Bay Area jazz legend Pete Escovedo brings his Latin Jazz Orchestra to the Downtown Theatre in Fairfield on November 5th, 2022. The master percussionist’s music seamlessly flows between Latin jazz, salsa, funk and R&B styles. In addition to his many years as a bandleader, Pete also spent three years in Santana, and is the father of pop star Sheila E.
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 Escovedo believes that there is healing through music and has donated his time to numerous charity events to help children around the world by teaching the importance of music and how it goes beyond race and culture to bring people together.
Pete has recorded ten acclaimed solo albums, two albums with his daughter Sheila E., and the Latina Familia live album with Sheila E. and Tito Puente. His latest CD produced and arranged by his son Peter Michael Escovedo, "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. At the 2021 Latin Grammys Pete Escovedo was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award.
Ticket Price: Orchestra Seating $55 - Balcony Seating $45
VIP Ticket Add-on - Meet & Greet, Autographed bundle - $25 (This is not a show ticket)
Early access at 7:00 PM to meet Pete and his family on stage and ask questions before the concert and be entered into a live drawing for a signed copy of his latest CD, an autographed copy of his book, and a very special set of Escovedo branded LP bongos. (more info on the bongo's) a $379 value.
MINIMUM $5.00 FACILITY FEE PER TICKET