Since graduating from the University of North Texas, Mr. Cruz has been active with recording, producing, arranging, and performing with various jazz, rock, world, R&B and classical music artists all over the world. His production and arranging work has been recognized and acclaimed by Billboard, Downbeat, Vibe and Rolling Stone magazines
Reflect by Curtis Fowlkes & Catfish Corner
Source: All Music Guide
Trombonist Fowlkes & keyboardist/co-producer Ted Cruz have a pretty
good concept on how to juice
up modern mainstream and contemporary jazz modes. Toss in a little
Fender Rhodes piano, some hot
house horns, an occasional funky twist or hard swinging beats and you
have Catfish Corner. Fowlkes
and Cruz are joined by the quite substantial contributions of alto
saxophonist Sam Furnace, trumpeter
Russ Johnson, bassist Carlos Henderson and drummer J.T. Lewis. Their
collective sounds cross many
improvisational demarcations, but is rooted in the post-bop originality of
New York, NY
Willing to teach
Advanced students only.
$75 an hour.
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