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At what age did Carlos Santana begin to play guitar?
Carlos Santana, (born July 20, 1947, Autlán de Navarro, Mexico), Mexican-born American musician whose popular music combined rock, jazz, blues, and Afro-Cuban rhythms with a Latin sound. Santana began playing the violin at age five; by age eight, however, he had switched to the guitar.
Is Carlos Santana still touring?
Santana tour dates 2021 – 2022. Santana is currently touring across 2 countries and has 48 upcoming concerts. Their next tour date is at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Auditorium in Chattanooga, after that they’ll be at FirstBank Amphitheater in Franklin.
What kind of music does Carlos Santana play?
Mini Bio (1) Carlos Santana is a guitarist, composer, singer and band-leader who helped to shape the concept of “world music” by his experiments with blending many styles of music from a multitude of ethnic sources. He was born Carlos Augusto Alves Santana on July 20, 1947, in Autlán de Navarro, Jalisco, Mexico.
Where was Carlos Santana born and where did he grow up?
He was born Carlos Augusto Alves Santana on July 20, 1947, in Autlán de Navarro, Jalisco, Mexico. He is one of six children born to Jose Santana and Josefina Barragan.
When was Carlos Santana inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?
Carlos Santana, alongside the classic Santana lineup of their first two albums, was inducted as an individual, into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1998. He performed “Black Magic Woman” with the writer of the song, Fleetwood Mac’s founder Peter Green.
How old was Santana when he started playing guitar?
From the age of 5 young Santana learned the violin from his father, a professional mariachi violinist. He switched to guitar at the age of 8, when the family moved to Tijuana. During the late 50s he was playing gigs at clubs and bars with various bands up and down the Tijuana Strip.