Hello, I am Tim Ruiz.

I’m the bassist for the Grammy winning Latin band, La Mafia. I play electric bass, acoustic bass, keyboard bass, acoustic and electric guitar.  My primary focus is playing electric bass, and I’ve recently received an endorsement with Fender.

La Mafia has had many Billboard Top 100 hits in a variety of Latin music genres, including Hot Latin, Latin Regional Mexican and Latin Pop . Specifically, La Mafia is known for establishing ourselves in the genres of Cumbia, Pop Ballad, Norteno and Tejano.  A great deal of these hits have been number one on the Billboard.

My career in music and with La Mafia has allowed me to travel around the world to share our music. I've toured with La Mafia, working in Los Angeles, New York, Miami, Chicago, Mexico, and parts of Latin America.

I also work with top musicians that share or have shared a stage with renowned artists including Santana, Stevie Wonder, Beyoncé, and Jason Mraz.

I work with new and established artists and with musicians that need a professional bassist for hire. My services are available for collaborating, performing, and touring.  I’m experienced in a variety of music genres from jazz to pop and everything in between. I offer music production services through my new project, Music Fuzed.

Producers or songwriters that need instrumentation or individual instrumental parts such as bass, guitar, or other instruments can find me at Music Fuzed for help producing a song and giving it a final, unique touch. I can also provide full song productions as well. Email me directly to discuss any song production services you need