About Angelo J

Angelo J Rossi, aka “AJ Crawdaddy” is an American Guitarist and owner, operator of The Cave Recording Studio and Record Label. Born in Palo Alto, California and a long time Bay Area performing artist he is most well known for his work with the popular Marin based pop group, Pablo Cruise which charted multi-platinum albums, A Place In The Sun and Worlds Away producing hits like, A Place In The Sun, Love Will Find A Way, Watcha Gonna Do (When She Says Goodbye), Rio and Cool Love. He is a BMI published writer, A voting member of N.A.R.A.S. (Grammy) he also owns and operates the Cave Recording Studio, recording, producing and working with many local Blues artists, Bruce Conte (TOP), Terry Hiatt, Steve Freund, Paula Harris, Terrie Odabi, Bob O’Neill, and many others. He has also worked with notable musical luminaries in his vibrant career, Flora Purim, Airto, Jaco Pastorius, Huey Lewis, David Garibaldi, Kid Andersen and legendary record producers Tom Dowd, Bill Schnee and Jim Gains. His love of music performance is infectious and his presentation of the Blues genre is authentic, energetic and fun for the listener!

Indie Blues Nominations (3) for AJ Crawdaddy 2021 announced!

CONGRATULATIONS AJ Crawdaddy and Cave Records!
You have been nominated for the Independent Blues Awards in the categories of:
Best Blues Rock Band
Best Blues Rock CD
Best Blues Rock Song – Big Hurt

The Voting will begin on May 1 2021 and will continue until Aug 31 2021. After which the winners will be announced on Sept 15 2021.

VOTE HERE!! Tap on URL or on the Image!!

http://www.makingascenesurvey.com/survey/index.php/887586?lang=en&fbclid=IwAR2JX6tlmPby0qgl_4idfH3pkf0fID02N6kHUAWcF1y6c_OEbLsQoWdIn2g

New AJ Single Just Dropped. Released on Cave Studio Records

Love & War is the latest “Original” music written by yours truly and recorded, engineered and produced by Christoffer “Kid” Andersen at Greaseland USA! Check it out on Bandcamp or on all “Virtual Record Stores” and Streaming Services!! https://ajcrawdaddy.bandcamp.com/track/love-war

AJ Crawdaddy ~ Love & War

I penned this song 25 years ago in a project with Lucky Mud drummer, producer Ken Corday for a Days of Our Lives project. I wrote this new bridge for the session/version. Once again, we called upon Christoffer “Kid” Andersen at Greasland USA and he did not disappoint!  Paul Revelli on drums and tamborine, Greg Jones bass, and Baxter Robertson, piano , b3, BG’s and, a special guest appearance by Kid on guitar.   Released on Bandcamp, and all major streaming platforms via DistroKid. Released on Cave Records!

The Cave Recording Studio releases the AJ Crawdaddy Band’s third Indie Blues CD, “Steppin’ Out”! on Cave Records.

It goes to ELEVEN! Eleven power packed blues classics revisiting earlier original tunes with a renewed vigor and the production expertise and touch of Christoffer “Kid” Andersen, Producer. Pick up an advance Pre-Release copy on Bandcamp. Soon to be available at all Online Retailers via CD Baby! https://ajcrawdaddy.bandcamp.com/album/steppin-out

AJ Crawdaddy “Live” from Greaseland USA on, “Can’t Stop The Blues”!!

Produced at Greasland USA by Christoffer “Kid’ Andersen and performed “live’ via OBS Streaming software, an hour and eight minutes of blues as performed live an in person with Special Guest the multi talented, Derrick “D’mar” Martin on drums. Enjoy!! Baxter Robertson on Keys and Vocals, Jimmy Dewrance on Harmonica and Vocals and Angelo J Rossi on Guitar and vocals. Greg Jones on bass. Christoffer Lund Andersen plays some hot guitar as well. Nic Clark engineering the OBS Guerilla TV console! Enjoy!