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Peter Erskine

The UNO Department of Music Presents Artist-in-Residence Peter Erskine

All Events Take Place in UNO's Strauss Performing Arts Center

Monday, November 12, 3pm
Free Drum Masterclass in Room 109

Tuesday, November 13, 7pm
Concert in Recital Hall Featuring the UNO Jazz Ensembles and the Metropolitan Area Youth Jazz Orchestra.
$10 general public/$5 students & seniors/free with Mavcard

Wednesday, November 14, 3pm
Free Jazz Masterclass in Room 109

Grammy-Award-Winning drummer Peter Erskine has been at the forefront of world-class jazz ensembles for 40 years. His first major professional work was in the 1970's with the bands of Stan Kenton, Maynard Ferguson, and Weather Report. He went on to perform and record with the Brecker Brothers, the Yellowjackets, Steely Dan, Chick Corea, and a host of others. In addition to multiple solo albums, he has been the co-leader with trumpeter Tim Hagans on two recent CD's with the Norbotten Big Band (Sweden) entitled "Worth the Wait" and "The Avatar Sessions." Please see for a complete bio.