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Damian Erskine

Damian is known for his ability to fit into any musical situation, extraordinary reading and improvising skills as well as being an educator and columnist. He has played in the studio or on the stage with • Peter Erskine • Gino Vannelli • The Jaco Pastorius Big Band • Les McCann, Javon Jackson • Jeff Lorber • The Buddy Rich Alumni All-Star Band • George Colligan • Vardan Ovsepian • Antonio Hart • Charmaine Neville • and many others as well as being featured on the GospelChops.com “Shed Sessionz Vol. 1” DVD.

Damian is an adjunct professor at Portland State University in Portland, Oregon. In addition, he regularly teaches abroad with JAE (Jazz Education Abroad) in Shanghai, Beijing and Bangkok and has taught in the US at • Gerald Veasley’s Bass Bootcamp • the National Guitar Workshop • Berklee College of Music’s Guitar Week.

Damian has also written for Bass Player Magazine, Bass Musician Magazine, as well as continuing to maintain a popular weekly column at NoTreble.com.

Damian has also authored two books, “Right Hand Drive” and “The Improvisor’s Path”.

Damian laying it down for the Peter Erskine Trio:

Damian tearing it up with David Dyson:

Damian Erskine – Demystifying Chord Changes – 12.14.2015

Damian Erskine hosts his first seminar for the Academy. Damian talks about Demystifying Chord Changes

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Damian Erskine – Practicing Like a Drummer – 02.04.2016

Damian hosts another live seminar for the Academy. Damian discusses Practicing like a Drummer

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Damian Erskine – Chord Building on the Bass – 08.15.2016

Damian hosts another seminar for the Academy   Damian discusses chord building on the bass

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Damian Erskine – Scalar Substitutions – 11.09.2016

Damian Erskine hosts another seminar for the SBL Academy Damian Discusses Scalar Subsitutions

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Damian Erskine – The Hidden Depths of What You Know – 01.18.2017

Damian Erskine hosts another seminar for the SBL Academy   Damian discusses The Hidden Depths of What You Know

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