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Jorge Santana : biography

June 13, 1951 -

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.

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.


  • Jorge Santana (1978)
  • It's All About Love (album) (1979)
  • Santana Brothers (1994)
  • Here I Am (Jorge Santana album) (2009)


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


  • Milagro (1992)
  • Sacred Fire: Live in South America (1993)

Fania All Stars

  • Latin-Soul-Rock (1974)
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