“Friday Latino Live” gig rocked

Thanks to Freddy Peralta (KY Trade Computers) for making “Friday Latino Live” happen in Downtown Lexington KY! Great show!

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Official “Romances Latinos” CD Release Party

Performing the official “Romances Latinos” show at “Friday Latina Live”, July 31st at the Lexington, KY Downtown Pavilion. The Kentucky Salsa Allstars and Irisneyda will also be performing and they are awesome! Come party w...

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Nice Comment from WJMX Boston

Hi Rusty, We are honored to be broadcasting your BRILLIANT MUSIC at WJMX-DB Smooth Jazz Boston. smoothjazzboston

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Reviews for Amazon and CDBaby

Hi friends, If you love “Romances Latinos” half as much as I loved producing and lucky enough to play with the awesome musicians, please post a review at Amazon and CDBaby. Without you, this type of music doesn’t get produced.  R...

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Lee Underwood Review

Hey, Rusty, Was dazzled right from the first track on. Love the sound of your tenor saxophone (which you were not playing when we were back in Santa Fe, if I recall correctly — just the alto, yes?). Great passion in every note; wonderfully lyrical...

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MidWest Record Entertainment Review

MIDWEST RECORD ENTERTAINMENT Reviews, News, and Old News RUSTY CRUTCHER/Romances Latinos: Are you up for some smooth jazz takes on classic Latin pop/love songs, all of which are sure to be older than you are? Don’t go rolling your eyes at me, youn...

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Endorsement deal for Harry Hartmann Fiberreed signed and delivered!

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Smooth Jazz Vibes Feature

Rusty Crutcher: Romances Latinos Posted on April 10, 2015 by Peter Boehi in Smooth Jazz News Veteran Saxophonist And Renaissance Man Shares His Passion For The World’s Most Beautiful Latin Love Songs On His Latest Recording, “Romances ...

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Keith Richard “The World of Smooth Jazz”

Debuting our first teaser on The World of Smooth Jazz! Owner Keith Richard would also like to drop a track or two into his mixes; this is great, as it places you immediately alongside the contemporary Smooth Jazz leaders! Link your site’s news pag...

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“Romances Latinos” OUT TODAY!

Romances Latinos hits the music outlets and radio stations today.  Please request to hear it on your favorite jazz or alternative radio station. Tell your friends. Thank you so much for all the support and love to bring this music to life. Thank y...

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Potential Cannonball Saxophone Endorsement

The Cannonball Saxophone Folks are considering me for an endorsement of their horns. I play an old Silver Bell Super 20 tenor and have for 25 years. I also have a Selmer, but prefer the sound of the Super 20, but the horn is pitchy and a bit clunk...

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Sax Reed Endorsement

Harry Hartmann, makers of the Fiberreed offered me an endorsement last week. Fibbereeds are a premier synthetic reed that are very consistent, looooooong lasting, and responsive over the entire range of the saxophone. They work every time you pick...

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Music is Service

Being charitable is often the most powerful when it’s simple and exposes who you are. I feel sometimes I’ve missed the boat as an artist. Seeking perfection has kept me cloistered in practice, thought, and detail. Though I’ve pla...

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St. Peter Claver Mass

Lately I’ve had the privilege to play during Mass services at St. Peter Claver Catholic church.  I have to say it’s the only Gospel Catholic Church I’ve ever experienced. Father Norman is an Awesome person.

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Romances Release is Coming Together

To say Romances Latinos was a work of love is an understatement. I actually started choosing the music and working on the arrangements in 2002. Wow, that’s hard to believe. Needless to say there were many stop and goes during the progress le...

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Land Owner Wind Farm Development Videos

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Recording Romances Latinos

To say Romances Latinos was a work of love is an understatement. I actually started choosing the music and working on the arrangements in 2002. Wow, that’s hard to believe. Needless to say there were many stop and goes during the progress le...

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Emerald Green Sound Productions

The color green is most often associated with vibrancy, life force, growth, purification, healing, and vitality.  At “Emerald Green Sound” we focus on these qualities in music, and strive to bring you the finest recordings available; music that uplifts; disengages the busy mind;  invigorates creativity, enhances integration; and stimulates  the awareness of innate wholeness.

Sacred Sites Series and Quiet Music

Music, like a pilgrimage to a sacred site, can help us remember in the deepest sense that all beings are sacred and indeed all spaces in form and formless are sacred.Our intersection with the formless is my goal for this music.

Smooth Jazz Series

Upbeat Jazz with melodic funky grooves. The heart is still there but so is the grease. emeraldsoundlogo
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