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  Peter Erskine


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Tuesday, June 05, 2018 (This event repeats every year)
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www.petererskine.com
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Peter Erskine

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Peter Erskine

Peter Erskine, born on June 5, 1954 in Somers Point, New Jersey, is an American jazz drummer, composer, author and educator. He has over fifty albums released under his own name or as co-leader.

Erskine continues to have a successful career as a session drummer, recording and touring with numerous jazz and rock artists such as the Stan Kenton Orchestra, Maynard Ferguson, Weather Report, Jaco Pastorius, Bob Mintzer Big Band, Kate Bush, Diana Krall, Eliane Elias, Joni Mitchell, Joni Mitchell, Steely Dan, Queen Latifah, and Linda Ronstadt.

In 2013, Erskine released No Beethoven, an autobiography and chronicle of his time with the legendary band, Weather Report.

Peter is Professor of Practice and Director of Drumset Studies at the Thornton School of Music, University of Southern California.