Carlos Santana
In conversation with Cheech Marin
December 1, 2014

One of the most influential and celebrated musicians of our time, Carlos Santana will sit down with L.A.’s own Cheech Marin to share the story of his life– from his humble childhood in Mexico, to his emergence in the 1960s rock underground in San Francisco and the explosion of his musical career. In his new memoir The Universal Tone: Bringing My Story to Light, Santana’s authentic voice and unparalleled story is delivered with a level of passion and soul equal to the legendary charge of his guitar. From collaborations with other greats like Miles Davis and Herbie Hancock to Juanes, Pitbull and Lila Downs, hear the remarkable life story from a musician Rolling Stone has rated as one of the greatest guitarists of all time.

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