PETE ESCOVEDO

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Born: Jul 13, 1935 in Oakland, California. Genre: Jazz; Styles: Fusion/Jazz Rock, Salsa, Latin, Rock, Afro-Cuban/Latin Jazz. Pete Escovedo has been a major force in Latin music since the late 1960's, and his versatility has resulted in success in several areas of music, from Latin jazz and salsa to rock and Latin pop. Growing up in Oakland, Escovedo was surrounded by music throughout his childhood. His father sang with some Latin big bands. Pete played the saxophone in high school and soon switched to vibes. When pianist Ed Kelly needed a percussionist, Escovedo found his calling. He and his younger brother, the late Coke Escovedo, both developed quickly as percussionists and became greatly in demand for gigs in Northern California. With their youngest brother Phil Escovedo playing bass, the Escovedo Bros Latin Jazz Sextet was formed. The group broke up in 1967 when Carlos Santana hired both Pete and Coke read more...
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PETE ESCOVEDO Pete & Sheila Escovedo ‎: Solo Two album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Pete & Sheila Escovedo ‎: Solo Two
Latin Jazz 1977
PETE ESCOVEDO Pete And Sheila Escovedo : Happy Together album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Pete And Sheila Escovedo : Happy Together
Latin Jazz 1978
PETE ESCOVEDO The Island album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Island
Latin Jazz 1983
PETE ESCOVEDO Mister E album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Mister E
Latin Jazz 1988
PETE ESCOVEDO Flying South album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Flying South
Latin Jazz 1995
PETE ESCOVEDO E Street album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
E Street
Latin Jazz 1997
PETE ESCOVEDO E Music album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
E Music
Latin Jazz 2000
PETE ESCOVEDO Back To The Bay album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Back To The Bay
Latin Rock/Soul 2018

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PETE ESCOVEDO Yesterday's Memories Tomorrow's Dreams / Live And In Concert album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Yesterday's Memories Tomorrow's Dreams / Live And In Concert
Latin Jazz 1987
PETE ESCOVEDO Live! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live!
Latin Jazz 2003
PETE ESCOVEDO Live from Stern Grove album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live from Stern Grove
Afro-Cuban Jazz 2013

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PETE ESCOVEDO Pete & Sheila Escovedo : Solo Two / Happy Together album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Pete & Sheila Escovedo : Solo Two / Happy Together
Latin Jazz 1997
PETE ESCOVEDO Watcha Gonna Do album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Watcha Gonna Do
Latin Jazz 2001

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