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PETER ERSKINE

Peter Erskine has been at the forefront of world-class jazz ensembles for over thirty years. His first major professional work was with the Stan Kenton Orchestra, which he joined in 1972. After a three-year stint with Kenton and a two year stay with Maynard Ferguson, he joined Weather Report in 1978. Following his 4 years in Weather Report (having recorded five albums with them including the Grammy Award winning "8:30"), he went on to play with Mike Brecker, Mike Mainieri and Eddie Gomez in the group Steps Ahead.

Peter has played and recorded with most of music's legendary performers, including Diana Krall, Steely Dan, Chick Corea, Joe Henderson, Freddie Hubbard, Gary Burton & Pat Metheny, Boz Scaggs, Joni Mitchell, Ralph Towner, Sadao Watanabe, Hubert Laws, Queen Latifah and Al Di Meola, to name a few. His trio recordings on his own label Fuzzy Music include “Live at Rocco” and “Badlands” with Alana Pasqua and Dave Carpenter, plus 2 albums with the Lounge Art Ensemble, featuring Dave Carpenter on bass and Bob Sheppard on saxophone.



PERFORMANCE SPOTLIGHT:

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THE ERSKINE SERIES

Peter Erskine Big Band Stick (SPE3)
Combines the shaft dimensions of a 5A and 5B with a long taper for effortless rebound.
L = 16" | Dia. = .585"
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Peter Erskine Ride Stick (SPE2)
An extra long taper and tear drop tip for enhanced cymbal response. Beefed-up shaft for extra power.
L = 16" | Dia. = .575"
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Peter Erskine (SPE)
Light and fast with a piccolo tip for pinpoint articulation on cymbals.
L = 16" | Dia. = .525"
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PETER ERSKINE:
ARTIST SPOTLIGHT

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Visit Peter online:
www.petererskine.com



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