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Carlos Santana

Carlos Augusto Alves Santana (born July 20, 1947) is a Mexican 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 percussion such as timbales and 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 named Santana number 15 on their list of the 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time in 2003.[1] Discography:Love Devotion Surrender, Illuminations, Oneness: Silver Dreams - Golden Reality, The Swing of Delight, Havana Moon, Blues for Salvador, High Profile, Jingo Maniac, Playin' with Carlos, Illuminations Genre: Chicano rock, Blues-rock, Hard rock, Garage rock, Jazz fusion, Instrumental rock, Psychedelic rock, Rock music, Post-grunge, Funk Film Performances:Which Way Por Favor?, Rock Prophecies, Woodstock, Carlos Santana & Wayne Shorter: Live at the Montreux Jazz Festival, Casey Kasem's Rock N' Roll Goldmine: The San Francisco Sound, Chicago Blues Reunion: Buried Alive in the Blues, A Night of Reggae Rhythm, Santana: Sacred Fire: Live in Mexico, A Reggae Session, 42nd Grammy Awards Awards Won:1988 - Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance - Blues for Salvador - Best Rock Instrumental Performance (Orchestra, Group Or Soloist)1996 - Billboard Century Award Personal Information: Devadip Carlos Santana Born on Jul 20, 1947 in Autlán de Navarro Professions: Musician, Songwriter, Guitarist, Artist Nationality: United States of America
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