Jorge Santana

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Jorge Santana
Born (1951-06-13) June 13, 1951 (age 63)
Instruments Guitar

Jorge Santana (born June 13, 1951, Autlán, Jalisco) is a Mexican guitarist, brother of musician Carlos Santana.

He was a former member of Malo who had a top twenty hit "Suavecito" in 1972.[1]

He released two solo albums on Tomato Records, Jorge Santana and It's All About Love, featuring former Malo members. In the mid-1970s he played with the Fania All-Stars.

His distinctive guitar is a green Fender Stratocaster, owned in the '70s.

After a long split, Santana toured with his brother, Carlos. The album Sacred Fire: Live in South America was recorded in Mexico City on this tour, featuring Jorge Santana, who played a personalized orange Paul Reed Smith guitar.

In 1994 he recorded an album with his brother and Carlos Santana's nephew, Carlos Hernandez, called Santana Brothers.

Discography[edit]

Malo[edit]

  • Malo (1972)
  • Dos (1972)
  • Evolution (1973)
  • Ascension (1974)

Santana[edit]

Fania All Stars[edit]

  • Latin-Soul-Rock (1974)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Harris, Craig. "Jorge Santana: Biography". Allmusic. Retrieved 22 May 2011. 
  2. ^ "It's All About Love". 
  3. ^ "Here I am". 

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