- July 3
- 10:00 pm
- Proof at the Royal Sonesta
Hosting the official Festival late night jam as part of Tanqueray Late Nites at the TD Toronto Jazz Festival
- Justin Gray
- Derek Gray
- Todd Pentney
Justin Gray is a Juno award-winning bassist, producer, audio engineer and educator in the Canadian music community.
As an electric bassist, double bassist, and Bass Veena player, Justin performs in a variety of traditional and contemporary music ensembles from around the world. Additionally, Justin leads his own contemporary world music ensemble, Justin Gray & Synthesis (www.justingray.ca).
As an educator, Justin is on faculty at Humber College in Toronto, where teaches audio production, composition and music performance.
In his career, Justin has received several awards and distinctions, including: 2022 Juno Award (Best Jazz Album), 2020 Canadian Folk Music Award Nominee (Best World Album), 2018 Canadian Folk Music Award Nominee (Best Solo Artist), 2017 Canadian Screen Award (Co-producer of Best Original Song), 2015 Toronto Arts Foundation Emerging Jazz Artist Award and 2015 CFMA Nomination (Best World Album).
Justin is endorsed by Audeze Headphones, Godfrey Guitars, D’Addario Canada, Radial Engineering, Mark Bass Amplifiers and Source Audio Pedals.justingray.ca