Legendary Percussionist Pete Escovedo is an artist who broke down the barriers between Smooth Jazz, Salsa, Latin Jazz and contemporary music. His name has been synonymous in the music industry for more than 50 years. Pete is known worldwide for his live performances, session work and solo albums.

As a young boy he would sit on the steps of nightclubs and watch musicians play. Music became his outlet. When he was 15 years old he began to also sketch and paint on wood or cardboard. Anything he could get his hands on, he would start to draw.

Pete did not know that his love for music and art combined would change his life forever. And this is how it began.

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My Life In The Key Of E – A Memoir

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Legendary percussionist and now memoirist, Pete Escovedo, will release his personal account of his life as a musician, artist, and patriarch of his musical family in his new memoir, My Life in the Key of E. This has been a dream of his that has taken 5 years to manifest, and one that he earnestly wants to share with all his fans, friends and family.

Anyone that knows Pops and Moms, knows that they embrace every single fan like family, so let’s support him and spread the word. Let him know how much you all love him and appreciate him for the decades of music and joy he has brought into all our lives.

We will be sharing images of the process that has brought Pete’s fascinating journey to life within the pages of his book. Please feel free to share and re-post these images to your social media and with friends and family. Links to purchase the book coming soon.

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Art Show Blackhawk Plaza - July 2017

Now in the Bay Area! Pete Escovedo showcasing his beautiful art work at THE BLACKHAWK PLAZA right next to STELLA’S RESTAURANT. FREE FRIDAY CONCERTS! Check the schedule.

Come join us for drinks dancing and to purchase one of many colorful art pieces starting from only $80. The gallery is open from Tuesday through Saturday 12 noon to 7pm, Sunday 1pm-7pm The Escovedo Family will be there to welcome you!

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