Jimmy Santos

This article is about the Afro-Uruguayan vocalist. For the Filipino actor, see Jimmy Santos (actor).
Jimmy Santos
Background information
Birth name Jaime Santos
Born Montevideo, Uruguay[1]
Genres Candombe-Rock
Folk rock
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Vocals, Drums, Percussion
Associated acts Raíces

Jimmy Santos is an Afro-Uruguayan popular vocalist of candombe, jazz and rock. Jimmy has lived in Argentina since 1976 and is part of the black population in Argentina. He also plays the drums. In 1977 he joined Raíces. He has a good relationship with Andrés Calamaro the Argentine singer, guitarist and pianist, and works with him.

Jimmy Santos .

Jimmy Santos with Raíces Discography

Raíces Band : Cuadro, Bengolea, Andrés Calamaro, Beto Satragni y Jimmy Santos, Candombe pioners in Argentina, 1980.
Disco Banda Año Tipo
B.O.V.dombe Raíces 1978 Estudio
Los Habitantes de la Rutina Raíces 1980 Estudio
Ey Bo Road Raíces 1987 Estudio
Empalme Raíces 1995 Estudio
Raíces, en vivo Raíces 1999 Vivo
Raíces, 30 años Raíces 2008 Estudio


  1. "Esto es Candombe". Retrieved 10 November 2010.
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