Songwriter Bio April 2017
Jim Crozier – Edgy Blues and Twisted Americana
Jim Crozier is a singer, songwriter, and bassist living and working in the Tallahassee, Florida area. His latest release is titled “What You Want” released in March 2017. Since October 2013 he has been the host and producer of a weekly invitational jam known as “The Wednesday Night Lab Session” which has featured dozens of North Florida musicians – http://jimcrozier.com/lab/.
Jim Crozier brings a strong rhythm and driving, heart felt voice to a style he calls Edgy Blues and Twisted Americana. Among the songwriters he admires are Tom Waits, Aaron Neville, Leonard Cohen, Bobby Charles, Rodney Crowell, and Gram Parsons.
Jim Crozier is now back to music full time after a long career in Government IT. 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 in 1972. 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 many local ensembles including jazz quartets, blues bands, and a classic big band. In 2007, he released his album “Down to the Village”. While working on another recording project, he released a few singles along the way which are available on all popular digital downl
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