Basic Background Info

Birth: June 5, 1954
Location: Somers Point, New Jersey
Genres: Jazz
Instruments: Drums
Occupation: Musician, Teacher



Peter Erskine, drummer, composer, author, and teacher, has performed on more than five hundred albums and film scores. Peter Erskine received a Grammy Award and recorded at least ten albums on his own.

Peter Erskine graduated from the Interlochen Arts Acedemy in Michigan in 1971 and studied at Indiana University from 1971-1972 and 1975-1976. George Gaber, Billy Dorn, Vic Firth, Alan Dawson, and Freddy Gruber all instructed Peter. Peter Erskine received an Honorary Doctorate of Music from Boston's Berklee College of Music in 1992.

In 1972, Peter Erskine commenced his professional career playing with the Stan Kenton Orchestra. Three years later, he joined Maynard Ferguson before working with Jaco Pastorius in Weather Report. Peter Erskine also recorded modern big band/jazz/funk albums with Bob Mintzer.

Peter Erskine has also performed with Steely Dan, Steps Ahead, Maynard Ferguson, the John Abercrombie Trio, Marc Johnson, John Scofield, Bill Frisell in Bass Desires, Joni Mitchell, Kenny Wheeler, Vince Mendoza, Jaco Pastorius, Freddie Hubbard, Joe Henderson, and Diana Krall.

Peter Erskine composed scores for films King Richard II, Twelfth Night, Sideman, Honour, and a Midsummer Night's Dream. Peter Erskine produced jazz recordings for his record label, Fuzzy Music. Peter Erskine also wrote several educational books.

In 2005, Peter Erskine performed on Kate Bush's album with an array of diverse artists, including Eberhard Weber, Diana Krall, Elaine Elias, Queen Latifah, and Linda Ronstadt.

Currently, Peter Erskine is an Adjunct Professor of Jazz Studies at the University of Southern California Thornton School of Music and also a resource team member of the International Association of Jazz Educators. Peter serves on the Board of the Percussive Arts Society as well.


