Juanita Gardere is the mother of Sheila E., who is an American percussionist, singer, author, and actor who goes by Cecilia Escovedo’s stage.
|Full Name||Juanita Gardere|
|Occupations||American percussionist, singer, author, and actor|
|Famous as||Sheila Escovedo’s mother|
Early Life of Juanita Gardere
Juanita Gardere, is of Creole/French/African ancestry, while her father is Mexican-American. She is brought up in a Catholic household.
Alejandro Escovedo is her husband’s brother and Tito Puente was her daughter’s godfather. Javier Escovedo, the seminal San Diego punk band The Zeros, is Sheila’s niece.
Who is Her Renowned Daughter, Sheila?
Sheila E. was born in Oakland, California, to mother Juanita Gardere, a dairy factory worker, and Pete Escovedo, a percussionist with whom she frequently performs. She is currently an American percussionist, singer, author, and actor who goes by Cecilia Escovedo’s stage.
Marital Life of Juanita Gardere
Juanita Gardere is married to her husband, Pete Escovedo. Peter Michael Escovedo is a percussionist from the United States.
Juanita’s husband, Pete formed Escovedo Bros Latin Jazz Sextet with his two brothers before Carlos Santana selected Pete and Coke Escovedo for their ensemble.
He was the conductor of Azteca, a prominent Latin band with 14–24 members. Sheila E., a singer, and percussionist is his daughter. In 2021, they were both given the Latin Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.
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