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Primary Instrument: Percussion

Born: July 13, 1935    

As far as household names in percussion go Pete Escovedo ranks high on the list. A prominent San Francisco/Oakland area multi-percussionist and a force in the local festival and recording scene, even in his seventies, Pete is known worldwide for his session work and solo albums.

Born in California, Pete's first encounter with music was the saxophone. By school end, however, the instrument yielded place to the bongos. Pete's first explorations were on a makeshift pair, cobbled together out of tin cans and household adhesives. During the sixties, armed with the real thing, Pete joined his brother Coke and gigged the Bay Area in a unit called the Escovedo Brothers Latin Jazz Sextet. It didn't mark the end of his day job, but it led to chops, stamina and a growing respect for his professionalism....
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    Live!

    Concord Music Group
    2003
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    E Music

    Concord Picante
    2000
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    E Street

    Concord Picante
    1997
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    Flying South

    Concord Picante
    1995
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    Mister E

    Concord Picante
    1988
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    Yesterday's Memories Tomorrow's Dreams / Live And In Concert

    Concord Picante
    1987
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    The Island

    Concord Picante
    1983
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