Peter Erskine has played the drums for sixty years. He appears on 700+ albums and film scores, has won 2 Grammy Awards plus an Honorary Doctorate from Berklee. Fifty+ albums have been released under his own name or as co-leader. Hes played with Stan Kenton, Maynard Ferguson, Weather Report, Steps Ahead, Joni Mitchell, Steely Dan, Diana Krall, et al, and has appeared as a soloist with the LA, Chicago, London, Oslo, Helsinki, BBC & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestras. Peter graduated from the Interlochen Arts Academy and studied at Indiana University under George Gaber. Hes the Director of Drumset Studies at USC.
The Dr. Um Band
Most memorable Next-Level PerformanceI learn something new from each drumming moment.
What Drives Your Creativity?The music.
Why do you choose Vic Firth?Every Vic Firth product I play has a terrific "throw" built-in to its design and manufacture. There's no other stick, mallet or brush I'd rather play.