A musician of complexity, style, and originality

JUAN ESCOVEDO BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION


Juan Escovedo released his first solo CD, THE J, on November 8, 2021, at his official record release party with two sold-out shows in Oakland. This CD elevates your soul with a masterfully crafted sound and rhythm meticulously created with an orchestra of seasoned sound that promises to take your breath away. The city of Oakland declared November 8 Juan Escovedo as he was presented with a proclamation by former Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf.

Angel, the first single, features singer-songwriter El DeBarge with Martin Kember from Color Me Badd. Raphael Saadiq plays bass on two songs, Eddie M plays saxophone on two songs, and Andy Vargas of Santana sings on another piece. The video Angel was released on December 1.! All six music videos are available on the Juan Escovedo YouTube channel.

Juan has toured, performed, and recorded with many artists, including Prince, Tony Toni Tone, Miguel, El Chicano, Con Funk Shun, Patti LaBelle, Amerie, Chingy, Jody Watley, Lou Bega, MC Hammer, Lionel Richie, En Vogue, El DeBarge, Freddie Hubbard, Barry White, Herbie Hancock, Cyndi Lauper, Teri Lynn Carrington, Bobby McFerrin, Tito Puente, Cheryl Lynn, Raphael Saadiq, Andy Vargas, Carlos Santana, Tierra, Bobby Womack, his sister Sheila E., and, still, his father, Pete Escovedo.

Juan tours writes, and records as a solo artist and with his father's Latin Jazz Orchestra and The E Family: his father, his brother, Peter Michael Escovedo, and his sister Sheila E. Produced and arranged by Peter Michael Escovedo, The E Family's latest CD, Rhythm of the Night, is a collection of nine "Old School" Soul & R&B hits, re-arranged and transformed into an explosion of Latin Jazz articulated through a fourteen-piece Latin Jazz Orchestra. The album features guest vocalists Peter Michael, Simon Russel, Sy Smith, Sheila E., Peter Michael, Debi, and Escovedo's great-grandchildren.

At a young age, Juan Escovedo began teaching himself to play bongos, congas, trap drums, timbales, percussion, and other instruments. When he turned 14, he began playing with his father, Pete Escovedo.

Since then, Juan has been undeniably a musician of complexity, style, and originality. His artistic achievements flow from his rich musical heritage and compassion for his art form.

Juan Escovedo tours, writes, and records as a solo artist and with his family – father, Pete Escovedo, brother Peter Michael, and sister Sheila E. They have a CD titled "The E-Family," quickly rising the charts. Juan co-wrote and produced three of their new songs. The CD features Josh Stone, Gloria Estefan, Earth, Wind & Fire.

Juan Escovedo dropped his first CD on November 8, 2021. He collaborated with notable musicians such as El DeBarge, Raphael Saadiq, Martin Kember, sister Sheila E., father Pete Escovedo, and brother Peter Michael Escovedo. Juan Escovedo wrote and arranged all the songs on his CD with musician Michael Angel Alvarado. His newly released music video, Fly Again, features the Curtis Family C-Notes and vocalist Leah Tysse. He's made notable appearances in videos and film, recording and performing with many of the most remarkable artists of our time.