Sheila E. is one of the world's most dynamic, exciting and talented musical
artists. Before age 19, Sheila had
already performed and/or recorded with George Duke, Herbie Hancock, Billy
Cobham and soon after, toured with Marvin Gaye (his final world tour), Diana
Ross, Lionel Richie, Gloria Estefan, Babyface, Patti LaBelle and Stevie Nicks.
Sheila's work with Prince in the 1980s that helped her become a household name,
with hits like "The Glamorous Life", and "Love
Bizarre". Sheila E. also
participated in the famed "We Are The World" session, performed on
the Oscars with Placido Domingo and in recent years, has been the musical
director for Jennifer Lopez, Beyonce Knowles and Prince. Sheila E. was television's first female
musical director, for Magic Johnson's "The Magic Hour". She has been the drummer on three
consecutive tours, for Ringo Starr's All-Starr Band, has appeared as a
celebrity judge on Fox's "The Next Great American Band", and in 2012,
was a featured performer on the 84th Academy Awards. Sheila is also an Emmy
Nominated artist, for Outstanding Musical Direction, for "Fiesta Latina -
A Performance At The White House".
Currently, the release of The E Family's first
collaborative CD, "Now & Forever", features Sheila with her
father Pete, along with her brothers Juan and Peter Michael Escovedo. House".
Along with her demanding music career, Sheila E. maintains a heavy
involvement in charitable organizations, as co-founder & chair of the Elevate Hope Foundation. More info can be found at www.sheilae.com