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Javier Cruz aka J. Cruz Jaycruz
start his carreer as a musician in 1997 playing drums in local bands in Bogotá (Colombia). During this time he finds passion for the studio recording process blending latin rhytms, black (Funk, Hip Hop and soul) and electronic music at the time. His music search and evolution brought him to the art of djing and producing music as a solo artist getting as a result the opportunity to play in multiple clubs from Chile, Argentina, Denmark, Germany and Colombia. In September 2010 he has his first experience with the european crowd playing his tracks in My world images festival in Copenhagen, Roskilde, DENMARK. http://www.images.dk/arrangement/27
During this journey for about a decade Javier Cruz have played with Cohnny Jazz (Denmark), Dj Madmadame (Switzerland), Bitman, C-funk y Tea time (Chile), Capri (Argentina), Cero 39, Benjamin Diamond (Member of Startdust, France), Aeroplane (Belgium), Lindstrom (Norway), Seth Troxler (U.S.A), Surtek Collective (Chile), Diegors (Chile), LBCK (U.S.A), Dop (France), Slyde (U.K), Julian Sanza (Mar del Plata, Argentina), Mamacita (Chile). among others.
J. Cruz intricate eye for detail, established from his fine art and graphic design background, has been the driving force to success in latin american scene the past years. He has a unique intuitive dj style and an ability to read and surprise any crowd. His trendy and modern style is an original collage of Funk Music, Slow Mo, Minimal, Disco and electronic beats and silky undertones of early house, a journey that explores the soul, DiscoFunk, Salsoul and Mowtown-infused side of electronic music, all served up with a generous helping of the Harding twist.
J. Cruz is linving in Santiago de Chile now and he create with Inti Kunza the project called Kruz&Kunza, this project was the sensation in festivals like Primavera fauna 2012, they represent the underground sound in the Santiago parties and dancefloors.
Now in 2013 Jay is working alone in a new proyect called KRUZ with a new sound play and mix the sounds of earlys house music. https://soundcloud.com/kruzmusic-1
While performing J. Cruz physically transmits his energy to the audience, giving them little choice but to become physically involved.