Jim Crozier brings an engaging show of originals and carefully curated covers to the venue with a style he calls Edgy Blues and Twisted Americana. Among the songwriters he calls from are Tom Waits, Aaron Nevell, Leonard Cohen, Bobby Charles, Rodney Crowell, and Gram Parsons. His rhythm is strong and voice driving and heart felt.
Jim Crozier is presenting his music like he was twenty again; leading his own band, writing for various ensembles, producing shows, and now back to music full time after a long career in Government IT. Jim has always been a songwriter. He got his first guitar a year before the Beatles were on the Ed Sullivan Show and picked up the bass soon after. While engaged as the musical director at a summer theater, he wrote some music for an off-Broadway musical, "Touch" - the original cast album was nominated for a Grammy. After earning a degree in Music Composition from the FSU School of Music, he continued to live and work in the Tallahassee area, playing bass with everyone. In 2007, he released his album "Down to the Village" available at CDBaby.com.
Jim is presently beginning work on another CD of his own Blues and Americana that he expects to release early in 2014. Of local interest, he was a founding member of the popular dance band, ACME Rhythm and Blues, and a long time member of the classic big band, Tallahassee Swing. Jim is also part of the new band, the Kenzie Report which features the original Blues, Jazz, and Americana of Jim Crozier, Jimi McKenzie, and Steffi Tassos.