Peter Erskine

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by Peter Erskine

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5 June 1954, Somers Point, New Jersey, USA. Erskine began playing drums while still a toddler, and at the age of six was attending the Stan Kenton Stage Band Camps. He studied advanced drum techniques under Alan Dawson and then, at the age of 18, joined Kenton. He played with Kenton for three years, touring internationally and establishing a formidable reputation as a player and teacher. In 1976 he joined Maynard Ferguson, then in a jazz rock phase, and two years later became a member of... Read more

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jazz
drums
ecm
jazz fusion
fusion
contemporary jazz
great jazz musicians
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