Justin is a Brooklyn-based jazz pianist, keyboardist and electronic musician.
While growing up in the small town of Clatskanie, Oregon, Justin studied and played with many of the Pacific Northwest’s finest musicians including Clay Giberson, Derek Sims and Alan Jones.
He worked with Seattle grunge legend Steve Fisk and toured with the regionally acclaimed pop/rock band, SEACATS. In 2013, Justin had the honor of playing under the direction of NEA Jazz Master Gerald Wilson at the Portland Jazz Festival. He has also performed internationally in the Netherlands and France. In addition to his jazz work, he produces electronic music for a variety of different projects.
Justin received the Jimmy Lyons Scholarship at the 2013 Monterey Jazz Festival. The award included a four-year, full-tuition scholarship to the Berklee College of Music as well as the opportunity to perform at the Monterey Jazz Festival with the Berklee Global Jazz Ambassadors.
Justin graduated Berklee College of Music in 2017 and resides in Brooklyn, NY where he plays frequently with some of the world’s top musicians.