The 2017 album, Drivin', contains all original material by Crenshaw composed over the last few years, incorporating influences from country-western music as well as R&B. The inspiration for Drivin' came when Crenshaw bought a vintage Cadillac, which he says, "would run for two or three weeks before it predictably broke down, costing me a fortune." The result was the title track, and a double record set of long format, live-feel blues, imagined to a backdrop of traveling the road with his beloved "Lucille" model Gibson (signed personally by B.B. King). Crenshaw has consistently been described in superlatives. Drivin' is available for purchase and download on Amazon, iTune and CDbaby.
Drivin' Front cover web Tom Larsen - rhythm guitar
Jimmy Odum - bass guitar
Eric Finland - organ and piano
Jordan Rose - drums
Wayne Tucker - trumpet
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With the exception of horn parts, which were arranged and recorded at Avidon Audio Labs, the entire album consists of live, contiguous takes, done with no additional editing, overdubbing or pitch correction, and was mixed and recorded by producer/engineer Dev Avidon, using almost exclusively analog tools. The resulting sound stays true to the performance feel of live blues.
 
 
SaRon's 2009 live recording CD "Tight, Cranky & Loose" is available for purchase where he performs, also available for purchase and download on Amazon, iTune and CDbaby. Click on the titles below for sample listening.
  SaRon Crenshaw - lead vocals & guitar

Al Levy - bass & background vocals

Barry Harrison - drums & background vocals

Bob Schlesinger - keyboards


1. Tight, Cranky & Loose
(written by SaRon Crenshaw)

2. Still Around (written by Robert Cray)

3. Built For Comfort (written by Willie Dixon)

4. You're Gonna Need Me (written by Albert King)

5. Guitar Man (written by SaRon Crenshaw)

6. I Can't Hear Nothin' But The Blues (written by Albert King)

7. Let's Straitin' It Out (written by Latimore)

8. Hey Baby Please Come Home (written by SaRon Crenshaw)

 

 

Live recording of SaRon Crenshaw band performing at Long Branch outdoor summer concert on Jul 12, 2009, part of the Jersey Shore Jazz & Blues concert series.

 

Voodo Child & Hey Joe medley

Oye Como Va

Right next door

 

SaRon Crenshaw - lead vocals & guitar

Al Levy - bass & background vocals

Barry Harrison - drums & background vocals

Bob Schlesinger - keyboards

Richie Lee- trumpet

Thomas Hutchings - saxophone

Santos Thomas - trombone

 

 

Live recording of SaRon Crenshaw band performing at Red Bank Festival 2007:

 

Honey what's wrong (original)

Don't let the green grass fool you

Before you accuse me

SaRon Crenshaw (guitar & vocals)

 Junior Mack (guitar & vocals)

Jerry Dugger (bass & vocals)

Barry Harrison (drums & vocals)

Mathias (keyboards).

 

 

SaRon plays the Blues with a Soul twist, a strong sensation you cannot avoid when you hang out in the space where he performs. Over the years SaRon has performed with numerous wonderful musicians and the experience helped making this "soul twist" more and more strong. Here are some arrangements of music that carry the taste of SaRon a few years back:

 

Recorded in 2003:

C-smooth (written by George Benson)

Daddy o (written by Joyce Cooling)

Summertime (Jazz standard)

 

 

Fred McFarland - Keyboard

Scott Jordan - Drums

Mel Taylor - Saxophone

Dave Nunez - Keyboard

 

Studio recordings of Universal Sound Band in 2002, songs from CD "Bits & Pieces"
 I'll play the blues for you

Members only

SaRon's Boogie

Rainy night in Georgia

Quest for Louie

For the love of you

Slide away

Still called the blues

Cheating in the next room

 

SaRon Crenshaw (guitar & vocals)

Leroy Owens (drums & vocals)

Butch Waters (rhythm guitar & background vocals)

Curtis Folks (bass guitar & background vocals)

Mel Taylor (saxophone)

Mark Randolph (keyboards)