Professor Louie & the Crowmatix


New York

“Roots Music Royalty” – playing the fabric of American Roots Music

 Professor Louie & The Crowmatix from Woodstock NY have been performing since the year 2000 at numerous Festivals, Theaters, Clubs and Art Centers averaging 150 shows a year.

Professor Louie & The Crowmatix shows’ presents a diverse set list from this stellar roots crew of Original songs, Blues and select songs that Louie learned directly from The Band and material he helped create with them including their comeback hits Atlantic City, Blind Willie McTell.

 Professor Louie & The Crowmatix latest recording Strike Up The Band released in 2022 on The Woodstock Records label has received fantastic reviews and on The Roots Music Radio Charts in the top 30 since it’s release, their single Work It Out has been # 7 On The Contemporary Blues Charts &

# 1 song on the NY Charts, they have 16 studio CD’s on Woodstock Records.

“An excellent recording for all those who like and are interested to discover the whole and real spirit of American roots music.” La Hora Del Blues

They have released sixteen studio CD’s on The Woodstock Records Label.

This Grammy Nominated Woodstock All-star group, Professor Louie & The Crowmatix began as the studio-backing band for Aaron Professor Louie’s musical productions for The Band. Rick Danko, bass player and singer of The Band christened him – Professor Louie – due to his work with them.  Louie collaborated with The Band Co-producing their last three CD’s in the 90’s.

“You can’t play roots rock like this bunch does unless you’ve lived it:

Killer Americana to the max.”  Midwest Record

“America’s swinging roots” Bluestown Music

 “Professor Louie & The Crowmatix have emerged in the music industry as the torchbearer of the true spirit of American Roots Music.”  Bill Hurley Extended Play Sessions

Professor Louie & The Crowmatix; hold a permanent place in The Canada South Blues Museum, Recipients of the Robert H. Chambers Award for Excellence in the Traditional Arts from Common Ground On The Hill in MD.

and have been inducted into The New York State Blues Hall of Fame

                                            ~ The Crowmatix ~

Professor Louie (keys-accordion,vocals) collaborated with The Band 17 years.

John Platania (guitar-vocals) 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 MD with the Woodstock All-stars.