The Erskine-Pasqua-Oles Trio features three Los Angeles–based musicians. Drummer Peter Erskine began his career with the Stan Kenton and Maynard Ferguson Big Bands, before his historic work with such bands as Weather Report, Steps Ahead, Steely Dan, and Diana Krall. Pianist Alan Pasqua's notable collaborations include his tours and recordings with the New Tony Williams Lifetime with Allan Holdsworth, Bob Dylan, Santana, and Aretha Franklin. Bassist Darek Oles was a student of legendary bassist Charlie Haden and has gone on to work with some of the greatest masters in jazz, including Brad Mehldau, Billy Higgins, Pat Metheny, Joe Lovano, Eddie Henderson, and John Abercrombie.
Presented as part of Jazz at LACMA, taking place every Friday through November. Check out the full schedule of upcoming concerts.
Jazz at LACMA is made possible in part by the City of Los Angeles, Department of Cultural Affairs. Broadcasts are made possible through the support of the office of Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky with additional support from the Johnny Mercer Foundation.Promotional support provided by media sponsor KJAZZ 88.1 and community partner Amoeba Music.