“A rare, real writer” ~ Bruce Iglauer, Alligator Records
“Truly one of the most unique of bluesmen plying his trade today” ~ Downbeat Magazine
About Tas Cru
Yes Tas Cru is indeed unique amongst his contemporaries. Why? Above all else Tas Cru is a magnificent songwriter. “He is a real writer,” says Alligator Records head, Bruce Iglauer – with fresh melodies, and his trademark well-crafted lyrics that serve his songs more than a race to reach the guitar solo!” With five albums in the last seven years, this seasoned songwriter-singer-guitarist has a repertoire of well over 100 original songs .
Tas is based out of Central New York and performs in multiple formats ranging from a six-piece backing band to solo acoustic. He sings and plays a wide variety of guitars - at home on either electric, acoustic, resonator or cigar box. Tas tours extensively throughout the US and international touring includes Europe and Canada. He has recorded with several blues-roots contemporaries including Mike Zito ,Bruce Katz, Anne Harris, Victor Wainwright, and Anthony Geraci. Tas is a Delaney Guitars (Austin TX) endorsed artist and is signed to Subcat Records, Syracuse NY. and is represented by Anne Bello Productions and in Europe by Martin Scheschonka (Electric Blues Bash).
Tas Cru Bands in Town Calendar
“Tas put on a great performance at my 2023 festival He really got the crowd on their feet! They loved him! Tas Cru is a true professional and a pleasure to work with. I look forward to his return to the Boogie. ” - Brad Benton
— Producer/Founder White Mountain Boogie N' Blues
“Tas delivers 100% on stage with his thoughtful selection of material, his ear catching arrangements, his skillful guitar work and vocals, and his tasteful interaction with his audience. Tas is a joy to work with from beginning to end!” - Bonnie Tallman
— Billtown Blues Fest