Sheila E.

She is the daughter of percussionist Pete Escovedo, with whom she frequently performs. She made her debut with jazz pianist George Duke. She is a remarkable drummer and percussionist and also plays violin. She had also played with Lionel Richie, Marvin Gaye, Herbie Hancock, and Diana Ross by the time she was in her early twenties. Escovedo is Mexican and African American. [+]