Carlos Santana Created by Tim kitchen

Cultural Interaction- combined jazz, rock, blues, and Afro-Cuban rhythms, with a Latin sound

  • Formed Santana Blues Band in 1966
  • Became known at Woodstock 1969
  • Inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1998
  • Supernatural album sold over 20 million copies since 1998
  • Collaborated with Eric Clapton, Lauryn Hill, Dave Matthews, Rob Thomas
  • Received 8 Grammy Awards for this album
Born July 20, 1947 in Autlan de Navaro, Mexico
"There's a melody in everything. and once you find the melody, then you connect immediately with the heart. Because sometimes English or Spanish, Swahili or any other language gets in the way. But nothing penetrates the heart faster than the melody" (Carlos Santana).

Works Consulted

"Carlos Santana." Britannica School, Encyclopædia Britannica, 12 Sep. 2013.

"Santana." Britannica School, Encyclopædia Britannica, 22 Jun. 2012.

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