About

Hi there!

Welcome to my blog and thanks alot for stopping by! I hope you enjoy the posts here and feel free to leave your comments or enquiries.

Just a very brief introduction of myself:

I am a dedicated and hardworking freelance professional drummer of 10 years experience available for live gigs, studio recordings, and drum lessons.

My area of expertise in the music business are:

1) Drumset, Percussion, Backing Vocals for live and studio work.
2) Guiding newbies on the drumset by providing them essential tools that help prepare them for playing in bands as well as developing their own musical voice on the instrument.

Teaching Resume:

Yamaha Music School (February 2007 to July 2007)

Ossia Music School (September 2008 to November 2012)

Rhythm House (September 2009 to November 2012, concurrent with my teaching tenure at Ossia Music School)

Private Teaching Practice (November 2012 to present)

Performance Resume:

Singapore Armed Forces Band (served as vocation during National Service)

Withered Tree (Original Progressive Rock/Grunge Band)

Dorian Roach And The Cruzers (Classic Rock Covers Band)

RockSoulFusion (RSF) (Corporate Party Band)

The Inter-Minds (Jazz/Fusion)

Skunk Jive (Electric and Traditional Blues Band)

The Gladstones (Independent Pop Artists)

PLATE (Independent Alternative Rock band)

The High Rollers (Evergreens/Oldies/Classic Rock/Country covers band)

The Black Monolith (Hard Rock)

The Ninth Order formerly Seattle Sound (Top 40’s Covers Band / Pop-Rock originals)

Platinum and Gold (Social Dance and Ballroom Dance band)

City Swing Big Band (Big Band Jazz)

Opening for the Bellamy Brothers on 23rd January 2017 at the Kallang Theatre as drummer with The Revival Band

TV Performance(s):

My Squad Is Better Than Yours TV Show by Mediacorp’s Channel 5: https://youtu.be/p1x_D15piks

Recording Resume (featuring officially released recordings as of to date):

Sunny Deo And The Ninth Order “Mystic String”:

https://www.cdbaby.com/cd/sunnydeoandtheninthorder

Plate “Tear Down This Marketplace”:

platemusic.bandcamp.com

Black Monolith:

http://theblackmonolith.bandcamp.com/track/tommy-icarus

Lin Yin Liang:

 

I also perform as a freelance musician for weddings, dinner and dances, and other private functions.

Other tidbits of info you might like to know:

Other areas of interest: Socio-Politics, Writing, History, Archaeology, Marketing, Audio Engineering for Music and Film, Movies, Psychology

Some of my favourite bands/artists: Cream, The Jimi Hendrix Experience, Deep Purple, Led Zeppelin, Grand Funk Railroad, Eric Clapton, Jack Bruce, Jaco Pastorius, James Brown, Tower of Power, The Allman Brothers Band, Steely Dan, Santana, Sting, The Police, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Who, Miles Davis, Mahavishnu Orchestra, Weather Report, Toto, Them Crooked Vultures, and much more.

Some of my favourite drummers: Ian Paice, John Bonham, Don Brewer, Mitch Mitchell, Ginger Baker, Peter Rivera, Ringo Starr, Keith Moon, Stewart Copeland, Steve Gadd, David Garibaldi, Chad Smith, Keith Carlock, Brian Blade, Buddy Rich, Elvin Jones, Tony Williams, Billy Cobham, Manu Katche, Dave Weckl, Simon Phillips, Dave Grohl, and much more.

Contact Information For Enquiries On My Music Services:

https://jasoncruzdrums.wordpress.com/2014/05/02/contact-information-for-drumset-lessons-studio-recordings-live-gigs/

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