Justin Au, is a versatile musician who has played with symphony orchestras, big bands, trios, traditional jazz bands, gypsy jazz bands, brass bands, funk bands, and more. For over a decade, he has performed for and entertained audiences all over the world at jazz festivals, swing dance events, weddings, corporate events, restaurants, cafés, cruises ships, and more.
Justin is an alumnus of the Sacramento Traditional Jazz Society’s jazz education programs and one of the finest high-school jazz programs in the nation. Playing a variety of jazz styles, he has toured New York, Japan, Puerto Rico, China, and Brazil.
On the festival circuit, Justin has filled in on trumpet for many well-known groups such as the High Sierra Jazz Band, Creole Syncopators, Polly’s Hot Paupers, Cell Block 7, and Cornet Chopsuey. He has also appeared as a guest with festival favorites such as the Titan Hot 7, Cats N Jammers, The Professors, Frisco Jazz Band, St Louis Rivermen, Ellis Island Boys, Draga Quartet, We Three, and more.
He also served as co-director of the official youth band of the Basin Street Regulars Jazz Society in Pismo Beach, and has worked as a clinician with student musicians at the Traditional Jazz Youth Band Festival. Justin currently plays at jazz festivals all over the nation with The Red Skunk Band and The Au Brothers Jazz Band, and can be heard regularly with various groups such as The Harley White Jr. Orchestra, The West End stompers, Element Brass Band, City of Trees Brass Band, Peter Petty, and The Nibblers. He also co-directs three middle school trad jazz youth bands in the Sacramento area.
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