For Management & Promotional or Blues Education Programs

Contact: Vinny Marini - tascru@musiconthecouch.com or 609.731.3034

Songwriter, Singer, Guitarist, Performer, Cigar Box Wiz, Educator

TAS CRU

Facts About Tas Cru:

  • Simmered & Stewed

    • Released November 2016​

    • Three songs listed on BB King Bluesville "Rack Of Blues" on Sirius/XM for 10 weeks

    • Appeared on the Fall Concert Series on BB King Bluesville on Sirius/XM

    • Appeared on Living Blues Album Chart

    • Spent 33 weeks on Roots Music Report Blues Album Chart

  • You Keep The Money

    • Living Blues Album Chart - February 2015 - Debuts at #2

    • Living Blues Album Chart - #40 Album - 2015

    • Roots Music Report Blues Album & Single Charts - Album & Title Song DEBUT at #1

    • Roots Music Report Blues Album Chart - You Keep The Money #3 Album - 2015

  • 2014 Keeping The Blues Alive Award Recipient - Education from The Blues Foundation, Memphis, TN

  • 2015 - Honored with a signed guitar which now hangs above the stage at Rum Boogie Cafe, Memphis, TN 

 

What Others Have Said About Tas Cru:

 

  • "Tas Cru brings creativity and originality to the contemporary Blues scene" - Jon Kleinman, Living Blues Magazine 

  • "Hitting on all eight, this (Simmered & Stewed) is certainly one of the smokingest hot records of the year. Smokingly well done throughout". - Chris Spector, Midwest Record

  • "Cru has had the idea for re-working these songs for “Simmered And Stewed” in the back of his mind for quite some time.  And, just like a great food dish, taking the time to do ’em up right makes it all worthwhile!" - Sheryl and Don Crow, The Nashville Blues Society.

  • “...a rare, real writer" - Bruce Iglauer, founder & president - Alligator Records

  • "This (You Keep The Money) is a really good CD from top to bottom.  Each song gives us something to savor and latch on to.  Cru delivers a fine dozen new songs and his renditions are all spot on.  I enjoyed this CD and think that blues fans everywhere will, too!" - Steve Jones, Blues Blast Magazine

  • "Tas Cru is one of the best talents I’ve heard." - Richard Ludemere, Making A Scene

  • "His songs are blues poetry - crafted with rare verbal flair and his ability to cast a   memorable hook is magical!" – Downbeat Magazine

  • "A welcome dose of wry wit" - Blues Revue

  • "The vivacity and sheer joy with which Cru plays is intoxicating " - Living Blues

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