Photo: Carlos Santana Scores Book Deal, Will be First Memoir
Rock legend Carlos Santana has nabbed a book deal with Hachette’s Little, Brown and Co. imprint.
Born in Autlán de Navarro, Jalisco, México, the 65-year-old icon became famous in the late ‘60s and early ’70s with his band Santana.
Blending African and Latin rhythms with rock music, Santana and his guitar mastery gave the music world a new sound. In fact, in 2003, Rolling Stonemagazine listed Satana as No. 15 on its list of the 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time.
According to the Associated Press, the upcoming book “is expected to tell stories of such friends and peers as Miles Davis, Eric Clapton, and Herbie Hancock.”
The Mexican-American guitarists in the winner of 10 Grammy Awards and 3 Latin Grammy Awards. In 1965, he became a naturalized American citizen.
As a solo artist, Santana has released 3 live albums, 7 studio albums, 6 compilation albums, 12 collaboration albums, and has made an amazing 49 guest appearances.
Throughout his career, Santana has sold more than 100 million records.
This will be his first memoir.