Justin has just reached his 10th year anniversary of teaching guitar. Since his time studying with Jazz Guitar icon Vic Juris at Rutgers University, Justin has worked with over 100 students of all ages and skill levels to develop their skills on guitar. In his years teaching, Justin has seen students go on to play at a collegiate and professional level. Justin’s excels at setting a rock solid foundation for guitarists to build on, having been taught from some of the best “old school” players in the NYC area. His top priority is keeping his students excited about music and maintaining a positive environment for music learning and music making. Aside from teaching, Justin performs regularly on guitar and pedal steel guitar with various projects including folk artist CF Watkins, an avant-garde instrumental project “Power Mystery”, indie rock band “Communipaw”, and the Sacramento Valley Swingers, a western swing band. Justin also composes and records original music for video.