Three Concerts with Peter Erskine

Drummer extraordinaire, Peter Erskine, who turns 64 today – Happy Birthday – has been for almost 50 years a “top session drummer”.

Very much in demand, Peter has played on numerous albums and behind the greatest (you want to verify ? click on http://go.rvm.pm/PeterErskine).

The ‘Three Concerts with Peter Erskine‘ are with Diana Krall, John Abercrombie & Michael Brecker and Weather Report feat. Jaco Pastorius plus a Q&A Session bonus. Enjoy!

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Track Listing : 1 . Diana Krall – Montreal Jazz Festival, Bell Centre, Montreal On June 29, 2004 : Sometimes I Just Freak Out – All Or Nothing At All – Stop This World – The Girl In The Other Room – Abandoned Masquarade – I’M Coming Through – Temptation – East Of The Sun (And West Of The Moon) – Devil May Care – Black Crow – Narrow Daylight – Love Me Like A Man – Departure Bay . 2 . John Abercrombie Quartet – Village Vanguard, April 1985 : Hippityville – Samurai Hee-Haw – Even Steven – Look Around – Night – Four On One . 3 . Weather Report – Offenbach On September 28, 1978 : Black Market – Scarlet Woman – Young And Fine – The Pursuit Of The Woman With The Feathered Hat – A Remark You Made – River People – Thanks For The Memories – Dolores / Portrait Of Tracy / Third Stone From The Sun – Mr. Gone – In A Silent Way – Waterfall – Teen Town – I Got It Bad And That Ain’T Good / The Midnight Sun Will Never Set On You – Birdland – Introductions – Fred & Jack – Elegant People – Badia . 4 . Conversations With Peter Erskine – Nyu Steinhardt Jazz Interview Series

Musicians : Peter Erskine – Drums On (1 – 2 – 3) . Robert Hurst – Bass On (1) . Diana Krall – Piano, Vocal On (1) . Anthony Wilson – Guitar On (1) . John Abercrombie – Guitar On (2) . Michael Brecker – Tenor Sax On (2) . Marc Johnson- Bass On (2) . Joe Zawinul – Keyboards On (3) . Wanye Shorter – Tenor And Soprano Saxophone On (3) . Jaco Pastorius – Electric Bass On (3)

Package : Johan Broberg @ Flickr – Photography

Released On March 18, 1956 By Columbia Jazz.

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Official website
He appears on 700 albums and film scores, and has won 2 Grammy Awards plus an Honorary Doctorate from the Berklee School of Music. […]

Drummerworld
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