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SNR Welcomes the Escovedo Family and EGUIE CASTRILLO

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 Pete Escovedo  has performed and toured with Tito Puente, Mongo Santamaria, Bobby McFerrin, Cal Tjader, Woody Herman, Billy Cobham, Boz Scaggs, Anita Baker, Arturo Sandoval, Poncho Sanchez, Carlos Santana, and Chick Corea to name a few. Pete’s daughter, multiple Grammy and Emmy nominee Sheila E. for her  Contribution as Musical Director for Fiesta Latina: A Performance At The White House, is also an impressive drummer, composer, producer and philanthropist, having performed with artists such as Ringo Starr, Prince, Jennifer Lopez, Lionel Richie, Diana Ross, George Duke, Placido Domingo, Natalie Cole, Phil Collins, Celine Dion, Quincy Jones, Stevie Wonder and countless others. Juan Escovedo brings his flavor of R&B to the table, having performed with a roster of noted artists including Patti Labelle, Jodi Watley, Lou Bega, MC Hammer, En Vogue, Herbie Hancock and many more. Youngest son Peter Michael has performed with Mariah Carey, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Nicks, and George Michael, to name a few, and is a talented musical director whose credits include The Martin Short and Wayne Brady television shows, the latter garnering him two Emmy® nominations.

Eguie Castrillo, Associate Professor: "My main thing as an instructor of Latin percussion at Berklee is to give the students here not only the knowledge of the rhythm from the Caribbean, but also give them my experience as a touring musician."

 

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