Album Year Album Name Album Band
1967 Milestone Years Joe Henderson
1968 Mo' Wasabi Randy Bernsen
1972 National Anthems of the World Stan Kenton
1973 7.5 on the Richter Scale Stan Kenton
1973 Birthday in Britain Stan Kenton
1973 Live at the London Hilton 1973, Vol. 2 Stan Kenton
1974 Fire, Fury and Fun Stan Kenton
1974 Stan Kenton Plays Chicago Stan Kenton
1977 Conquistador Maynard Ferguson
1977 Montreux Summit, Vol. 1 Various Artists
1977 New Vintage Maynard Ferguson
1978 Carnival Maynard Ferguson
1978 Montreux Summit, Vol. 2 Various Artists
1978 Mr. Gone Weather Report
1978 Young and Fine Live! Weather Report
1979 8:30 Weather Report
1979 Cables' Vision George Cables
1979 Havana Jam 2 Various Artists
1979 Michel Colombier Michel Colombier
1979 Mingus Joni Mitchell
1979 Poco Loco Bobby Hutcherson
1979 Relaxin' at Camarillo Joe Henderson
1979 Sonic Text Joe Farrell
1980 Jazziz John Serry
1980 Night Passage Weather Report
1980 To Chi Ka Kazumi Watanabe
1980 What's New Milcho Leviev
1981 25 Years George Gruntz
1981 Birthday Concert Jaco Pastorius
1981 Wanderlust Mike Mainieri
1981 Word of Mouth Jaco Pastorius
1982 Gershwin Carmichael Cats Sir Roland Hanna
1982 Peter Erskine Peter Erskine
1982 Record Weather Report
1982 Weather Report Weather Report
1982 Works Bill Frisell
1983 Bop City Ben Sidran
1983 Foxie Bob James
1983 Genie Bob James
1983 Guitar Fire!: GRP Gold Encore Series Various Artists
1983 Invitation Jaco Pastorius
1983 Sorrow Is Not Forever...But Love Is Urszula Dudziak
1983 Steps Ahead Steps Ahead
1983 Sweet Deal Sadao Watanabe
1983 Warren Bernhardt Trio Warren Bernhardt Trio
1984 Big Jazz Trio George Cables
1984 Liquid Silver Andy LaVerne
1984 Modern Times Steps Ahead
1984 Quartet Bill Reichenbach
1985 Bass Desires Marc Johnson
1985 Current Events John Abercrombie
1985 First Decade Bob Mintzer Big Band
1985 Hearts and Numbers Don Grolnick w/ Michael Brecker
1985 Incredible Journey Bob Mintzer Big Band
1985 Magic Touch Stanley Jordan
1985 Magnetic Steps Ahead
1985 Music for Planets, People & Washing Machines Randy Bernsen
1985 Na Pali Coast Peter Sprague
1985 This Is This! Weather Report
1985 Train of Thought Mitchell Forman
1986 Big Theatre Peter Erskine
1986 Camouflage Bob Mintzer Big Band
1986 Denon Jazz Sampler, Vol. 1 Various Artists
1986 Eddie Daniels Collection Eddie Daniels
1986 Hands On Warren Bernhardt
1986 Railroad Jean-Pierre Fouquey
1986 Transition Peter Erskine
1987 Cross Currents Elaine Elias
1987 Denon Jazz Sampler, Vol. 2 Various Artists
1987 ECM Spectrum, Vol. 1 Various Artists
1987 Getting There John Abercrombie
1987 Guamba Gary Peacock
1987 John Patitucci John Patitucci
1987 Second Sight Marc Johnson's Bass Desires
1987 Short Stories Bob Berg
1987 Whisper Not George Cables
1988 Angles Michael Pedicin, Jr.
1988 Aurora Peter Erskine/Marty Krystall/Buell Neidl
1988 Denon Jazz Sampler, Vol. 3 Various Artists
1988 Don't Try This at Home Michael Brecker
1988 Facets Doc Severinsen
1988 John Abercrombie, Marc Johnson & Peter Erskine John Abercrombie/Marc Johnson/Peter Ersk
1988 Live Jazz Nancy Kelly
1988 Motion Poet Peter Erskine
1988 Regards From Chuck Pink Leo Kottke
1988 So Far So Close Eliane Elias
1988 Spectrum Bob Mintzer
1988 Street Dreams Lyle Mays
1988 Taste of Superfriends Superfriends
1988 Time in Place Mike Stern
1988 Times Like These Gary Burton
1989 Best of John Scofield John Scofield
