The younger brother of iconic guitarist Carlos Santana, Jorge Santana was also a talented instrumentalist in his own right, whose style blended blues, Latin, jazz, and rock influences. Santana was best known as the leader of the Latin rock band Malo, who scored a Top 20 single in 1972, "Suavecito," from their self-titled debut album, and he would cut four albums with the band from 1972 to 1974. After releasing a pair of solo albums in the late '70s that focused on funk and disco grooves, Santana maintained a low profile before re-emerging in the '90s collaborating with his brother, sitting in with the band Santana on 1993's Sacred Fire: Live in South America, and collaborating with Carlos Santana for 1994's Santana Brothers.
Jorge Santana was born in Jalisco, Mexico on June 13, 1951. His family moved to San Francisco in his early teens, ... Read Full Biography