Friday, August 4, 2017

Peter Erskine: Dr.Um

A few clips today of Peter Erskine's latest project featuring the great Bob Sheppard on tenor saxophone and some very inspired and musical drumming from Erskine himself:

Erskine also recently penned a wonderful essay for Modern Drummer magazine on the concept of "melodic jazz drumming", a subject very dear to me as I researched this very topic myself towards my doctoral studies a few years ago (and, incidentally, actually interviewed Erskine for my thesis). As always, he expresses his concepts and teachings very articulately and with a clear sense of direction and urgency:

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