Carlos Alberto Santana Barragán MP

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Birthdate: (66)
Birthplace: Autlán, Jalisco, Mexico
Managed by: Jason Wills
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Immediate Family

    • Josefina
      mother
    • Jose
      father
    • Jorge
      brother

About Carlos Alberto Santana Barragán

Carlos Alberto Santana Barragán (born July 20, 1947) is a Mexican-American rock guitarist. Santana became famous in the late 1960s and early 1970s with his band, Santana, which pioneered rock, salsa and jazz fusion. The band's sound featured his melodic, blues-based guitar lines set against Latin and African rhythms featuring percussion instruments such as timbales and congas not generally heard in rock music. Santana continued to work in these forms over the following decades. He experienced a resurgence of popularity and critical acclaim in the late 1990s. In 2003, Rolling Stone magazine listed Santana at number 15 on their list of the 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time. He has won 10 Grammy Awards and 3 Latin Grammy Awards

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Carlos Santana's Timeline

1947
July 20, 1947
Autlán, Jalisco, Mexico