Tomb of St. John, Selcuk Turkey

Tomb of St. John, Selcuk Turkey


“Not since Gato Barbieri’s “Europa,” have I heard such sensual saxophone playing! Our global audience is embracing Rusty Crutcher’s ROMANCES LATINOS. Apasionado!” Sandy Shore – President/Founder Global

Reviews for individual CDs are listed on web page for each title. Here are reviews about our music in general:
“…Outstanding masterpieces that quench the thirst of those who seek inspiration through music…. The music is of superior quality in terms of how the composer approaches the music and the effect it has on the listener.”

“This music is deeply moving, invoking the grand, awesome power of the physical world, and its sacredness. Use it for healing the emotional, physical self, for relaxing and inspiring awe. Recommended.”

“I would say that Rusty Crutcher has achieved something that no other musician has achieved and that is this special blend of natural sounds and music. He has succeeded wonderfully to aid the listener to remember and that’s important.”
– Atticus Geld, music critic, England

“Crutcher’s Sacred Sites Series carries us completely beyond what is familiar into the heart of a new kind of music, where the very stones themselves seem to sing.”

P1020380“We have here a master musician… They say that our universe is composed of music and if this be so, then the next greatest musician is Rusty Crutcher!”

“It is always a thrill to encounter the sensitive, evolutionary music of a well-rounded, multi-dimensional composer such a saxophonist/synthesist Rusty Crutcher….LOVE DANCE is.. lovingly intimate music, uncluttered by egoistic virtuosity, warm, gentle, heartfelt….MACHU PICCHU IMPRESSIONS awakens the heart to a deep sense of ancient spiritual serenity. Rich in harmonic fluidity, intimately lyrical melodies and soothing natural ambience… excellent music, sensitive, deep, uplifting, accessible to all….CHACO CANYON opens the heart to the wondrous healing powers of the Earth and to awesome grandeur of the eternal human spirit, shared by all peoples of every culture throughout every era – many voices, one heart. Spaciously serene, psycho-spiritually evocative, aesthetically potent – in a word – superb.”
– BODY MIND SPIRIT, Lee Underwood

“Rusty Crutcher is a unique artist with a gift for recording the essence of sacred sites.”

“This music has a feeling of integrity and authenticity…”
– Mark Freeman, Film/Video Studies Dept., PITZER COLLEGE

“Beyond a simple tapestry of sounds, Crutcher has desired to draw his inspiration from these exotic, marvelous places so that everyone may feel well and imagine himself at the heart of the sacred place. Great efforts have been made in recording these ambiences; one is surprised to find out that the mix of nature and music is homogeneous. Crutcher, a saxophonist, knows music. His compositions would displease no one.”

“I was taken by the beautiful sounds Crutcher created by capturing man and nature in harmony together.”
– Ben Rutgey, music critic


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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