Nick Trujillo is an author, singer-songwriter, and independent music publisher based in Sacramento, California. He has recorded tracks in Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Nashville, and Sacramento. Nick Trujillo Music offers vocal and instrumental tracks and cues for TV, film, advertising, and other uses. Nick can also compose original tracks for your specific needs. You can find a sample of the catalogue on the MUSIC page. For information about the musicians, singers, producers, and studios, go to the TALENT section on the ABOUT page. Thanks for visiting Nick Trujillo Music!

Bill Trujillo’s “Vegas”...

Bill Trujillo’s new album, “Vegas,” will be released on Tuesday, October 23rd. Four of the tracks, including the cool “Bossa Nico,” were recorded at the Las Vegas studio of Garrett Hypes, a baritone sax player and owner of saxophone.com. Trujillo, 82, and a quartet of veteran Vegas musicians including Howard Agster (drums), Tom McDermott (guitar), Bob Sachs (bass), and Ronnie Simone (piano) recorded additional tracks at Digital Insights Recording in Vegas. The CD was mastered at Moonlight Studios in Los Angeles. You can hear the album by...

“Telle est la Question” on S...

“Telle est la Question,” Gory Bateson’s rock song about kissing in France, was featured on Jolene’s playlist on KISW in Seattle, along side Green Day and Motley Crue. The song was co-written by French storyteller Robin Recours and Swedish guitarist Emil Rohbe. An international effort, and a cool (and funny) song! You can see Jolene’s playlist at the link below. Thank you...

84-Year-Old Records Debut Single

Eighty-four-year old “Uncle Chuck” Trujillo has recorded his debut single, an acid jazz song called “Vegas” about the Rat Pack era of Sin City. Chuck performs lead vocals on the quirky song in a Tony Bennett style, and Chuck’s son Christopher came up with the trippy Frank Zappa-ish melody. Chuck’s nephew Nick produced the track. Nick hired L.A. musicians Jeff Lewis and David Vasquez for keyboards and horns along with jazz and soul singers Cathy Segal-Garcia and Irene Cathaway for background vocals. The recording was mixed and mastered...

Jazz Great Bill Trujillo Added to Catalo...

BILL TRUJILLO may be my father, but he is also a jazz legend, performing in the bands of Woody Herman, Lalo Guerrero, Bill Russo, Charlie Barnet, and, most notably, Stan Kenton, for whom he soloed on “Men from Mars” and “Walking Shoes.” Like many jazz musicians of that era, Bill moved to Las Vegas in 1960 and played in show orchestras at the Tropicana, Flamingo, Thunderbird, Dunes and others behind Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Peggy Lee, Tony Bennett, and many other stars. Bill has released two CDs, “It’s Tru” and “It’s Still Tru,” and...

Gory Bateson Releases Second CD, “That i...

Gory Bateson has released his second CD, titled “That is (Still) the Question.” He had a CD Release Party at The Torch Club in Sacramento in July, then performed in Stockholm and Ostersund later that month while on his Scandinavian “That is (Still) the Question” Tour. You can buy the new (and old) albums at CD Baby, Amazon, I-Tunes, Spotify, and all the usual places. Or just click on the...

“Party at My House” on Best Western Hote...

The instrumental for Nick’s original soft rock/pop song “Party at My House” is being used for the video tour of San Diego’s Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel and Marina. To check out the song, go to their website below and take the tour. . ....