1989 Christof Lauer Christof Lauer
1989 Complete Blue Note Recordings Don Grolnick
1989 Flying Cowboys Rickie Lee Jones
1989 Heat of the Moment Warren Bernhardt
1989 Ivo Ivo Perelman
1989 Jigsaw Mike Stern
1989 Minor Ellegance Joe Diorio & Robben Ford
1989 Reunion Gary Burton With Pat Metheny
1989 Time on My Hands John Scofield
1989 Urban Contours Bob Mintzer
1989 Waiting for Spring David Benoit
1989 Welcome Back Akiko Yano Akiko Yano
1990 Art of the Big Band Bob Mintzer
1990 Blue Pacific Michael Franks
1990 CMPler Various Artists
1990 Distant Dreams Jeff Tyzik
1990 Earth Tones Tony Martucci Quintet
1990 Hope Rick Margitza
1990 Hymn Bob Mintzer
1990 Music for Large and Small Ensembles Kenny Wheeler
1990 Sketchbook John Patitucci
1990 Start Here Vince Mendoza
1990 Steps Pat Coil
1990 Weaver of Dreams Don Grolnick
1990 Widow in the Window Kenny Wheeler Quintet
1990 Yule Struttin' Various Artists
1991 Blue Guitar Various Artists
1991 Cauldron John Beasley
1991 Cool Nights Gary Burton
1991 Departure Bob Mintzer Big Band
1991 Erikology Steve Erquiaga
1991 Free Play Eduardo Del Barrio
1991 Funky Strut Manhattan Jazz Quintet
1991 I Remember Jaco Bob Mintzer
1991 In the Door Joey Calderazzo
1991 Jade Visions Dave Catney
1991 Long Story Eliane Elias
1991 Open Letter Ralph Towner
1991 Promise Wolfgang Muthspiel Trio
1991 Star Jan Garbarek with Miroslav Vitous and Pe
1991 Summerhill Dieter Ilg
1991 Sweet Soul Peter Erskine
1991 Tell Tale Signs Bob Sheppard
1991 Third Ear Rez Abbasi
1991 Through the Eyes of Love Randy Crawford
1992 Benny Rides Again Eddie Daniels w/Gary Burton
1992 Bluebells Christof Lauer
1992 Fantasia Eliane Elias
1992 GRP 10th Anniversary Collection Various Artists
1992 JazzpaÒa Mendoza/Mardin Project
1992 Kayak Kenny Wheeler
1992 Letter to Evan David Benoit
1992 Love Lives On Kenia
1992 Manteca Manhattan Jazz Quintet
1992 November John Abercrombie
1992 Song of the Heart Cathy Segal-Garcia
1992 Street of Dreams Stan Kenton
1992 VOSS Records Jazz Series Sampler Various Artists
1992 You Never Know Peter Erskine
1993 Arc Jimmy Haslip
1993 Dream Come True Arturo Sandoval
1993 Eastern Shore Daisaku
1993 Echoes of a Note (A Tribute to Louis "Pops" Armstrong) Tiger Okoshi
1993 Guitar Tribute to the Beatles: Come Together Various Artists
1993 It's Another Day Gary Burton/Rebecca Paris
1993 Michel Plays Legrand Michel Legrand
1993 Night with Strings Sadao Watanabe
1993 No Little Boy John Martyn
1993 October Child Anne Hills
1993 Paulistana Eliane Elias
1993 Providence Tim Weston & Shelby Flint
1993 Rare Connection Bill Cunliffe
1993 Sketches Vince Mendoza
1993 Time Being Peter Erskine
1993 Under the Influence Eddie Daniels
1993 World of Contemporary Jazz Groups Various Artists
1994 Acoustic Jazz Various Artists
1994 American Diary Mike Mainieri
1994 Ancient Longing Christoph Stiefel
1994 Dolphin Dance Leonardo Amuedo
1994 East Coast West Coast Toots Thielemans
1994 Feel the Vibes Various Artists
1994 Live at Carthage College, Vol. 1 Stan Kenton
1994 Mistura Fina John Patitucci
1994 Orange and Blue Al di Meola
1994 Simple Things Chuck Loeb
1994 Storm Then the Calm Hubert Laws
1994 Summertime John Scofield/Pat Metheny
1995 3 Couleurs RÈmy Chaudagne
1995 Abandoned Garden Michael Franks
1995 Alive in America Steely Dan
1995 As It Is Peter Erskine
1995 Dance of the Rainbow Serpent Carlos Santana
