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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. He is one of six children born to Jose Santana ... See full bio »

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 2015/III Amy (Documentary) (writer: "Maria Maria")
 2014 2014 FIFA World Cup (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Final: Germany vs. Argentina (2014) ... (performer: "Dar um Jeito (We Will Find a Way)")
 2014 I Love the 2000s (TV Mini-Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- 2000 (2014) ... (performer: "Smooth")
 2014 2014 FIFA World Cup: Brazil (Video Game) (performer: "Dar um Jeito (We Will Find a Way)")
 2013 My Little Pony: Equestria Girls (performer: "Into The Night" - uncredited)
  The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes, 2012 - 2013) (performer - 1 episode, 2012)
- Episode #21.143 (2013) ... (writer: "Everybody's Everything" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.122 (2013) ... (writer: "Everybody's Everything" - uncredited)
- Episode #20.143 (2012) ... (performer: "Nomad" - uncredited) / (writer: "Nomad" - uncredited)
  Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (1 episode, 2012) (writer - 1 episode, 2013) (performer - 1 episode, 2010) (music - 1 episode, 2008)
- Week 7: Latin Night (2013) ... ("Maria Maria") / (writer: "Maria Maria")
- Performance Show: Week Five (2012) ... ("Evil Ways")
- Episode #11.2 (2010) ... (performer: "Oye Como Va", "While My Guitar Gently Weeps", "Photograph")
- Episode #7.1 (2008) ... (music: "Smooth")
 2009 American Idol (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Finale (2009) ... (performer: "Black Magic Woman", "Smooth")
 2009 CHIKARA: King of Trios 2009 - Night I (Video) (writer: "Migra")
 2008 Burn Notice (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Trust Me (2008) ... (performer: "El Fuego" - uncredited)
 2008 Soulería (Video) (writer: "Europa")
 2008 So You Think You Can Dance Australia (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Top 20 Results (2008) ... (performer: "Smooth")
 2007 Zodiac (writer: "Soul Sacrifice")
 2005 The 77th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (performer: "Al otro lado del río")
 2005 Forsthaus Falkenau (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Giftmüll (2005) ... (performer: "Maria Maria" - uncredited)
 2004 Wolf (writer: "Samba Pa Ti")
 2004 John Lee Hooker: Come and See About Me (Video) (performer: "The Healer") / (writer: "The Healer")
 2004 House of D (writer: "Samba Pa Ti")
 2004 Friends: The One Before the Last One - Ten Years of Friends (TV Movie) ("Smooth", uncredited)
 2004/II The Reunion (Short) (performer: "Smooth") / (writer: "Smooth")
 2004 Deutschland sucht den Superstar (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Mottoshow #9 - Songs der Jury (2004) ... (writer: "Maria Maria")
 2003 Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.11 (2003) ... (writer: "Maria Maria")
 2003 Australian Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Wildcard Performance Show (2003) ... (writer: "Maria Maria")
 2003 Idool 2003 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Liveshow 7 - Latino (2003) ... (writer: "Maria Maria")
 2003 Idol - Jakten på en superstjerne (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Topp 10 - Ditt idol (2003) ... (writer: "Maria Maria")
  Operación triunfo (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2002) (writer - 1 episode, 2001)
- Episode #2.9 (2002) ... (performer: "The Game of Love")
- Episode #1.3 (2001) ... (writer: "Corazón espinado")
 2001 Speaking of Sex (writer: "Europa")
 2001 Everybody Says I'm Fine! (performer: "Everybody Says I'm Fine")
 2000 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 4 August 2000 (2000) ... (writer: "Maria Maria")
 2000 Keeping the Faith (performer: "Smooth")
 2000 Girlfight (writer: "Olympic Festival")
 1999 Earthly Possessions (TV Movie) (performer: "They All Went to Mexico")
 1997 Digging to China (performer: "Samba Pa Ti") / (writer: "Samba Pa Ti")
 1997 Balkanisateur (writer: "Samba Pa Ti")
 1996 The Rich Man's Wife (writer: "CHILL OUT (THINGS GONNA CHANGE)")
 1996 The Fan (writer: "SAMBA PA TI")
 1996 Stealing Beauty (writer: "CHILL OUT (Things Gonna Change)")
 1995 Lightdance (Video documentary short) (performer: "Bella", "Blues Latino") / (writer: "Bella", "Europa", "Aqua Marine", "Samba Pa Ti")
 1995 The History of Rock 'n' Roll (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- My Generation (1995) ... (writer: "Soul Sacrifice")
 1995 Apollo 13 (writer: "Waiting")
 1995 Desperado (performer: "Bella") / (writer: "Bella")
 1992 Freunde fürs Leben (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Blinde Angst (1992) ... (writer: "Samba Pa Ti")
 1989 Derrick (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Ein merkwürdiger Tag auf dem Lande (1989) ... (writer: "Savor")
 1989 Best of the Best (writer: "TALES OF POWER")
 1987 La Bamba (performer: "I Got a Gal Named Sue (That's My Little Suzie)")
 1987 Vietnam War Story (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Home (1987) ... (writer: "Soul Sacrifice" - as [Carlos] Santana)
- The Mine (1987) ... (writer: "Soul Sacrifice" - as Santana)
 1986 Miami Vice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Definitely Miami (1986) ... (writer: "Europa (Earth's Cry, Heaven's Smile)" - uncredited)
 1985 Live Aid (TV Special documentary) (writer: "Brotherhood", "Primera Invasion", "Open Invitation", "Right Now")
 1979 Rock Concert (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 10 February 1979 (1979) ... (writer: "Open Invitation")
 1979 Love Is Not Enough (writer: "Soul Sacrifice" - uncredited)
 1978 James at 16 (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Champions (1978) ... (performer: "She's Not There" - as Santana)
 1978 The Rise and Fall of Ivor Dickie (Documentary) (performer: "Jin Go La Ba")
 1975 Day Dreamer (writer: "Just in Time to See the Sun" - uncredited)
 1972 Little Sisters (writer: "Soul Sacrifice" - uncredited)
 1972 Tail of the Bearded Clam (writer: "Everything's Coming Our Way" - uncredited)
 1972 Rocker (TV Movie) (performer: "Jingo", "Black Magic Woman")
 1971 Stamping Ground (Documentary) (writer: "Gumbo", "Savor")
 1970 Woodstock (Documentary) (writer: "Soul Sacrifice")
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Other Works:

TV commercial "Believe" for Macy's with Martha Stewart, Tommy Hilfiger, Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber, Jessica Simpson, and Edmund Gwenn as Kris Kringle from Miracle on 34th Street (1947) (archive footage). See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 7 Interviews | 12 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 8 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:


Alternate Names:

Mr. Carlos Santana | Santana

Height:

5' 9½" (1.77 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I think if Jimi had had the right person, she would have said: 'Let's go to Hawaii and get rid of Jimi for a week. You need to crystallize your existence and achieve that clarity of vision. This is the word that separates human beings from gods: willingness. Most people don't have that willingness to break bad habits. They have a lot of excuses and they talk like victims. And, like Jim Morrison ... See more »

Trivia:

Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1998 (as a member of Santana. See more »

Trademark:

Moustache See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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