Winner of the Phoenix Blues Society's Blues Challenge (2018, 2019 and 2021) and finalist in The Blues Foundation's  "International Blues Challenge" for 2019 and will be competing in the IBC’s on May 6-9, 2022!


Former bassist for Grammy Award winner James Cotton and Lucky Peterson, CROS has shared the stage with a number of accomplished artists in a variety of genres; alternative rock group Inflatable Soule, rap group Cypress Hill, blues,R&B and jazz artists Koko Taylor, Buddy Guy, Marcus Miller, Hubert Sumlin, B.B. King, James Brown, Otis Taylor, Shemekia Copeland, Otis Rush, Maria Muldaur, Ben Harper, Marcia Ball, Bernard Allison, Johnny Winter, Jimmy Johnson, Kenny Neal and numerous Jazz ensembles.


Blues Revue Magazine

“Cros is something worth watching!”


Chicago Sun-Times

“Mustang Sally!”



By fusing an amazing blend of music and experience over his career CROS brings an incredible and unique presence to every performance.  You will experience a multitude of feelings and emotions all while sitting back and enjoying the ride through a mixture of soul, funk, blues, rock, R&B and folk that will leave you satisfied but clamoring for more all at the same time!