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Peter Erskine

dr, *1954 US, Somers Point, New Jersey
Musician / Composer of Jazz
A.k.a. Peter Clark Erskine

Peter Erskine (born June 5, 1954) is an American jazz drummer and composer. Erskine has recorded and toured with many famous jazz and rock artists, including Steely Dan, Weather Report, Steps Ahead and Kate Bush. Erskine also produces teaching materials, such as books, videos, and online content.He lives in Los Angeles.

  • Drums
  • Percussion
  • Synthesizer
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Rock
Popular Tracks   
Sweetness on New Jazz Standards Vol 3 by Roger Kellaway, Jay Leonhart & Peter Erskine
Dear Old Stockholm on Standards by Peter Erskine, Alan Pasqua & Dave Carpenter
Touch Her Soft Lips And Part on As It Is by Peter Erskine, Palle Danielsson & John Taylor
Black Is The Color Of My True Love's Hair on Bass Desires by Marc Johnson
I'm Glad There Is You on Standards by Peter Erskine, Alan Pasqua & Dave Carpenter
Red Milk on Traction Avant Vol.2 by Alessandro Galati, Palle Danielsson & Peter Erskine
Esperança on As It Is by Peter Erskine, Palle Danielsson & John Taylor
On The Lake on You Never Know by Peter Erskine, Palle Danielsson & John Taylor
Everything I Love on You Never Know by Peter Erskine, Palle Danielsson & John Taylor
Lamenting on Star by Jan Garbarek, Miroslav Vitous & Peter Erskine

