Grammy Nominated Professor Louie & The Crowmatix, Woodstock, NY – The group came into existence preparing songs for Aaron Professor Louie Hurwitz’ studio productions for the Rock’n’Roll Hall of Fame group The Band. They are also the backing group for solo CD’s by Rick Danko, Levon Helm and Garth Hudson.
Professor Louie & The Crowmatix started touring and recording their own music in 2001. They have seven studio CD’s and two live recordings on The Woodstock Records label. In 2010, Woodstock Records released Professor Louie & The Crowmatix CD Whispering Pines which was nominated in the first round of voting for five Grammy’s. In the Spring of 2011, Professor Louie was inducted into the South Canadian Blues Society Hall Of Fame with a special event and concert in Canada.
Professor Louie & the Crowmatix have the distinct honor of being the only artists to have a live concert recording released by The New York State Museum entitled The Spirit Of Woodstock. Their Blues CD Century Of The Blues averaged # 20 for six months on the Radio Roots charts. Their music has consistently stayed on these charts for the past ten years.
The group continues to perform in concert at premier theaters, clubs & festivals in The US, Canada and Europe, playing over 150 shows a year.