Artist Mentors

John Cruz, Artist Mentor

Hawaiian singer-songwriter John Cruz engages audiences with rich storytelling through songs ranging from Hawaiian to blues, folk, R&B and more. Cruz is both a GRAMMY® and Nā Hōkū Hanohano Award-winner. Captivating guitar playing, soulful vocals and a compassionate, genuine heart make Cruz one of Hawaii’s most beloved artists. On stage, he fully embodies every song with this alluring energy translating to his acclaimed albums, ‘Acoustic Soul’ (one of the best selling Hawaii records of all time) and ‘One of These Days’ (bowed at #4 on Billboard’s World Music chart) which today are streamed by millions of listeners every year. John Cruz is currently prepping the release of new music - a single entitled “It’s Time To Build A Bridge,” which will be available in December 2021.

Visit John's website to learn more!