Making Waves For Hispanic Heritage Month: Pete Escovedo

Making Waves 2021

Making Waves celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month. This year 94.7 The Wave recognizes the accomplishments and contributions of members of the Hispanic community who have made a difference through their career accomplishments, philanthropic projects, corporate achievements, and/or community outreach. This month-long celebration includes vignettes that will be broadcasted on-air, online, and on social! Today we recognize legendary percussionist Pete Escovedo.

Pete Escovedo

Pete Escovedo is one of the premier percussionists in the world. He will soon release his autobiography “Life In The Key of E” and in November, Pete and his daughter Sheila E will both receive Latin Grammy Lifetime Achievement Awards. ​

Pete Escovedo is an artist who broke down the barriers between Smooth Jazz, Salsa, Latin Jazz, and contemporary music. His names has been synonymous in the music industry for more than 60 years.

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For more than 60 years in the business, Pete is still making music that makes you want to dance! Check out "Rhythm of the Night"!