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Pete Escovedo

Pete Escovedo
Born: Jul 13, 1935 in Pittsburgh, CA
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Genre: Jazz, World
Biography: Pete Escovedo has been a major force in Latin music since the late '60s, 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, California, Escovedo was surrounded by music throughout his childhood. His father sang ...Read full biography
Yesterday's Memories: Tomorrow's Dreams
Released: 1985
Label: Concord Jazz
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Yesterday's Memories -- Tomorrow's Dreams. Some fusion mixed in with Latin jazz by Escovedo's 12-piece group. ~ Ron Wynn, Rovi ...Read full review
Live from Stern Grove Festival
Released: 2013
Label: Stiletto Flats
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Though he no longer lives in the San Francisco Bay area, mambo king Pete "Pops" Escovedo's music is deeply entrenched in its heritage. Recorded at the Stern Grove Festival in July of 2012, Escovedo's big ...Read full review
More Pete Escovedo albums: Main Albums (11), Compilations (3)