“Magic is when you command the elements to capture people’s hearts”: the first trailer for new Santana documentary Carlos has arrived

Carlos Santana onstage in 1972
(Image credit: Jorgen Angel / Getty Images)

A new Santana documentary, Carlos: The Santana Journey, is set to premiere in a three-day event next month – and you can watch the trailer and an early clip of the film below.

The new film traces the story of the electric guitar icon, from his childhood violin playing, through to his days as a street musician, on to Woodstock and the ’60s and his commercial highpoint in the late ’90s, following the stratospheric success of the album Supernatural.

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Matt Parker
Features Editor, GuitarWorld.com

Matt is Features Editor for GuitarWorld.com. Before that he spent 10 years as a freelance music journalist, interviewing artists for the likes of Total Guitar, Guitarist, Guitar World, MusicRadar, NME.com, DJ Mag and Electronic Sound. In 2020, he launched CreativeMoney.co.uk, which aims to share the ideas that make creative lifestyles more sustainable. He plays guitar, but should not be allowed near your delay pedals.