Pete Escovedo Latin Jazz Orchestra
feat. Sheila E. & Juan Escovedo
February 17 – 20, 2011
FROM: The Pacific Jazz Institute at Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley
2033 6th Avenue, Seattle, WA, 98121
CONTACT: Rachael Millikan, 206-441-9729, firstname.lastname@example.org
RE: Performance at Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley
The Pacific Jazz Institute at Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley welcomes Latin Jazz Timbalero Pete Escovedo, featuring drumming sensation Sheila E. Band members are Pete Escovedo (leader, timbales), Sheila E. (drums), Juan Escovedo (Congas), Joe Rotondi (piano), Marc Van Wageningen (bass), Mario Gonzales (trumpet), Doug Beavers (trombone), Joel Behrman (trombone) and Alex Murzyn (saxophone, flute). Set times Thursday – Saturday at 7:30pm and 9:30pm. Set time Sunday at 7:30pm. Doors open at 6:00pm on Thursday and 5:30pm Friday – Sunday.
Legendary Percussionist Pete Escovedo broke down the barriers between Smooth Jazz, Salsa, Latin Jazz and contemporary music. Born in Pittsburg, CA, July 13, 1935, he began his musical journey while attending high school in Oakland, CA. At the age of sixteen, he began playing the saxophone and then discovered percussion which became his love of rhythm and his dream of playing Latin Jazz music. To continue, Please click “MORE”!