1995 Esquire Jazz Collection: Crosstown Traffic Various Artists
1995 Five Seasons Eddie Daniels
1995 From Kenton to Now Peter Erskine
1995 History of the Drum Peter Erskine
1995 Live at the London Hilton 1973, Vol. 1 Stan Kenton
1995 Manteca David Matthews & the Manhattan Jazz Quin
1995 Seduction Boney James
1995 Sol to Soul Freddie Ravel
1995 Swan Bob James
1995 Sweetest Days Vanessa Williams
1995 Traction Avant Alessandro Galati
1996 Always a Beginning Sergio Salvatore with John Patitucci and
1996 At Pavilion Hemel Hempstead England 1973 Stan Kenton
1996 Gordon Johnson Trios Gordon Johnson Trios
1996 Maynard Ferguson Presents Jacob Christian Christian Jacob
1996 Memory Lane Chuck Loeb
1996 Miracles NguyÍn LÍ
1996 New Spirits in Jazz Various Artists
1996 New York Rendez-Vous Didier Lockwood
1996 Sins 'n Wins 'n Funs George Gruntz
1996 This Is Jazz, Vol. 16 Maynard Ferguson
1996 This Is Jazz, Vol. 19 Wayne Shorter
1997 3 Trios NguyÍn LÍ
1997 Art of Jazz Saxophone: Impressions Various Artists
1997 Art of Saxophone Various Artists
1997 Astro Boy Blues Paul Hanson
1997 Complete Rhyming Dictionary Jon Herington
1997 Departure Gary Burton & Friends
1997 Distant Friends Otmaro Ruiz
1997 Jason Salad! Alessandro Galati
1997 Jazz Fusion, Vol. 1 Various Artists
1997 Lay Me Down Nancy Bryan
1997 Songs of the Season Peter White
1997 Swingin' Jazz for Hipsters, Vol. 2 Various Artists
1997 Tribute to Jeff Porcaro David Garfield & Friends
1997 Wouldn't It Be Nice: A Jazz Portrait of Brian Wilson Various Artists
1998 All About Love Peter Erskine & Joe Mazzone
1998 Beach Ball Dirk K.
1998 Behind Closed Doors, Vol. 1 Peter Erskine
1998 Best of Michael Franks: A Backward Glance Michael Franks
1998 Best of Pino Daniele: Yes I Know My Way Pino Daniele
1998 Best of Smooth Jazz, Vol. 4 Various Artists
1998 From There to Here Kyle Eastwood
1998 Infinite Desire Al di Meola
1998 Jazz Past Midnight: Love Songs Midnight Jazz Band
1998 Lava Jazz Peter Erskine & Lounge Art Ensemble
1998 Modern Memory Rez Abbasi
1998 Quality Time Bob Mintzer Quartet
1998 Sinatraland Patrick Williams
1998 Sweet Paradox Christoph Stiefel
1998 This Is Jazz, Vol. 40: The Jaco Years Weather Report
1998 Very Best of John Martyn John Martyn
1998 Who Loves You: Jaco Pastorius Tribute Various Artists
1999 American Diary, Vol. 2: The Dreamings Mike Mainieri
1999 Answer to Your Silence Luciana Souza
1999 Epiphany Vince Mendoza & London Symphony Orchestr
1999 Fields & Strings Brandon Fields With the Gina Kronstadt S
1999 Juni Peter Erskine
1999 Live at Newport Jazz Festival Stan Kenton
1999 Natural Selection Various Artists
1999 Relativity Marty Ehrlich/Michael Formanek/Peter Ers
1999 Slowing Down the World Chris Botti
1999 Sparks Fly Upward Alex Cline Ensemble
1999 Timeless Vision University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
2000 At the Arcadia Theatre 1974 Stan Kenton
2000 Both Sides Now Joni Mitchell
2000 Chris Dundas Chris Dundas
2000 Collection: Step by Step/Paradox Steps
2000 Couldn't Love You More/No Little Boy John Martyn
2000 Creative Jazz and New Music Various Artists
2000 Donde Esta la Vida Francisco Cespedes
2000 Ethnic 2000, Vol. 1 Various Artists
2000 Green Chimneys: The Music of Thelonious Monk Andy Summers
2000 Here's to You, Charlie Brown!: 50 Great Years! David Benoit
2000 Holiday!: A Collection of Christmas Classics Crystal Lewis
2000 Hudson Project John Abercrombie/Peter Erskine/John Pati
