He's a way strong drummer, and every time I catch him, I jot a note to self: "Find out more about Cruz." One thing's for sure, crisp polyrhythms and an urge to mess with the norm sit front and center in his workwhich, this time out, is created by a sextet that illustrates the level of uniquely skilled yet under-heralded talent in the local jazz trenches these days.
Tue., Jan. 5, 10 p.m., 2010
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