Justin Richey is an accomplished young lion based in the Boston and New York Music Scene. Specializing in Jazz, Rock n’ Roll, Country, Blues, and Chamber Music, Justin Richey has made a striking first impression at such a young age. Playing with Saxaphone legend Phil Woods, World Renowned Educator and Pianist Shelly Berg, and Grammy Nominee Patti Austin at the age of only 17, Justin has been a rising star in the music business. In 2012, Justin graduated from Berklee College of Music with a Professional Music BMA in Performance and Music Business.
While at Berklee, Justin received many scholastic awards and scholarships for outstanding performance in, and outside of the classroom. He represented Berklee on a North American Scholarship Tour as one of the Berklee College of Music All-Stars at Beaches International Jazz Festival in Toronto, Canada, as well as two Norwegian Tours under the direction of Berklee and Renowned Clarinetist Extraordinaire Felix Peikli.
In 2010, Justin began working briefly with Berklee City Music, an urban outreach program, specializing in after school arts programs. There he taught privately to elementary and junior high bass students.
Now as Berklee College of Music Graduate, Justin teaches privates to students of all ages and all ranges of ability. He also manages his own groups that perform regularly in the greater Boston area. Frequently, he perform as freelance musician, and has played under the direction of such extraordinary band leaders as Greg Osby, Grace Kelly, Jason Palmer, Darren Barrett, Rich DiMare, Hailey Niswanger, Felix Peikli, Doug Johnson and many more.