Croce Plays Croce features a complete set of classics by AJ’s father, Jim Croce, some of his own tunes, 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, One Less Set of Footsteps, and Bad Bad Leroy Brown, to name a few. AJ Croce is a multi-instrumentalist roots-rock artist, known for his boogie-woogie piano playing reminiscent of Dr. John. 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, and co-written with greats like Leon Russell.