Join us tonight for a show you will not want to miss… fourteen year old keyboardist and jazz prodigy Justin-Lee Shultz will be gracing the Middle C Jazz stage for a night filled with outstanding jazz sound.
Justin-Lee Schultz is the youngest of three children, born on February 8, 2007 in Johannesburg South Africa. Both his dad and sister are musicians. Justin started playing piano at the age of 5 and received an endorsement from Yamaha South Africa that same year. His first stage performance was with his dad, just two weeks after he started playing piano. He moved with his family to Michigan in 2015. Justin plays all genres of music from Jazz, Blues, RnB, Pop, Fusion and Gospel. He is currently taking piano lessons from jazz professor Jeremy Siskind from LA.
Justin is currently playing with Pieces of a Dream and Alexander Zonjic. He plays keyboards at his local church in North Carolina.
Justin is in a band with his dad and sister called “The JLS Experience”. He released is debut single “my playground”, on December 1st, 2018 and was signed to shanachie records in December 2019. Justin’s Debut Album “GRUV KID” and his Christmas single “This Christmas” were released on November 13, 2020.
Musicians featured on his Debut Album: Najee; Bob James; Jamie-Leigh Schultz; Julius Schultz; Jonathan Butler; Gerald Albright; Pieces of a Dream; Brandon Niederauer and Michael Pipoquinha. Jeff Lorber and Kim Waters produced a few tracks as well.
Justin Played on Stevie Mackey’s Christmas Album “The Most Wonderful Time” along with Jennifer Lopez; Take 6, JoJo; Boyz II Men; Shelea and Cory Henry.Instagram