Each year Edgar Cruz performs over 200 concerts and has played throughout America, Europe and South America. He has been a headliner at the prestigious Chet Atkins Guitar Festival in Nashville, TN since 1995 and is a strong icon at major festivals in Oklahoma. Those who have witnessed Cruz’s performance immediately become entranced at the precision, speed and complexity with which his fingers strike the strings of his guitar to create a symphony of sound unusual to just one instrument. Cruz offers an incredible live repertoire of “The Greatest Hits of the Guitar.” Audience interaction, participation, clapping, singing, dancing, snapping, “oles and yee-haws” are all encouraged. Seventeen CDs and 2 DVDs are currently available. They cover moods from Latin, Classical, International, Rock, Jazz, Mariachi, Romantic, Christmas and originals. Future works include a Live Video and more recordings of the fore mentioned.
Edgar Cruz has been named the Oklahoma’s Top Performing Artist and/or Acoustic Guitarist for over ten years by the Oklahoma Gazette. He has received numerous civic acknowledgments for his contributions to various charitable events. He also performs a wide variety of bookings including Concerts, Festivals, Weddings, Receptions, Banquets, Schools, Churches, Conventions, Fiestas, Memorials or any special occasion. Edgar holds a Bachelor of Music in Guitar Performance from Oklahoma City University. His YouTube video of ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ got over 14,000,000 hits worldwide before being removed.
Announced on: August 2nd, 2012
Jade Williams '11 - phone: (607) 735-1853 - email: firstname.lastname@example.org