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Damian Erskine: Turning Scales Into Music

Our good friend Damian Erskine has been rocking it with his Bass Education platform and sharing valuable lessons on Youtube as well. In this one, Damian focuses on turning scales into music.

New Albums

Damian Erskine Returns with “In This Moment”

Bassist, educator, and longtime No Treble columnist Damian Erskine has just released a new album called “In This Moment”. The gorgeous eleven-song collection is described as a departure from his previous albums and features a trio setting.


Become A Bassist Summit Offers Free Master Classes August 10-14

Luke McIntosh of Become A Bassist has unveiled an amazing online event for bassists. The Become A Bassist Summit is scheduled for August 10th through the 14th with nearly 20 world-class bassists and teachers. It’s also free for a limited time.


Steve Bailey, Victor Wooten, and John Patitucci to Host Free “Solo Bass-Shed” Webinar

The Berklee Bass Department/Bass Vault weekly bass hang is on again with an incredible lineup. Hosted by Victor Wooten, Steve Bailey, and John Patitucci, “Solo Bass-Shed” will focus on bassists known for their solo work. The lineup includes Stu Hamm, Michael Manring, Janek Gwizdala, Hadrien Feraud, and Damian Erskine.


Damian Erskine Launches

For ten years, Damian Erskine shared his deep knowledge of all things bass and music in his “Ask Damian” column on No Treble. Now he’s launched a website called that lets you go even deeper with his teachings and music.

Bass Videos

Outer Orbit: Kissing My Love

Our good friend Damian Erskine shared this video on Facebook, and it got us all moving. Check out Outer Orbit performing the Bill Withers hit, “Kissing My Love.” Damian throws down behind one heck of a band.


Bass Bash 2020 Set for January 16-17

Each year, the Winter NAMM Show brings the top industry talent to Anaheim, California. That includes bassists, who all flock to the Bass Bash. This year the event returns on January 16th and 17th with one of its best lineups yet.

Ask Damian Erskine, Best of 2019

Best of 2019: The Top 10 “Ask Damian Erskine” Columns

Damian Erskine’s popular “Ask” column ran for over 10 years. On December 4th, Damian announced he was taking a break. He still logged nearly a year’s worth of columns in 2019, covering theory, gigging, gear, and more. Here are the top 10 reader favorites.

Ask Damian Erskine

Ask Damian Erskine: Farewell (For Now)

For over a decade, Damian Erskine has published his “Ask Damian Erskine” column every week. That’s 533 columns. After that impressive run, Damian has decided to take a break. We can’t thank him enough for his contributions over the years.

Groove Podcast

Groove – Episode #46: Damian Erskine

A fellow No Treble contributor! We’re super excited to bring you this conversation with our own Damian Erskine. He’s not just a regular contributor to No Treble, but he’s been here the longest. Longevity is a theme for this monster of a player. Damian is known for his ability to fit into any musical situation, extraordinary reading and improvising skills...

Bass Videos

Greg Goebel with Damian Erskine: Wayfarer

Pianist Greg Goebel recently shared this tune from his upcoming album on Facebook. I noticed our very own Damian Erskine was on the track, so I watched it. I was glad I did. Damian plays some sweet lines on this one, and the whole band is stellar. The trio also includes Reinhardt Wolfgang Melz on drums. We’ll be watching for...

New Albums

Peter Erskine Releases New Albums with Benjamin Shepherd and Damian Erskine

Drum legend Peter Erskine has worked with a slew of the world’s best bass players, and that’s once again documented on two new albums from his projects. First up, Erskine’s “Dr. Um” band has followed up their successful debut album with Second Opinion. Where the original album featured Janek Gwizdala, the former Weather Report drummer tapped bassist Benjamin Shepherd to...