Sheila E.

Sheila E sat down for her NAMM Oral History interview to discuss the importance of music and music education, as well as her early musical experiences.  She has always believed her earliest exposure to music, such as watching her father and his friends, proved integral in her development as an artist.  Sheila has been an active member of the music industry since the 1970’s including work and collaborations with Prince, Lionel Ritchie, Sy Smith, Beyonce, and Ringo Starr; the list goes on… She regularly attends the NAMM shows and is active within the NAMM community.  Over the course of her glamorous career she has recorded several popular albums, many including chart singles and #1 hits.  Her passion for education continues to provide great inspiration to people of all ages. 

Interview Date:
July 24, 2014
Job Title:
Musician, Percussionist, Drummer

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