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Two-time Emmy nominated Producer and Musical Director Peter Michael Escovedo III has earned recognition not only as a percussionist, but also as a producer, singer, songwriter and television personality.  Named after his father, percussionist and original member of Santana - Pete Escovedo, Peter Michael has contributed in countless world tours, recordings and television productions. He's created and produced television shows, written music for film, theme songs for television and composed, arranged and produced music for various artists.


Peter Michael’s credits read like the who’s who of the music and entertainment business.  As a drummer/percussionist, he’s performed and recorded with Mariah Carey, Lionel Richie, George Michael, Earth Wind & Fire, Heart, Chaka Khan, Michael McDonald, Barry Manilow, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Nicks, Huey Lewis & The News, Stevie Nicks Eric Burden, Kenny Loggins, The Four Tops, Debarge, E Train W/ Sheila E., James Ingram, Patti Labelle, Tina Turner and many more.  As music producer, Peter Michael has produced projects for a variety of artists including Bill Summers, Michael Delorenzo, Joyce Cooling, Bernie Krause, Hype-C, his father, Pete Escovedo Orchestra and his sister, Sheila E. 


As a television Music Director for shows like the Wayne Brady Show and the Martin Short Show, Peter Michael has performed with Justin Timberlake, Mos Def, Jessica Simpson, Baby Bash Featuring, Franky J., Luther Vandross, Ru-Paul and many of the artists listed above.  Special events on which Peter Michael he has appeared include both the Grammy and Latin Grammy Awards, the American Music Awards, MTV’s 10th Anniversary Special, the Olympics Closing Ceremonies, the Alma Awards and the VH1 Awards. 


Peter Michael recently launched his own production company Peter Michael Productions, which creates, develops and produces shows for television and film.  Peter Michael Productions is currently in production of two children’s shows airing on the new network “Baby First America”, which launched in January 2013 and reaches 50 million homes. 

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