“Justin Klunk has emerged as one of the leading new faces of smooth jazz. His high-driven electrifying sax playing is getting the attention of many industry professionals, not the least of which is Ariana Grande who had Justin on her recent U.S. tour. His EP features original melodies, with plenty of groove and foot-tapping R&B.”
- David Benoit, GRAMMY®-nominated pianist/composer/arranger
Saxophone Recording Artist, Justin Klunk...
is one of the newer, rising faces of Pop Instrumental music in Los Angeles, CA. Justin is both a recording and performing artist that has toured with many acts such as Ariana Grande, Saint Motel, and Lindsey Stirling. Justin has also released two solo EP's that have received positive feedback from Contemporary Jazz stations and has earned charting spots on “USA Today’s Airplay Chart” (#23), “Smooth Jazz Top 20 with Allen Kepler” (#17) and “SmoothJazz.com Radar Chart” (#10).
With many of the artists he tours with, Justin has performed on various TV shows such as Jimmy Kimmel Live (Ariana Grande), The Today Show (Saint Motel), The Ellen DeGeneres Show (Leon Bridges), and the American Music Awards (Once in 2014 as Ariana Grande’s saxophone soloist, and again in 2015 for her single “Focus”). His saxophone and flute work can be heard on various TV shows like "Modern Family", and "Dr. Ken".
Additionally, Justin has also performed with an array of artists including David Foster, Leon Bridges, Rozzi, David Benoit, Melissa Manchester, David Pack, and The Steve Miller Band. Justin strives to take the saxophone in new directions by experimenting with guitar pedals and electronics in his compositions and performances.