Recommended Listening With Damian Erskine: Aldemar Valentin | “Finding My Path”


Meet Reviewer Damian Erskine Aldemar Valentin “Finding My Path” Puerto Rican born Aldemar Valentin has released one very impressive live recording here. The quartet deftly navigates these original compositions with musicality and flexibility. These guys are really listening to each other and the interactions are beautiful. Inspired by his studies with Danilo Perez and […]

Damian Erskine

About Damian Erskine

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 in the studio or on the stage with the likes of • Peter Erskine • Teri-Lynn Carrington • Gino Vannelli • John Ellis • Shawn Pelton • Sveti w/ Marko Djordjevic • Luis Conte • Brandon Ross • Les McCann • Jeff Lorber • Vardan Ovsepian • Charmaine Neville • Jessy J • Luis Perdomo • Tony Furtado • Kate Schutt • Bobby Torres • Alan Jones • Patrick Lamb • Dan Balmer • Klezmocracy and many others as well as being featured on the "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. Visit Online: Youtube CDBaby Twitter MySpace