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My name is Peter Zabriskie, I was born in Ridgewood, New Jersey 12 miles from Times Square via the InterCity Bus line and NYC Port Authority. I grew up with lots of Erroll Garner, Tommy Dorsey, and Glenn Miller played around the house.
1959 piano, 3 years and 2 recitals. ~ Winifred Hawkins
1964 percussion, bass drum orchestra.
1965 6 string guitar, The Lutke Family
1966 1 year Bass lessons Victor's House of Music ~ Harry (?)
1967 1 year Bass lessons Peter DeLuca jazz student RHS.
1969 Music Theory Ridgewood High School ~ Robert Whittemore (Beethoven's Eroica Symphony)
1967-1969 Bass Performance ~ Aurelia Band ~ Larry Calabrese, Joe Molnar, Mike (?), Hal Keshner, PZ
1969-1971 Bass Performance ~ Aurelia Band ~ Hal Keshner, Steve England, Robbie Eddy, Howie Bujese, PZ
1972 Music Theory/Ear Training ~ Ripon College, Michael Cuthbert (Win Stracke -American Folk Music)
1972 Equipment Handler ~ Amerika Rescue Band ~ “Roadie”
1972-1973 Bass Performance~ Malachi Band ~ Alex Velong, Bruce Jenkins, Vince Monaco, PZ
1973-1974 Bass Performance ~ Sal Biondollo and the 12th Street "Irregulars" Tom Heller, Al Vogel, et.al.
1974 Bass recordings Curt Masterson lyricist/guitarist/vocalist, Bruce Wilkerson, PZ
1975 Bass performance ~ Double Eagle Band ~ John Piluk, Cathy Rounds, Lee Morgan, Bobby Griffin, Sal Biondollo, Brian Kendig
1976 Bass rehearsal ~ Thunderbow Band
1978-87 Bass Performance SouthPoint Band aka Electric Jug Band aka Mike Meyers And Friends. M.Meyers, Bruce Hudson, Dave Hudson, Mike Walls, Jimbo Yealot, Al Vogel, Mark Brittingham, and Friends.
1988-1990 Bass Performance & recordings Akasha Band ~ featuring Shyaam Akasha, Bill Graham, Robin & Kevin Halsted , and Friends.
1990-1992 Bass Performance & recordings Bad News Travels Fast Band ~ Featuring Wanda Ewing, Mike Johnson, and Friends.
1992-1994 Bass Performance ~ A.C.E. Afro-American Choral Ensemble Indiana University Dr James Mumford Dir.
1996-2004 Bass Performance ~ David Adams and Friends , Ocean City, Berlin, Salisbury, Maryland
2005-2007 Bass Performance The House Family Worship Center, Las Vegas NV - Pastor Henry Black
2006 Bass Performance Vanessa Jackson & Family - Fitzgerald's Casino Las Vegas Taste & Sounds of Soul
2008-2012 Bass Performance Anointed Harvest Church - Bishop William McCoy, Bloomington IN
2014-2014 Bass Performance Tiny's Blues Jam - Albert Diaz and Friends
2012-2014 Bass Performance El Farol Cantina - Canyon Road Blues Jam with Tone Forrest & Tihomir Dimitrov and Friends
2012-2014 Bass Performance Liza Williams Band
2012-2014 Bass Performance Malarky's Blues Jam with Rudy Boy Jaramillo and Friends
1992- 1994 I studied String Bass, History of Jazz and Soul, History of Black Composers, and Bass Performance with The Afro-American Choral Ensemble graduating with an Associates Degree with Honors at Indiana University. Thank you, Prof. David Baker, Dr. James Mumford, and Dr "B" William Banfield.