Professor Louie has emerged in the music industry as the torchbearer of the true spirit of American Roots music. Seasoned live performer, prolific recording artist and versatile multi-instrumentalist Professor Louie also wears the hat of award-winning recording producer and engineer, capturing the talents of some of the world’s most highly acclaimed musicians, most notably, The Band.
Grammy Nominated Professor Louie & The Crowmatix began as the studio backing band for Aaron “Professor Louie’s” musical productions for the The Band. Rick Danko christened him Professor Louie due to his work with The Band. Louie collaborated with them for over 17 Years.
In 2019 their Songs Of Inspiration CD, released on The Woodstock Records label inspired by the five night sold out performance at The CBS 6 TV Special “Melodies Of Christmas” at The Proctors Theater in Schenectady, NY in front of 15,000 people, viewed to three million people on CBS 6 featured Professor Louie & The Crowmatix song “Melody Of Peace”. This show over the past has raised over $8,000,000 for The Melodies Ward in The Children’s Hospital at Albany Med NY
Professor Louie & The Crowmatix have released 14 CDs and maintain a steady performance schedule of over 150 live dates a year. Their CD Crowin’ The Blues was voted in the top 50 CD’s of 2017 by RMR Contemporary Blues Charts and in 2018, their EP The Lost Band Tracks on Funzalo/Woodstock Records received great reviews and radio airplay.
“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
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 The Band for16 years.
John Platania (Guitar-Vocals) known for his great performances with Van Morrison.
Gary Burke (Drums) performed with Bob Dylan’s The Rolling Thunder Review.
Miss Marie (Vocals-Percussionist-Keys) preformed, recorded with Levon Helm, Rick Danko, Garth Hudson.
Frank Campbell (Bass-Vocals) Levon Helm’s Music Director with the Woodstock All-stars touring the USA.
Listen to Professor Louie’s Woodstock Rockin’ Revue radio program on AAA stalwart, 98.1WKZE-FM every Saturday from 5:00PM to 7:00PM –
A Woodstock musical experience.