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Versatile. Accomplished. Legendary. Jonathan Cruz aka DJ Shortkut is driven by passion for every genre of music. Shortkut began his career in San Francisco, California in 1987 as a mobile DJ, progressing on to competing in World DJ Championships since 1993. He has established himself as a professional DJ & global jet setter showcasing his trend setting performances.
DJ Shortkut, is a member of 3 of the most influential DJ crews in history: The Invisibl Skratch Piklz, Beat Junkie Sound & The Triple Threat DJs. As a seasoned veteran in battle DJ competitions, he is responsible for birthing new techniques & innovations to the turntablist culture, while maintaining dance floors internationally playing the latest in music spanning countless genres.
At the forefront of DJ culture & technology, Shortkut is a featured brand ambassador for the world’s leading DJ software company, Serato, and also collaborates frequently for marketing campaigns with clients such as Intel, Adidas, Nike, GAP, Red Bull, Casio, Roland, Wing Stop, IBM, Pioneer DJ & GoPro Music.
Bookings have kept Shortkut trotting the globe to an average of 20+ countries annually with performances at renowned events that include: Coachella, Bonaroo Festival, The Boiler Room, The Do-Over, and a resident on Damian Marley’s Welcome to Jamrock Reggae Cruise & numerous festivals around the world.
In 2021, Shortkut keeps up his presence thru the pandemic on the Twitch streaming platform, showcasing his signature DJ skills 5 nights a week to a worldwide audience and providing virtual entertainment for private bookings.
His diverse selection in music, combined with his turntablist roots and a dedicated work ethic, Shortkut establishes himself as one of the most sought after talents in the entertainment & music industry.