The modern era of music has given way to enigmas and artists of all shapes and forms who break the norm of what we have come to expect as far as what an artist truly is. Jone Ruiz is one such artist that epitomizes the essence of the modern era. A multi-talented guitarist from Puerto Rico. Jone is making music that is thoughtful, conscious, and driven by a desire to motivate, inspire, comfort, and spread love and joy to all those that hear it.
Jone is a classical guitarist that is creating video game music covers on guitar. He is a holder of a Master’s degree from the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee and also attained a Bachelor’s Degree in Classical Guitar from the Interamerican University. He has performed nationally in Puerto Rico and has participated in different competitions around the United States. His academic background makes him the perfect tutor to both aspiring and seasoned guitar players, and Jone has several tutorials available. He runs a YouTube channel dedicated to video game music on guitar. Also, a Patreon Page, where he connects with lovers of guitar and video game music or simply want a different service or special request. He is also an avid blogger, writing on topics such as videogame music as well as guitar and sound equipment. This period of evolution led to the growth of Jone Ruiz’s creativity and undeniable talent. He has ultimately developed a style of playing guitar that is transparent, daring, and full of hope. Reflective of his experiences thought, and ambitions, turning pain into purpose and lessons into studio sessions.
Jone Ruiz has had a vast array of musical influences however, he accredits his music’s pivotal influences to Linda Chellouf and Rene Izquierdo, whom he studied through his degrees. He had the opportunity to play in masterclasses for artists such as Jorge Caballero, Ana Vidovic, Berta Rojas, Martha Masters, Thomas Kirchhoff, Adam Holzman, Jose Antonio Escobar, Valerie Hartzell, and Steve Lin. This all culminates in Jone Ruiz producing a musical experience that is enjoyable, easy-going, and fun but still seeks to provoke thought. Jone Ruiz uses his guitar playing as a vehicle to express his perspectives and tell stories. His overarching ambition is to connect with people through his music. To create an immersive and emotive experience and an outlet for people to enjoy their favorite game themes and score on the guitar.
Jone Ruiz has covered from games like The Legend of Zelda, Pokémon, Mario, and more in his repertoire. He will be releasing more music on his Spotify, YouTube, and Patreon that will showcase his guitar skills in a uniquely constructed piece of musical artistry. His music exhibits not only his versatility and prowess but will surely cement his style and pave the way for the varied expressions of his musical ideas and artistic craft. This is the music that will push the boundaries of our perception and inspire and drive us to introspective conversations. It’s the music that may not change the world but can change the people in the world. Subscribe and follow Jone on YouTube, Patreon, and Spotify