2000 Incontournables Chick Corea
2000 It's Like This Rickie Lee Jones
2000 Live at Rocco Peter Erskine
2000 London Concert Don Grolnick Group
2000 Music of Eric Von Essen, Vol. 1 Various Artists
2000 My Kind of Christmas Christina Aguilera
2000 Mystique Dave Eshelman/John Abercrombie/John Pati
2000 One Day in October Kenneth Sivertsen
2000 Portrait: Wayne Shorter Wayne Shorter
2000 Rare Collection Jaco Pastorius
2000 Reiko Howland Ensemble
2000 Sandbox Groove Arie Selma
2000 Seven Pieces Lennart Aberg
2000 Twins Live in Japan 1982 Jaco Pastorius Big Band
2000 Who Loves You: Tribute to Jaco Pastorius Various Artists
2000 World of Drums And Percussion, Vol. 2 Various Artists
2001 3Prime 3Prime
2001 8:30 Weather Report
2001 Afro-Cuban Rhythms Robin Jones
2001 Best of Eliane Elias, Vol. 1: Originals Eliane Elias
2001 Cause and Effect Chuck Bergeron
2001 Christmas Memories Barbra Streisand
2001 Constant Flame The Alex Cline Ensemble
2001 Cruisin' Marc Antoine
2001 Different Times Laurence Juber
2001 E-Klek-Trik David Diggs
2001 Flirting With Twilight Kurt Elling
2001 In This World Charles Pillow
2001 Look of Love Diana Krall
2001 Majestic Original Soundtrack
2001 Medina Pino Daniele
2001 Music of Eric von Essen, Vol. 2 Various Artists
2001 New York City After Hours Various Artists
2001 Old School Peter Epstein
2001 Save the Moon Mike Miller
2001 Shortcuts-Jazzpar Combo 1999 Ulrik / Scofield / Danielsso
2001 Stan Kenton Stan Kenton
2001 Meanwhile John Fremgen
2002 Badlands Peter Erskine/Alan Pasqua/Dave Carpenter
2002 Best of Weather Report Weather Report
2002 Best Smooth Jazz Ever Various Artists
2002 Classics John Martyn
2002 Daddy's Groove David Arnay
2002 December Chris Botti
2002 Epiphany Vince Mendoza & London Symphony Orchestr
2002 Essential Collection: 24 Smooth Jazz Classics Bob James
2002 Freewheelin' Various Artists
2002 Holiday!: A Collection of Christmas Classics Crystal Lewis
2002 Live and Unreleased Weather Report
2002 Look of Love Diana Krall
2002 Montreal Jazz Festival Various Artists
2002 Music of Eric Von Essen, Vol. 3 Various Artists
2002 Pieces of String John Fremgen
2002 Rit's House Lee Ritenour
2002 Shared Secrets George Cables
2002 Speak Your Peace Terry Callier
2002 Tribute to Jaco Pastoruis Various Artists
2003 Amelia's Song Warren Bernhardt
2003 Anthology Ben Sidran
2003 Brazilian Classics Eliane Elias
2003 CafÈ Society Lorraine Feather
2003 Concord Records 30th Anniversary Various Artists
2003 Cooler Mark Isham
2003 Flyin' Away Fabio Mignola
2003 Gently Bob Mintzer Big Band
2003 Internal Eyes Rolf Kuhn
2003 Man Behind the Music Claus Ogerman
2003 Midnight Diane Schuur
2003 North Elvis Costello
2003 North Elvis Costello
2003 Out of Time Graeme Revell
2003 Punk Jazz: The Jaco Pastorius Anthology Jaco Pastorius
2003 So Real Warren Bernhardt
2003 Stormy Weather: The Music of Harold Arlen Various Artists
2003 Timeless Eliane Elias Eliane Elias
2003 Touch of Blue David Cassidy
2003 XXL Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band
2004 Accentuate the Positive Al Jarreau
2004 Afroblue Masanori Sasaji & L.A. Allstars
2004 Anticipation Josh Nelson
2004 Benoit/Freeman Project 2 David Benoit/Russ Freeman
2004 Dana Owens Album Queen Latifah
2004 Dreamland Joni Mitchell
2004 E_L_B E_L_B [Erskine/LÍ/Benita]
2004 Footprints: The Life and Music of Wayne Shorter Wayne Shorter
