Album Just Like Medicine considered for Grammy nomination
Croce: Two Generations of American Music features a complete set of classics by his father Jim Croce, some of his own tunes off his newest album Just Like Medicine, and songs that influenced both him and his father. The show often includes such timeless songs as "Operator," "You Don't Mess Around with Jim," "Workin' At the Car Wash Blues," "Rapid Roy (The Stock Car Boy)," "One Less Set of Footsteps," "Lovers Cross," and "Box #10," to name a few.
A.J. Croce is a multi-instrumentalist roots-rock artist, known for his boogie-woogie piano playing reminiscent of Dr. John. He has recorded eight studio albums for both major and indie labels in 23 years as a professional artist and musician. His music incorporates pop, blues, folk, and jazz, and has charted on seven radio charts including Top 40.
He's shared the stage with many notable artists including James Brown, Willie Nelson, Bela Fleck, co-written songs with greats like Leon Russell, and been produced by legends like the late Allen Toussaint.
A.J. Croce re-released his highly successful album, That's Me in the Bar, on the year of its 20th anniversary. With his unique jazz piano stylings and blues-tinged voice, the 12-track album established Croce as a singular artistic force in 1995. The rerelease features a bonus track, "If You Want Me to Stay," recorded 20 years ago but locked in the vault until now.
The son of legendary singer-songwriter Jim Croce, A.J.'s career began with his first tour at age 18 opening up for B.B. King. In the span of a 20+-year career, A.J. has headlined festivals, concerts and major listening venues worldwide. He has been seen and heard on shows including Jay Leno, David Letterman, Conan O'Brien, Austin City Limits, Good Morning America, E!, and CNN.