Sheila E.

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by Sheila E.

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Sheila Escovedo, 12 December 1957, Oakland, California, USA, Sheila E. came to prominence as a solo artist in 1984 but had been playing conga drums since the age of three. Her father, Pete Escovedo, worked briefly with Santana and led the Latin-jazz fusion band Azteca, with which Sheila sat in while in high school. She briefly gave up the idea of a musical career but eventually left school to join her father’s band, appearing on two of his albums for Fantasy Records. She was discovered by... Read more

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80s
pop
funk
prince
dance
female vocalists
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