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Sides Of: JazzRon Carter, Airto Moreira, Peter Erskine2018Album
On CallPeter Erskine & The Dr. Um Band2018Album
DesertYelena Eckemoff, Paul McCandless, Arild Andersen, Peter Erskine2018Album
How Long Is Now?Iiro Rantala, Lars Danielsson, Peter Erskine2016Album
Dr. UmPeter Erskine2016Album
Invisible Cities (Original Jazz & Chamber Music)Mitch Haupers, Bob Mintzer, Alan Pasqua, Darek Oles, Peter Erskine2016Album
Second OpinionPeter Erskine And The Dr. Um Band2016Album
Out Of The BlueClare Fischer With Peter Erskine, Brent Fischer, Mike Shapiro, Denise Donatelli, John Proulx2015Album
Home Suite HomePatrick Williams Featuring Patti Austin • Frank Sinatra Jr. • Tierney Sutton • Dave Grusin • Tom Scott • Arturo Sandoval • Peter Erskine2015Album
Trace ElementsPaolo Di Sabatino, Janek Gwizdala, Peter Erskine2014Album
¡Ritmo!Clare Fischer Latin Jazz Big Band Directed By Brent Fischer ,Featuring Poncho Sanchez, Alex Acuña, Luis Conte, Peter Erskine, Steve Khan, Alan Pasqua, Don Shelton, Carl Saunders, Andy Martin2011Album
Standards 2 - Movie MusicPeter Erskine, Bob Mintzer, Darek Oles, Alan Pasqua2010Album
Scenes From A DreamChris Minh Doky / Larry Goldings / Peter Erskine With Vince Mendoza and The Metropole Orchestra2010Album
The Avatar Sessions: The Music Of Tim HagansRandy Brecker, Peter Erskine, George Garzone, Tim Hagans, David Liebman, Rufus Reid & Norrbotten Big Band2009Album
The Trio - Live @ Charlie O'sPeter Erskine, Chuck Berghofer, Terry Trotter2009Album
Dream FlightPeter Erskine _ Nguyên Lê _ Michel Benita Inviting Stéphane Guillaume2008Album
Worth The WaitPeter Erskine, Tim Hagans & The Norrbotten Big Band2007Album
Free SpiritLennart Åberg With Peter Erskine2006Album
Ich Bin Sehr Jung Auf Eine Sehr Alte Welt GekommenErik Satie ; Christian Brückner, WDR Big Band Köln, Bill Dobbins, Frank Chastenier, Peter Erskine2006Album
Some Skunk Funk - Live At Leverkusener JazztageRandy Brecker w/ Michael Brecker − Jim Beard, Will Lee, Peter Erskine, Marcio Doctor + WDR Big Band Köln Arr. And Conducted By Vince Mendoza2005Album
HomeDewa Budjana With: Peter Erskine, Dave Carpenter, Reggie Hamilton2005Album
Holding Together (Live In Europe 1999)Steps Ahead − Mike Mainieri, Bob Berg, Eliane Elias, Marc Johnson, Peter Erskine2002Album
BadlandsPeter Erskine, Alan Pasqua, Dave Carpenter2002Album
E_L_BPeter Erskine _ Nguyên Lê _ Michel Benita2001Album
Old SchoolPeter Epstein / Scott Colley / Peter Erskine2001Album
Live At RoccoPeter Erskine2000Album
The Hudson ProjectJohn Abercrombie / Peter Erskine / Bob Mintzer / John Patitucci2000Album
Alkaline (Acid Jazz)Jim Reith, Warren Wiegratz, Samuel Ghanish, Peter Erskine1999Album
JuniPeter Erskine, Palle Danielsson, John Taylor1999Album
RelativityMarty Ehrlich / Peter Erskine / Michael Formanek1999Album
Behind Closed Doors Volume OnePeter Erskine1998Album
"Live" At The Baked PotatoDirk Kleutgens, Jörg Kleutgens & Peter Erskine1998Album
Big TheatrePeter Erskine1996Album
As It IsPeter Erskine1996Album
Always A BeginningSergio Salvatore With John Patitucci And Peter Erskine1996Album
History Of The Drum (Special Edition)Peter Erskine1995Album
Ancient LongingChristoph Stiefel with Charlie Mariano, Peter Erskine, Dieter Ilg1995Album
From Kenton To NowPeter Erskine, Richard Torres1995Album
3 CouleursPeter Erskine, Remy Chaudagne, Andy Sheppard1995Album
Time BeingPeter Erskine1994Album
You Never KnowPeter Erskine1993Album
NovemberJohn Abercrombie, Marc Johnson, Peter Erskine W / John Surman1993Album
You Never Know (Selections)Peter Erskine1992Album
StarJan Garbarek, Miroslav Vitous, Peter Erskine1991Album
HymnBob Mintzer, John Abercrombie, Marc Johnson, Peter Erskine1991Album
I Remember JacoBob Mintzer, Michael Formanek, Jeff Andrews, Peter Erskine1991Album
Sweet SoulPeter Erskine1991Album
John Abercrombie, Marc Johnson, Peter ErskineJohn Abercrombie, Marc Johnson, Peter Erskine1989Album
Motion PoetPeter Erskine1988Album
ImplosionsStanley Clarke, Frank Morgan, Roger Kellaway, Eric Gale, Ernie Watts, McCoy Tyner, Randy Brecker, Peter Erskine1987Album
ImplosionsStanley Clarke, Randy Brecker, Frank Morgan, Ernie Watts, Eric Gale, McCoy Tyner, Roger Kellaway, Peter Erskine1987Album
Transition = トランジションPeter Erskine1987Album
Current EventsJohn Abercrombie, Marc Johnson, Peter Erskine1986Album
Clint / HippityvilleJohn Abercrombie With Peter Erskine And Marc Johnson1986Album
Focus On Hi-HatPeter Erskine1986Single
Samurai Hee-HawMarc Johnson's Bass Desires With Bill Frisell, John Scofield And Peter Erskine1986Album
RailroadJean-Pierre Fouquey - Marc Johnson - Peter Erskine1986Album
Modern TimesSteps Ahead − Michael Brecker, Warren Bernhardt, Peter Erskine, Eddie Gomez, Mike Mainieri1984Album
SwinGrass '83Buell Neidlinger / Peter Erskine / Marty Krystall / Peter Ivers / Andy Statman / Richard Greene / Fred Tackett1983Album
Peter ErskinePeter Erskine1982Album
Canyon CoveBob Mintzer With Peter Erskine And Larry GoldingsAlbum
Trio DialoguesFrancesco Nastro, Gary Peacock, Peter ErskineAlbum
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