Biography

Gary Burke - Frank Campbell - Prof. "Louie" - Miss Marie - John Platania


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 plays 150 shows a year in the US and worldwide. They have performed at the Thunder Bay, London, Windsor, Tondor, Falcon Ridge Festivals, Sellersville Theater, BB Kings, NYC, House Of Blues, LA. Professor Louie has performed twice on The Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise.

Professor Louie & The Crowmatix repertoire is steeped in rock ‘n’ roll, blues, Gospel and American roots music, they have 12 studio CD’s on The Woodstock Records label. Their latest recording, Crowin' The Blues will be released on Digital & Web Feb 17 and in stores April 7, 2017. Their CD, Music From Hurley Mountain, was 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.

“Roots Music Royalty!” Extended Play Sessions - Bill Hurley

Professor Louie (Keys-Accordion,Vocals) collaborated with Rock n Roll Hall Of Fame group The Band for over 16 years. Played and produced their hit Atlantic City.

John Platania (Guitar-Vocals) known for his great performances with Van Morrison for over thirty years and collaborated with Van creating some top hits such as Domino.

Gary Burke (Drums) performed with Bob Dylan’s The Rolling Thunder Review recorded and toured extensively with Joe Jackson.

Miss Marie (Vocals-Percussionist-Keys) preformed, recorded with Levon Helm, Rick Danko, Garth Hudson an integral part of Mercury Rev’s Gold Album Deserters Song.

Frank Campbell (Bass-Vocals) Levon Helm’s music director with the Woodstock All-stars touring the USA, performed & recorded with Steve Forbert on tour.

“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

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Upcoming Shows
Save the dates!
Fri. March 3, 2017
Prof. Louie & The Crowmatix
Stony Creek Free Library Series
Town Hall, Stony Creek, NY
Show: 7:00 PM

Sat. March 18th
Steel City Coffee House
Phoenixville, PA
Show: 8:00 PM

Fri. March 24th
Prof. Louie & The Crowmatix and
The Commander Cody Band
Lizzie Rose Music Room
Tuckerton, NJ
Show 7:30 PM

Hope to see you soon! PL&C








1/21/17
Music From Hurley Mountain - CD Reviews
Professor Louie & The Crowmatix


5/16/2016
Travel Trip - Prof. Louie & Miss Marie
Sioux Falls, SD and Grand Rapids, Minnesota


1/18/2016
Great Fan Review - Godfrey Daniels Concert
Larry Deibert - Music From Hurley Mountain






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