Call or text Justin at (409) 658-5281 now or visit the Booking section below to reserve your date today!

Originally from the Texas-Louisiana Gulf Coast, Dr. Justin Pierce is a renowned saxophonist and Dallas jazz band leader who discovered his love for jazz during his middle school years. He has since earned degrees in both classical and jazz styles, performed on stages both nationally and internationally, and shared his expertise with students at various levels.

For more than 15 years, Justin has delivered world-class jazz entertainment to weddings and corporate events, in addition to his successful performance career. His musical credentials include a Doctor of Musical Arts (D.M.A.) in Saxophone Performance and a Master of Music (M.M.) in Jazz Studies from the University of North Texas, where he was an active member of the One O’Clock, Two O’Clock, and Latin Jazz Lab Bands. Today, he leads Justin Pierce’s Dallas Jazz Band, based in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.

Apart from his performance career, Justin has played with numerous renowned musicians including The O’Jays, Doc Severinsen, Arturo Sandoval, The Glenn Miller Orchestra, and The Temptations, in addition to contributing to various productions of Broadway musicals. Justin’s passion for teaching has also led him to share his knowledge with students at esteemed institutions such as Oklahoma Baptist University, Cameron University, Eastfield College, and the University of North Texas.

Justin is grateful to have established valuable partnerships with some of the most prestigious brands in the music industry, including being named a Conn-Selmer Performing Artist and Vandoren Artist-Clinician. These collaborations have played a role in enhancing his already esteemed reputation as an accomplished and well-regarded figure in the world of woodwind performance.

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Want to learn to play your favorite melody?

Preparing for a concert, competition, or audition?

Not sure what to practice to take your playing to the next level?

E-mail or Call/Text Justin at 409-658-5281 to discuss private lessons!

Justin works with musicians of all ages locally and throughout the world via Zoom, Skype, Facetime, and many other videoconferencing platforms. Middle school, high school, collegiate, and adult students are all welcome. Music is an art of lifetime learning, and Justin is committed to helping students achieve their musical goals.  Private lessons and masterclasses are customized to each student or classroom. Contact Justin today for consultations on:

  • Woodwinds (Saxophone, Flute, Clarinet)
  • Jazz Improvisation
  • Music Business/Career Coaching
  • Jazz Composition/Arranging
  • Music Theory

Book a package of four sessions here.

Additional support for educational events at schools and universities may be available from Conn-Selmer and Vandoren USA. Host Justin as the guest clinician/artist at your next event!

Application for Conn-Selmer Clinic Funding



Upcoming Events
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After Five Dallas Jazz Trio Brings Soulful Sound to “Cantaloupe Island”

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Looking for a Dallas jazz band to bring some soulful, funky vibes to your event? Look no further than the talented musicians of the After Five Dallas Jazz Trio. Our skilled musicians blend traditional jazz with elements of funk and soul, creating a sound that’s both unique and energetic.

Experience our rendition of the smooth jazz classic “Cantaloupe Island” and see for yourself why we’re making waves in the Dallas jazz scene. Whether you’re a lifelong jazz aficionado or just discovering the genre, our passion and dedication to our craft will leave you wanting more.

Don’t settle for anything less than the best. Contact the After Five Dallas Jazz Trio today and book us for your next event. Our talented musicians are sure to get your toes tapping and your head nodding, creating an unforgettable experience for you and your guests. Let us bring the soulful sound of jazz to your event and make it a night to remember.

Second Line Band for Your Dallas-Fort Worth Mardi Gras Celebration

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If you’re looking for an exciting way to celebrate Mardi Gras in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, look no further than Justin Pierce’s Dallas Brass Band! Our talented jazz band brings the infectious beats of New Orleans to Texas with our second line parades and Mardi Gras-themed performances. We’re available year-round for private events, public celebrations, and corporate parties to bring the energy and excitement of Mardi Gras to your next event.

If you are not familiar with second line parades, they are a traditional New Orleans procession where a brass band leads a parade through the streets. The first line is the main part of the parade and the second line is the group of people who follow along and dance to the music. It’s a fun and energetic way to celebrate, and Justin Pierce’s Dallas Brass Band brings that same spirit to our performances in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

The band has been busy with recent performances, including leading Fat Tuesday parades at The Star in Frisco, home of the Dallas Cowboys World Headquarters. We also entertained employees with our upbeat and lively music during a performance at Raising Cane’s DFW corporate headquarters. Additionally, we kicked off a Samsung national conference with a lively parade to set the tone for the event. These performances showcase our ability to bring energy and excitement to a variety of events, making them unforgettable experiences for all attendees.

Whether you’re hosting a Mardi Gras-themed party or looking for a lively addition to your corporate event, Justin Pierce’s Dallas Brass Band is the perfect choice. Our talented musicians and upbeat music will have everyone up and dancing, making for a truly memorable experience.

So don’t wait until next year’s Mardi Gras celebrations in New Orleans. Book Justin Pierce’s Dallas Brass Band for your next event and experience the fun and excitement of a second line parade right here in Texas. Contact us today to learn more and reserve your event date!

“Caravan” – Live at Theopolis

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Our jazz band had the opportunity to perform for a public audience at Theopolis Social Club recently! Enjoy this performance of the Latin jazz classic “Caravan” by Duke Ellington and Juan Tizol. This features Garrett Jacobson on piano, Nelson González on bass, and Steve Pruitt on drums.




Curious about our sound? Listen to some of our music!

“L-O-V-E” (classic jazz/swing)

“Don’t Know Why” (easy listening jazz)

“I’m Comin’ Home” (New Orleans brass band/Mardi Gras sound)



E-mail or Call/Text Justin at 409-658-5281 to reserve your date!

Look no further for a Dallas-Fort Worth jazz band or saxophonist for your event!  The Justin Pierce Jazz Band performs for:

  • Wedding Receptions
  • Christmas & Holiday Parties
  • Corporate Events
  • Cocktail Hours
  • Wedding Ceremonies

Recent client reviews:

  • Justin’s jazz trio performed for the cocktail hour at our national sales conference last month and were a hit! Great communication, moderate volume, and a variety of music. Looking forward to hiring them next time we are in Dallas-Fort Worth!  – Katie R.
  • The Justin Pierce Jazz Group was amazing! Professional. Classy. Talented. Everything and more you could have asked for. They were the perfect addition to our event. We have heard nothing but compliments!! They were a pleasure, and we would highly recommend them! – Cyndi P.
  • Justin Pierce and the Dallas Jazz Trio catered to our needs and delivered a great musical atmosphere to our wedding ceremony and cocktail hour. Mr. Pierce is very professional in correspondence and quick to respond. I would recommend this group to anyone in the DFW area! – Matthew G.

The Dallas Jazz Band’s instrumentation consists of: vocals, saxophone, piano, bass, and drums.  To meet your event’s budget, we are glad to perform as a jazz quintet, jazz quartet, jazz trio, or jazz duo. Contact us today for pricing!

Repertoire and songlist can be tailored to your event and can include background music as well as dance music.  The DFW jazz band performs swing band music, bossa nova, blues, Motown, the music of Frank Sinatra, smooth jazz, and 60s and 70s R&B.  Our song list may be viewed as a PDF file in the link below. Special requests by clients are always welcome!

Justin Pierce and the Dallas Jazz Band Songlist

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