Jorge Santana Wiki – Jorge Santana Biography
Guillermo “Jorge” Santana was a Mexican guitarist, brother of musician Carlos Santana.
He was a 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, acquired in the 1970s.
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.
Facts You Need to Know
June 13, 1951, Autlán, Mexico
May 14, 2020
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Jorge Santana Age
He was 68 years of age. He was born on June 13, 1951, and died on May 14, 2020.
Jorge Santana Family
He was the youngest of three brothers and the second one, after Carlos.
Jorge Santana Death
Jorge passed away on Thursday, as per reports.
His rep John Regna told TMZ that Jorge died of natural causes. His brother Carlos Santana wrote a very heartwarming tribute to him, he wrote: “We take time to celebrate the magnificent spirit of our beloved brother Jorge. He transitioned unto the realm of light that cast no shadow…We love cherish and honor your soul.”
On hearing the news tributes were sent on social media.
Experience Hendrix expresses our deepest condolences and heartfelt sorrow at the passing of Jorge Santana, beloved guitar great. We join his brother Carlos, the Santana family, and the world, in mourning this tremendous loss.
— Jimi Hendrix (@JimiHendrix) May 15, 2020
— Little Willie G. (@LittleWillieG2) May 15, 2020