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BROTHERS

Carlos Santana

 

Jazz Rock/Fusion

3.42 | 20 ratings

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Evolver
Special Collaborator
Crossover & JazzRock/Fusion Teams
4 stars I like this album much more than most of Carlos Santana's later material. It actually features guitar excellence over cheesy pop songs, where Santana can excel. And he shares the spotlight with his brother Jorge, and Nephew Carlos Hernandez.

The album starts with a fiery guitar intro by all three family members, a good omen for this set. The album then settles in to a mixture of latin rock, reggae, and fusion style rock tunes. The compositions are very loose. It seems that they were more interested in coming up with riffs that they could solo over, rather than much orchestrated instrumentation. That's not a bad thing. The three all play with a similar rich style, that makes this set work.

Evolver | 4/5 |

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