Join the Latin Soul Party as they pay tribute to the late great Jorge Santana, who we lost on May 14, 2020. Baby brother of Carlos Santana. The LSP had the honor to interview him in 2012. Jorge was a founding member of the group Malo with the big hit “Sauvecito” and also groups Azteca, Sapo, and honorary member of the Fania All-stars. He continued to collaborate with his brother Carlos over the years along his solo career.
Jorge Santana, a staple and iconic artist of the Latin Soul Party—honoring his memory on Friday, May 22, at 8 pm.
Guitarist Jorge Santana, the younger brother of Carlos Santana and whose guitar riffs on the band Malo’s 1972 hit Suavecito transformed the song into a Chicano anthem, has died. Carlos Santana announced his brother’s death on his Facebook page Friday. He was 68. Jorge Santana died Thursday of natural causes, the family said. Born in Jalisco, Mexico, Jorge Santana began playing guitar following his brother’s footsteps.