Movies Books Music Food Tv Shows Technology Politics Video Games Parenting Fashion Green Living more >


Carlos Augusto Santana Alves (born 20 July, 1947 in Jalisco, Mexico) is a Grammy Award-winning rock musician andguitarist. He became famous in the late 1960s and early 1970s with his band, Santana, which pioneered a blend of rocksalsaand jazz fusion. The band's sound featured his melodic, blues-based guitar lines set against Latin percussion such as timbalesand congas. Santana continued to work in these forms over the following decades. He experienced a sudden resurgence of popularity and critical acclaim in the late 1990s. Rolling Stone also named Santana number 15 on their list of the 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time in 2003

Filmography: Herbie Hancock: Possibilities, All Access: Front Row. Backstage. Live!, Blue Note: A Story of Modern Jazz, Miles Electric: A Different Kind of Blue, John Lee Hooker: That's My Story
edit this info


Bands or Musical GroupsSantana
Solo AlbumsSantana (1st Album), Santana 3
Instruments:  Vocals, Guitar
Genre:  Rock
Birth Date:  20 July, 1947
Birth Place:  Jalisco, Mexico
Gender:  Male
What's your opinion on Carlos Santana?
38 Ratings: +3.6
You have exceeded the maximum length.
More Carlos Santana reviews
Quick Tip by . December 04, 2010
posted in Music Matters
I have seen Santana live many times, the best of which was 12-31-99 at the Hard Rock in Las Vegas. Nothing like bringing in the new millenium dancing ro Santana!
Quick Tip by . September 25, 2010
posted in Music Matters
A great guitar player. What more can be said about this guy.
Carlos Santana
Related Topics
Santana - Welcome

Santana - Welcome

John Williams (guitarist)

John Williams Australian Guitarist

Eric Clapton

Singer/Guitar Icon from Ripley Surrey England

Polls with this musician
AL di Meola

Guitar Gods


© 2014 Lunch.com, LLC All Rights Reserved
Lunch.com - Relevant reviews by real people.
This is you!
Ranked #
Last login
Member since