On February 27th 2001 The mayor of Autlan the town where Santana was born ARMANDO PEREZ gave Santana the keys to Autlan De Navarro where his father was a well-known musician. Santana told the news conference that he learned to play music in Autlan's church Parroquia del Divino Salvador and he expanded his learning to Tijuana's bordellos. The main street was named after Carlos Santana and he offered to finance a project for the town.