Damian Erskine is not your ordinary bass player. 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 Gospel Chops “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.
Damian is also an adjunct professor at both Portland State University and Marylhurst University in Portland, Oregon.