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Dallas-Fort Worth saxophonist and jazz musician Justin Pierce began his musical career in the musically diverse region of the Texas-Louisiana Gulf Coast. There, he began saxophone studies at age 12, and discovered a passion for jazz in the middle school jazz ensemble. Since that time, he has performed across the United States and internationally, earned degrees in both classical and jazz styles, and taught at the secondary and college levels.

This year, Justin will complete his final year of doctoral studies in Saxophone Performance at the University of North Texas. While at UNT, Justin performed as a member of the One O’Clock, Two O’Clock, and Latin Jazz Lab Bands. As an active musician, he leads The Justin Pierce Jazz Group, which performs regularly in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.

As a saxophonist and woodwind performer, Justin has performed with:

    • The O’Jays
    • Wayne Newton
    • Arturo Sandoval
    • Doc Severinsen
    • The Temptations
    • The Tommy Dorsey Orchestra
    • The Glenn Miller Orchestra
    • The Oklahoma City Philharmonic Orchestra
    • Productions of FootlooseSeussical the MusicalThe Drowsy ChaperoneGreaseFame, and Working

As an educator, Justin has served on the faculties of Oklahoma Baptist University, Cameron University, Eastfield College, and the University of North Texas. He holds a Master of Music in Jazz Studies degree from the University of North Texas and a Bachelor of Music Performance degree from McNeese State University.

Justin is a Conn-Selmer Performing Artist and Vandoren Regional Artist.

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LESSONS

PRIVATE LESSONS & CLINICS

Justin works with a diverse range of students locally and throughout the world via Skype. 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 of all ages achieve their musical goals. Private lessons and masterclasses are customized to each student or classroom. Depending on each situation, Justin is able to discuss the following topics:

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

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

EVENTS

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Upcoming Events
For the most up-to-date information on performances, find us on Facebook @jpiercemusic or Instagram @dallasjazzband

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“The Girl from Ipanema” – Justin Pierce’s Dallas Jazz Quartet – Saxophonist

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calendarSaturday, 22 June

We recently had the pleasure to perform for Catherine and Jason’s wedding at the Fort Worth Botanic Gardens Japanese Garden. Here is a clip of our jazz quartet featuring jazz saxophone, piano, bass, and drums performing during the cocktail hour. Enjoy Antonio Carlos Jobim’s “The Girl from Ipanema.”

Call us at 409-658-5281 or email us today to book live jazz music for your event!


“O Come, O Come, Emmanuel” – Saxophone-Guitar Duo

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calendarMonday, 10 December

Here’s a saxophone-guitar duo version of the Advent/Christmas hymn “O Come, O Come, Emmanuel” with jazz guitarist Demarcus Baysmore. Recorded live at the Oklahoma Baptist University Hanging of the Green 2017.


Dallas Jazz Band Performs at Perot NAM POW Reunion

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calendarThursday, 23 August

In August, our jazz band performed for an appreciation dinner for 250 American former POW veterans. The Perot Companies in Dallas, TX hosted this annual event on Thursday, August 16, 2018. The gathering displayed appreciation for the service of former POWs who served in the Korean and Vietnam Wars. While the Veterans toured the museum, our jazz band played jazz standards and songs of the 1950s and 1960s.

Justin Pierce and his Dallas Jazz Band at the Perot NAM POW Reunion. Photo by Grant Miller


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“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)

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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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