Adam Cruz

An undeniable creative force on the international jazz scene for the last two decades, drummer and composer Adam Cruz is best known for his work with Danilo Perez, Steve Wilson, David Sanchez and Edward Simon. Born in New York City in 1970, Cruz worked extensively with saxophonist David Sanchez and the Mingus Big Band during the 1990’s

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One of the most respected young musicians in New York, [Cruz is] profoundly locked in, shifting easily from straight-ahead swing to funk patterns and Latin rhythms. —The New York Times

Drummer Adam Cruz pairs flawless technique and a crystalline touch with a level of prophetic intuition that is awe-inspiring —Modern Drummer

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