“Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything.” ~ Plato

Jim Cruz, Guitarist​

I love writing music. I draw my inspiration from many things so consequently I'm hearing music in my head all of the time. Most times it's what I'm reflecting on, sometimes it's the environment around me (a nice beach or serene scenery will always do it for me), sometimes it's a mood or emotion, or even a feeling of gratitude. Other times it's a groove that I heard or have buzzing around in my head. Either way the inspiration comes, it cries to be birthed into tangible sounds.​​

The audio performances below have been with my last jazz trio Alchemia, fellow musicians, or songs that I composed and recorded using midi equipment, and playing guitar, bass and some keyboard. Some of these are old pieces, and some are rough and raw ideas recorded while in development. More recordings will be added periodically.​  
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