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Carlos Santana : a biography

Author: Norman Weinstein
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood Press, ©2009.
Series: Greenwood biographies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Provides an overview of the life and career of Carlos Santana, covering his childhood, family, beginnings in the music industry, success, awards, transitions in musical styles, and other related topics.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: Carlos Santana; Carlos Santana
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Norman Weinstein
ISBN: 9780313354205 0313354200 9780313354212 0313354219
OCLC Number: 321047576
Description: xiii, 128 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: It's a Santana family affair --
Mexican blues arrive at Woodstock --
Costs of fame and fortune --
Trying on the spirit of jazz --
The guitarist bridging contradictions --
Music and family in transition --
Leaving marriage, sparking controversy, reinventing his style --
Carlos Santana as a sixties "survivor" --
Carlos speaks : interpretations and rebounding questions.
Series Title: Greenwood biographies.
Responsibility: Norman Weinstein.


As eclectic and paradoxical as its subject, this is the first and only book about Carlos Santana that reveals the full sweep of his musical odyssey.* Offers an annotated discography of the band,  Read more...
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"This biography of guitarist Carlos Santana is appropriate for high school students and above. The nine chapters describe the artist's early initiation into music through his family in Mexico, his Read more...

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