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Carlos Santana

Best known the world over for the group that bears his name, Carlos Santana has been reinventing and reshaping the landscape of the known universe's musical culture for close to four decades. A visionary artist with no regards for genre boundaries, Carlos' fluid sound long ago laid claim to the concept of “world music” before the term ever surfaced on pop culture radar. Having evolved and expanded for over four decades, the “Carlos” sound could well be on its way to becoming interplanetary music.

Born in Autlan de Navarro, Mexico•where there's now a street and public square in his name—to the son of a virtuoso Mariachi violinist, Carlos followed in his father's musical footsteps, taking up the violin at the age of five. It was when his family moved to Tijuana several years later, however, that Santana began his lifelong relationship with the instrument that would make him a musical icon•-the guitar. Early on he emulated his heroes•-John Lee Hooker, T. Bone Walker, and B.B. King•who he heard on powerful American radio stations when their signals crossed the border.

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Albums

Light of the Supreme: Carlos Santana’s Devadip Trilogy
Light of the Supreme:...
Columbia Records
2015
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Corazon
Corazon
RCA Victor
2014
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Live At Montreux...
In Situ
2013
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[no cover]
Oneness Silver Dreams...
In Situ
2009
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[no cover]
Space Between The...
In Situ
2005
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[no cover]
Playin' With Carlos
In Situ
2005
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