2004 Girl in the Other Room Diana Krall
2004 Guitar & Bass Jaco Pastorius
2004 Hummin' to Myself Linda Ronstadt
2004 Il Sogno Elvis Costello
2004 In This Present Moment Matthew Von Doran
2004 Jazz Bar Various Artists
2004 Live at the MontrÈal Jazz Festival Diana Krall
2004 Look of Love Diana Krall
2004 Man and His Music Claus Ogerman
2004 On the Cobbles John Martyn
2004 Passi d'Autore Pino Daniele
2004 Rarum, Vol. 13: Selected Recordings John Surman
2004 Rediscovery On Grp: Chick Corea Family Various Artists
2004 Scorched Mark-Anthony Turnage/John Scofield
2004 Such Sweet Thunder: Music of the Duke Ellington Orchestra Lorraine Feather
2004 Unlikely Event: UNI Jazz Band One 2003-2004 UNI Jazz Band One
2004 Walk Alone Makoto Ozone
2004 Wouldn't It Be Nice: A Jazz Portrait Of Brian Wilson Various Artists
2005 40 Years a Charlie Brown Christmas Various Artists
2005 Aerial Kate Bush
2005 Boogaloo Land Western Michigan University Jazz Orchest
2005 Christmas Collection Barbra Streisand
2005 Cologne Bill Dobbins/John Goldsby/Peter Erskine
2005 Duchess of Coolsville: An Anthology Rickie Lee Jones
2005 Good Grief! Charlie Brown: 2 Holiday CDs! Various Artists
2005 Got You Covered Eric Marienthal
2005 Holding Together Steps Ahead
2005 Home of My Heart Chris Walden
2005 Jazz After Dark, Vol. 2 Various Artists
2005 Live in Japan Jaco Pastorius Big Band
2005 My New Old Friend Alan Pasqua
2005 Remembering Bob Berg
2005 Some Skunk Funk Randy Brecker/Michael Brecker
2005 This Way Is West Krystall Klear & the Buells
2005 To Love Again: The Duets Chris Botti
2005 Trio East Stop-Start Rich Thompson/Clay Jenkins/Jeff Campbell
2005 Volume One Cook, Dixon & Young
2005 Weather Update Joe Zawinul
2005 XXL Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band
2006 As the Sun Sets Nighthawks
2006 Back in Town Matt Dusk
2006 Charlie Brown Christmas Vince Guaraldi
2006 December Chris Botti
2006 Forecast: Tomorrow Weather Report
2006 I'm in the Mood for Love: The Most Romantic Melodies Kenny G
2006 Introducing: Jaco Pastorius Jaco Pastorius
2006 Jazz Academy Michael Brecker/Mike Stern/Peter Erskine
2006 Jazz Improv Companion CD, Vol. 7 No. 1: Blue Various Artists
2006 My Flame Burns Blue Elvis Costello/The Metropole Orkest
2006 Ridiculous Norm MacDonald
2006 Round Trip Marilyn Harris/L.A. Jazz All-Stars Big B
2006 South Pacific in Concert from Carnegie Hall Original Cast
2006 Taxie/The Genie Bob James
2006 Word Is Out Jaco Pastorius Big Band
2006 XM: Watercolors - Blue Various Artists
2006 Hoopla, Vol. 3 Les Hooper
2006 Summer Jam Session Various Artists
2007 Drum Duets, Vol. 1 John Wackerman
2007 Essential Jaco Pastorius Jaco Pastorius
2007 Essential Maynard Ferguson Maynard Ferguson
2007 Eternal Licks and Grooves Bob Florence
2007 Expectation Los Angeles Jazz Ensemble
2007 Greatest Hits Live Stan Kenton & His Orchestra
2007 Green Chimneys: The Music of Thelonious Monk Andy Summers
2007 Live and Outrageous Jaco Pastorius
2007 Manhattan Affair Mike Catalano
2007 Out of This World Jim Widner
2007 Papa Lips Bob Mintzer
2007 Source Bob Mintzer
2007 Standards Alan Pasqua/Dave Carpenter/Peter Erskine
2007 Swingin' Christmas Michael Bolton
2007 Ultimate Jaco Pastorius Jaco Pastorius
2007 Very Best of Diana Krall Diana Krall
2007 Watch What Happens: The Jazz Album Thomas Quasthoff
2007 We Love Ella! A Tribute to the First Lady Of Song Various Artists
