Jorge Santana, the younger brother of Carlos Santana and guitarist, has passed away. Born in Jalisco, Mexico, Jorge Santana began playing guitar following his brother’s footsteps.
According to family reports Santana died on Thursday of natural causes. “ We take time to celebrate the magnificent spirit of our beloved brother, Jorge,” Carlos Santana wrote.
“He transitioned unto the realm of light that cast no shadow the eyes of my heart clearly see him right in between our glorious and magnificent mother, and our father Jose.”
According to band legend, the group “Malos” received their name from the lead singer’s mother after she told them “todos ustedes son malos,” which in English translates to “all of you are bad.”
Malo made three albums before a highly publicized breakup. Leading Santana to embark on a solo career before joining his brother, Carlos, on tour in 1993.
Our condolences go out to the entire Santana family