Professor Louie & The Crowmatix
The Music of THE BAND
Professor Louie & The Crowmatix began as the studio backing band for Aaron "Professor Louie's" musical productions for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees, The Band. Rick Danko christened him Professor Louie due to his work and friendship with The Band
This GRAMMY-Nominated Woodstock, NY group play 150 shows a year in the US and worldwide.
In 2018, Professor Louie & The Crowmatix released a six song EP on Funzalo/Woodstock Records The Lost Band Tracks This recording has been receiving great reviews.
Pure proof The Band wouldn't have had a 90's career bounce if Louie didn't have his hand on the wheel. Now we finally know who the real wheel that was on fire was” Chris Spector, Editor and Publisher Midwest Record
Professor Louie & The Crowmatix repertoire is steeped in Rock 'n' Roll, Blues, Gospel and American Roots music. They have 13 studio CD's on The Woodstock Records label. Their 2017 recording Crowin' The Blues was on The National Contemporary Blues Music Reports Charts in the top 20 for the first quarter. Their CD Music From Hurley Mountain voted best concept record & group by Radio Crystal Blue in 2016. PL&C have been inducted into Blues Hall Of Fame, New York Chapter and hold a permanent place in the Canada South Blues Museum.
Professor Louie (Keys-Accordion,Vocals) collaborated with Rock 'n' Roll Hall Of Fame group The Band for over 16 years and produced their 3 comeback CD's in the 90's - "Jericho", "High On The Hog" and "Jubilation". Louie played on and produced their hit song Atlantic City. Louie has produced and performed with Graham Parker, Commander Cody, Guy Davis, Buckwheat Zydeco, New Riders Of The Purple Sage, Jesse McReynolds, Four Men & A Dog and many more well known artists.
"I've never been so impressed by a band - this is the best live band in the country right now and they have such a deep heritage in blues and rock and roll."
Jeff Wignall - WPKN Music Director
"All the best parts of great music are on display with Professor Louie & The Crowmatix. It's clear these folks are driven to match the all time greats." - Cash Box Magazine