Carlos Santana, Date of Birth, Place of Birth


Carlos Santana

Mexican and American rock musician

Date of Birth: 20-Jul-1947

Place of Birth: Jalisco, Mexico

Profession: composer, singer, singer-songwriter, jazz guitarist

Nationality: United States, Mexico

Zodiac Sign: Cancer

About Carlos Santana

  • Carlos Santana audio (born July 20, 1947) is a Mexican and American guitarist who rose to fame in the late 1960s and early 1970s with his band Santana, which pioneered a fusion of rock and roll and Latin American jazz.
  • Its sound featured his melodic, blues-based lines set against Latin and African rhythms played on percussion instruments such as timbales and congas not generally heard in rock.
  • Santana continued to work in these forms over the decades that followed.
  • He experienced a resurgence of popularity and critical acclaim in the late 1990s.
  • In 2015, Rolling Stone magazine listed Santana at number 20 on their list of the 100 Greatest Guitarists.
  • He has won 10 Grammy Awards and three Latin Grammy Awards, and was inducted along with Santana into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1998.

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