Aaron Lee Tasjan: Crooked River Burning

After paying his dues and learning the ropes, Aaron Lee Tasjan finally decided he was ready to release his first EP, Crooked River Burning, in 2014.

After Aaron Lee Tasjan won an award for performing a selection from the Duke Ellington songbook at New York’s Lincoln Center, he was offered a scholarship to the esteemed Berklee College of Music. But like many others, the party lifestyle became more of a priority than his studies, so Tasjan left for Brooklyn and a band called Semi-Precious Weapons. From there, he had stints playing guitar for the New York Dolls and Drivin 'N' Cryin. All along Tasjan wrote songs and played solo gigs in-between being a hired hand. After paying his dues and learning the ropes, he finally decided he was ready to make a go of it alone and released this first EP, Crooked River Burning, on Rockwood Music Hall Recordings. 
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