Thread: Jason Crosby

raydrums - 12/15/2003 at 06:13 AM

Many of you may know Jason from Oteil's band. He has been playing in Susan Tedeschi's band for the last few years, and has just started touring with Robert Randolph & The Family Band. He is a fine keyboard & violin player, who hails from Long Island. Check out his latest release, Four Chords and Seven Notes Ago. "This album is packaged with a DVD that contains two different mixes of the album, hours of recording session video, interviews, sheet music, violin lessons, and more."

Players include Derek Trucks, Oteil Burbridge, Kebbi Williams, Shannon McNally, Susan Tedeschi, Jeff Sipe, Marc Quinones, and tons more!

You can find out more here...

raydrums - 1/31/2004 at 06:11 AM

Jason Crosby
Four Chords And Seven Notes Ago
Jeff Snipe and Dave Diamond - Drums
Media Type: CD

On Four Chords..., Jason Crosby shines on keys, trumpet, and violin, and his playing and writing combines the eclectic flair and sophistication of the new Southern fusion. Drummers JEFF SIPE and DAVE DIAMOND are game for all the different spins: The first three songs veer from avant-garde to smooth Southern soul to Zappa-ish Latin, yet somehow the stew works. Diamond’s sticking on "Out Of The Box" is pure Headhunters funk, laying perfectly with Crosby’s clavinet. And Sipe is a premier jamming, conjuring drummer who can burn on a dime ("Bumblebutt"), sneak in the subtle licks ("Georgie’s Conscience"), and lay down a mean groove ("Love’s In Need").

Robin Tolleson

March 2004 Modern Drummer Magazine

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