New York, NY (Top40 Charts)
Professor Louie has emerged in the music industry as the torchbearer of the true spirit of American Roots
music. As a seasoned live performer, prolific recording artist, and versatile multi-instrumentalist 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.
In 2018, Professor Louie and The Crowmatix joined the Empire State
Orchestra & Choir to perform their song Melody
Of Peace at The NY Capital Region's premiere holiday extravaganza CBS 6 TV Special "Melodies Of Christmas". The four night sold out performances at The Proctors Theater in Schenectady, NY was filmed in front of 15,000 people and viewed by three million on CBS 6. The show since its inception has raised over $8,000,000 for The Melodies Children's Ward at Albany Med and the impetus for the album "Songs Of Inspiration." Award winning song Melody
Of Peace was recorded by Professor Louie & The Crowmatix in Prague with The Prague Symphony and Kuhn Radio
Choir. This version is on "Songs Of Inspiration
Professor Louie traveled, performed and recorded with The Mighty Gospel Giants of Brooklyn, and on this album with his dynamic group The Crowmatix, recorded some of his favorite gospel tunes including I'm On My Way, Up Above My Head, I Shall Not Be Moved, Motherless Child, plus other songs that influenced his career. Louie and his writing partner Miss Marie penned the international award winning composition Melody
Of Peace and Open Hand Open Heart, which has become a theme song for many international organizations.
The Crowmatix are:
Professor Louie (Keys, Accordion, Vocals) collaborated with The Band for 17 years.
John Platania (Guitar, Vocals) known for his performances with Van Morrison.
Gary Burke (Drums) performed with Bob Dylan's The Rolling Thunder
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.
I Shall Not Be Moved
Up Above My Head
I'm On My Way
Rivers Of Babylon
You'll Never Walk Alone
Open Hand Open Heart
Of Peace: Prague Symphony : Kuhn Radio
Daughters & Sons
Professor Louie & the Crowmatix is a Woodstock, New York based Americana / Roots
/ Blues band led by Aaron
Louis Hurwitz, who collaborated with The Band for over fifteen years. He is a musician and producer, nicknamed "Professor Louie" by Rick Danko. The band has released 14 CDs and maintain a steady performance schedule. Their album Crowin' The Blues was voted top 50 CDs of 2017 by RMR.