Jazz/R&B Singer, songwriter and pianist from Queens. With a wide knowledge and love for music, I have gained plenty of experience performing throughout the Queens, Manhattan and Long Island area. From Great American Songbook shows to plenty of theater performances such as The Wiz to even small showcases in the NYC area.
With a BA in Music Performance from Five Towns College and soon to pursue a MA in Music Ed, Justin loves the stage and enjoys entertaining. From artists such as Tony Bennett or Sammy Davis Jr to Justin Timberlake or Musiq Soulchild, Justin loves the Jazz/Soul/R&B scene.
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 30 - 60 minutes
What to Expect
From the start, Justin promises not just professionalism, but offers a warm, open vibe that will show that he can be serious but also has no problem entertaining and pulling in his audience.
Justin "JJ" Steele originally from Queens, NY is 25 years old singer/songwriter/pianist. With the love for R&B/Jazz and Soul, he loves to bring back the feel of the "old good R&B and Jazz" music. Artist such as Justin Timberlake, Musiq Soulchild, Michael Jackson, Jill Scott; he feels that its time for the old generation to be re-recognized and brought back.
With a BA in Music Performance from Five Towns College, and soon to pursue a MA in Music Ed, Justin grew the biggest love for the stage and plans on inspiring and teaching others to grow a love just as big as his.
Some of his background includes Jazz Shows, Musical Theater shows and even small showcases around the NYC area. He has performed at tributes for Jazz artist Arthur Prysock and other Great American Songbook shows. Some of his theater credits include Memphis (Bobby), Dreamgirls (Tiny Joe Dixon) and The Wiz (Tinman).
Currently Justin is working on a couple of original songs in hopes of the succession of a mixtape. But his major dream is to move down South to pursue a career as a music teacher as well as a Jazz Singer in local Cabarets and etc.
You can listen to his work on different medias such as: (link hidden) (link hidden)
Original Songs are performed as well
Typical Cover songs include:
Used to Love U - John Legend
The Way- Jill Scott
Senorita - Justin Timberlake
Tell Me - Groove Theory
Let Me Love You - Mario
My funny Valentine
My Foolish Heart
Accentuate the Positive
I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face
As Time Goes By
Song request is greatly accepted.
Influences & Inspiration
Long Island, NY
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