2007 Worth the Wait Peter Erskine/Tim Hagans & the Norrbotte
2008 Assemblage 1998-2008 Various Artists
2008 Conversations with My Family Mike Garson
2008 Dream Flight E_L_B [Erskine/Le/Benita]
2008 Farewell Walter Dewey Redman Mark Masters Ensemble
2008 The Florida Concert Jaco Pastorius
2008 In Autumn Yasuko Agawa
2008 How Can I Get To Mars? Dick Halligan
2008 Christmas Hits & Duos Diana Krall
2008 A Perfect Time: Drumers and Other Friends Janis Mann
2009 The Avatar Sessions: The Music of Time Hagans The Norrbotten Big Band
2009 My Foolish Harp Isabelle Olivier
2009 Legendary Bob Florence
2009 Havanajam Fania All-Stars
2009 Havanajam 2 Fania All-Stars
2009 Folk Songs for Jazzers Frank Macchia
2009 Defining Moment John Carrozza
2009 Crazy Love Michael Buble
2009 Buddy Rich Memorial Concert 2008 (DVD) Various Artists
2009 At Last  Lynda Carter
2009 Rolli's Tones Maurizo Rolli
2010 This Is an Orchestra Stan Kenton
2010 The Trio 'Live' at Charlie O's Peter Erskine
2010 Scenes from a Dream Chris Minh Doky
2010 Drum Lore Owen Howard
2010 What Matters Most: Barbra Streisand Sings the Lyrics of Alan and Marilyn Bergman Barbra Streisand
2011 Towet Heist (Movie Soundtrack) Christophe Beck
2011 The Charlie Brown Collection Vince Guaraldi
2011 The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn (Movie Soundtrack) John Williams
2011 The Complete Columbia Albums Collection Wayne Shorter
2011 Pursuit of Radical Rhapsody Al di Meola
2011 Near Pat Boone
2011 Music Is Better Than Words Seth MacFarlane
2011 Live In Beverly Hills Dado Moroni
2011 Christmas Michael Buble
2011 An Americaine In Paris Melody Federer
2012 The Things I Notice Now: Anne Hills Sings the Songs of Tom Paxton Anne Hills
2012 The Complete Columbia Albums Collection Stan Getz
2012 The Columbia Albums 1976-1982 Weather Report
2012 The Dream (1973-2011) Michael Franks
2012 The Absence Melody Gardot
2012 Rhythm Sessions Lee Ritenour
2012 Mountain Suite Kate Dunton
2012 Merry Christmas, Baby Rod Stewart
2012 Magic Touch/Standards Vol. 1/Flying Home Stanley Jordan
2012 For the Moment Bob Mintzer Big Band
2012 Double Feature Vol. 3 University of Wisconsin-Eau Jazz Ensemble
2012 Black Coffee  David Diggs
2012 Angel Dance Toon Roos
2012 A Shout Toward Noon/Regards from Chuck Pink Leo Kottke
2013 Pasione Andrea Bocelli
2013 Nightsongs: A Late Night Interlude Janis Siegel
2013 Joged Kahyangan Dewa Budjana
2013 Dawai In Paradise Dewa Budjana
2013 Arrested Developement (Series Soundtrack) David Stewart
2013 After Blue Tierney Sutton
2014 Songs from the Movie Mary Chapin Carpenter
2014 Primal Scream/New Vintage/Carnival Maynard Ferguson
2014 Trace Elements Paolo de Sabatino
2014 Partners Barbra Streisand
2014 Tracks Anne Hills
2014 A Song from There Daniel Szabo
2014 Under Leaves Under Sky Bossa Zuzu
2014 Shangri La Dann Zinn Trio
2014 Mistakes, Mishaps (And Other Things of Character) Chris Steele
2014 Heros Eddy Mitchell
2014 Moon of Ensor Frank DeRuytter
2014 Holiday for Swing! Seth MacFarlane
2014 Love Has Many Faces Joni Mitchell
2014 The Music of Victor Young Kuba Stankiewicz
2014 Out of My Dreams Joanne Tatham


  • Modern Drummer's Readers' Poll named Peter best jazz drummer eight times.

Instruments of Choice



Drums: Drum Workshop
Cymbals: Zildjian
Hardware: Drum Workshop
Heads: Evans
Sticks: Vic Firth

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