Jazz and R&B guitarist, SaRon Crenshaw learned to play guitar at the age of ten, and while noted for his soulful voice and guitar work, he also made his living for a number of years playing bass.

Drawing inspiration from blues greats like BB King, Albert King, Albert Collins, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Buddy Guy, Crenshaw is a mainstay player in the New York tri-state region. He has shared the stage with many top recording artists, including Lee Fields, Roy Roberts, Denise LaSalle, Bubby Rush, Jessie James, Tyrone Davis and Chuck Roberson.

He currently leads his own (SaRon Crenshaw Band) band, and is a member of the Harlem Blues Project, as well.

He performs regularly at the famed Terra Blues Club on Bleecker Street in the heart of Greenwich Village, NYC.

SaRon Crenshaw was inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame on September 25, 2011 as “Great Blues Artist from New York”.

© September 2011
Photos: Susan O'Kane