Welcome to JustinBinek.com, the official site of Justin Binek, Head of Vocal Jazz Studies at The University of the Arts in Philadelphia, PA. An internationally renowned vocal jazz educator and performer, Justin's credits include presenting "The Ten Habits of Highly Effective Scat Singers" at the 2008 IAJE annual conference in Toronto, Ontario, the 2008 ISME World Conference in Bologna, Italy, and the 2013 Jazz Education Network Conference in Bologna, Italy. Feel free to contact Justin anytime at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also contact Justin on Facebook as well; performance information is regularly posted and updated there.
Justin's new album, Songbook, featuring Ewout Pierreux on piano, Jos Machtel on bass, and Toni Vitacolonna on drums is available for purchase in hard copy and digital download at CD Baby. Check it out here!
Justin will be a guest artist at the Standard Bank National Youth Jazz Festival in Grahamstown, South Africa, from June 26-July 1! Justin will be performing with multiple ensembles, presenting master classes, and leading a youth jazz choir made up of students from throughout the country.
Finally, the long-delayed site redesign is coming soon, so keep checking in!
Enjoy these clips of Justin performing at New York City's Metropolitan Room on May with Bartosz Hadala (piano), Trifon Dimitrov (bass), Yutaka Uchida (drums), and Jakub Costro (congas). Check out their unique takes on "In Walked Bud" and "One Note Samba":