B i o g r a p h y


Angelo J Rossi, aka “AJ Crawdaddy” is an American  Guitarist.  Born in Palo Alto, California and a long time Bay Area performing artist, AJ  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 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 as well legendary record producers Tom Dowd, Bill Schnee and Jim Gains.  His love of music performance is infectious and his presentation of the Blues genre, authentic, energetic and fun for the listener. You can check out his latest releases, "Steppin' Out",  "Slow Cookin'" and "Vaporized" on Bandcamp and on the "Recordings" header on this page!


https://open.spotify.com/album/2tNGH45CkTTExcGGDrUSMh "Vaporized" 2015

https://open.spotify.com/album/2DebfF4eBagNwRck22UYfh "Slow Cookin'"2017

https://open.spotify.com/artist/0P6MkozGRAQtez1iOXkNyB "Steppin' Out" 2020

Photo by Julie Jahns


Angelo J Rossi

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AJ Crawdaddy & Friends is L/R Baxter Robertson, Angelo J Rossi, Jim Dewrance, Peter Booras, Greg Jones, Michael Peloquin & Marcel Marchetti             

(Photo by Rosalinda Carrilo)

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