s because he had that growly tone, but he never let off of it. not a big influence tho.
GRAHAM !! Thanks man. Yeah that ” head hands feet solo ” was solid.
Gato ? Not a big influence either, but I do like the way he makes his South American roots ( Bolivia ) come through.
Small world huh …😊