Damian Erskine | Biography:
Damian Erskine is not your ordinary bass player. While not touring, Damian hones his chops with some of the best jazz and latin musicians the West coast has to offer. Damian is known for his ability to fit into any musical situation and his extraordinary reading and improvising skills. Damian has played either in the studio or on stage with the likes of Teri-Lynn Carrington, Gino Vannelli, John Ellis, Shawn Pelton, Marko Djordjevic, Brandon Ross, Les McCann, Jeff Lorber, Vardan Ovsepian, Charmaine Neville, Jessy J, Luis Perdomo, Peter Erskine, Tony Furtado, Kate Schutt, Alan Jones, Patrick Lamb, Ore. Jazz Society Hall of Famer Dan Balmer, Klezmocracy as well as being featured on the GospelChops.com “Shed Sessionz Vol. 1″ DVD.
Whether playing as a sideman or with his own group, he is known for his rock solid bass work, virtuosic solos and thoughtful chordal abilities.
The line up:
Damian Erskine – bass
Reinhardt Melz – drums, percussion
Ramsey Embick – piano
Chris Mosley – guitar
Rafael Trujillo – percussion
John Nastos – tenor saxophone
Jason Dumars – soprano saxophone
Pal Mazzio – trumpet
Derek Rieth – percussion”
Coming soon The Urban Flux is a review of Damian Erskine’s latest recording! At your leisure, checkout samples by the versatile bassist from “So to Speak.”