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René Escovedo & The Fuse
August 06, 2013
Presented by Mark T. Elliott & The A-List Summer Musiq Series
Tuesday, August 6
8pm $15 advance / $20 day of show
René Escovedo & The Fuse is a band based out of the The East Bay. It is a powerful alternative Latin Jazz / Funk Fusion Instrumental band, Drums, Bass, Guitar, Keys & Sax. This bands influences are many and massive, the founding member and drummer René Escovedo comes from a Latin music dynasty. René has put together a great band and you can easily see how this is his love. His Band consists of great local artist from the greater east bay area. Bobby Simcox/Lead Guitar, Ben Reyes/Keyboards, Dave Hermocillo/Bass Guitar & John Douglas/Saxophone. As a self taught musician René spent his younger years listing and learning as many styles of music as possible. Having been born into what would soon be a family full of great drummers and percussionist, René new at a very early age that drumming was in his blood and the overwhelming need to play drums was cursing through his veins.
René was lucky enough to see a lot of acts perform up close on the same stages he would later perform on him self. Such venues where the Greek Theater, The Fillmore and of course Yoshi’s.
René Escovedo & The FUSE is currently playing select shows that consist of their current material from their self entitled CD The FUSE as well as some new songs that will be released on their new full CD released in 2014!