Bassist Damian Erskine has played in the studio or on the stage with artists such as Peter Erskine, Vince Mendoza and the WDR Big Band, The Jaco Pastorius Big Band, Les McCann, Jeff Lorber, The Buddy Rich Alumni All-Star Band, & many others. He is an adjunct professor at Portland State University in Portland, Oregon. In addition, he regularly teaches abroad with Jazz Education Abroad and recently launched BassEducation.com, an online platform on which he offers a subscription based video lesson library.
**ENGLISH BELOW**In Basgasten interviewt Hidde Roorda bekende bassisten over wat ze heeft gevormd tot de muzikant die ze zijn. Welke albums, bassisten en baslijntjes zijn belangrijk voor ze? In aflevering 26 is Damian Erskine te gast. Damian ken je van zijn column op No Treble, zijn docentschap aan de Portland State University en als bassist van Gino Vannelli.Alle genoemde nummers zijn te vinden in de Basgasten Spotify playlist: https://open.spotify.com/user/hidderoorda/playlist/6YOFD8pqFXK2OET1oupRpAVragen? Suggesties? Klachten? Mail naar email@example.com**ENGLISH**In Basgasten Hidde Roorda interviews well known bass players about what made them the musician they are. Which albums, bass players and bass licks are important in their life?In episode 26 my guest is Damian Erskine. Damian is mainly known for his bass playing for Gino Vannelli, his professorship at the Portland State University and his excellent writing for his own educational books and bass player's website No Treble.All songs mentioned can be found in the Basgasten playlist on Spotify:https://open.spotify.com/user/hidderoorda/playlist/6YOFD8pqFXK2OET1oupRpAQuestions? Suggestions? Complaints? Send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
A fellow No Treble contributor! We’re super excited to bring you this conversation with our own Damian Erskine. He’s not just a regular contributor to No Treble, but he’s been here the longest. Longevity is a theme for this monster of a player. Damian is known for his ability to fit into any musical situation, extraordinary reading and improvising skills...
035 - In Conversation with Damian Erskine - Thinking Like a Drummer
The Scott's Bass Lessons Podcast
In today’s podcast Damian Erskine talks about his favourite gear and his fascination with improvisation. Damian Erskine is taking the 6-string bass to new heights. Being the nephew of renowned drummer Peter Erskine, who once formed a formidable rhythm section with Jaco Pastorius in Weather Report, Damian has built up a reputation as a bass player who’s able to showcase the same extraordinary level of musicianship.