A graduate from the prestigious University Of British Columbia Music Program in Vancouver, Canada, Joe Cruz is a Los Angeles based songwriter, composer, and producer. Joe most recently garnered placements on the Carly Rae Jepsen album Emotions. The songs - "Warm Blood" and "I Didn't Just Come Here To Dance" - were both co-written with Carly Rae.
Joe has also been working with with platinum selling Swedish pop songstresses Molly Sanden (Sony) & Cazzi Opeia, Rozzi Crane (222 Records), and Amy Stroup (Secret Road), among others. He has had many film and TV placements throughout his twenty-plus years in the music industry, and has been nominated for several awards in Canada.
An award-winning composer, Joe has scored music for films and TV shows, including Flash Gordon (Sci-Fi) and The Impello Films Elvis Presley biopic Protecting The King. As a sideman, he has performed and toured with many artists, including Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter Sarah McLachlan on The Tonight Show, CBS' Early Show, Ellen, Good Morning America, AOL Sessions, and the Rockefeller Tree Lighting ceremony and concert on NBC.
View more of PEN Music Group's Roster: