Legendary drummer Peter Erskine sits for a DN interview while attending the JEN conference in New Orleans. He holds down a full time teaching position at the respected USC Thornton School of Music in Los Angeles and maintains a very active touring and recording presence. We discuss his musical concepts and approach to communicating them as we take an in-depth look at the present state and future possibilities of Jazz eduction. https://www.petererskine.com
For the last 20-plus years Mike Snyder has been a regular on the Los Angeles and Portland, Oregon recording scenes, bringing his special talents to hundreds of records, film, and television soundtracks. In addition to every Mel Brooks movie from Spaceballs to Robin Hood: Men in Tights, his playing may be heard on many popular, syndicated television shows, including Home Improvement, Dinosaurs, and The Little Mermaid. His recording work now focuses mainly on jingles, record projects, library music, music for industrial video, and lots of drum & percussion loops.
Look for his “Focus on Tech” column and feature articles in DRUM! Magazine. http://mikesnyder.net/Home.html