Justin Tracy

Justin Tracy

BandAmericanaSinger/Songwriter

Original Rootsy Rock in the spirit of The Band, Neil Young, and John Martyn.

Biography

British born singer-songwriter, Justin Tracy, hit the New York music scene in 1997, and now, with the album Understanding, (produced by Grammy Award winner, Michael Leonhart in 2004) and his self produced 2nd album Suffolk Sessions, is rapidly generating buzz on the indie front.

Originally a drummer, Justin was performing and recording professionally by the age of 13. Eventually he made his way from London to New York City and it was there that his career took off. In 1997, the jazz infused Justin Tracy Group, toured all over Europe including the prestigious Montreaux, North Sea and Nice Jazz Festivals. With Justin on both drums and lead vocals, he shared the bill with such legends as James Brown, Jimmy Cliff and Earth Wind & Fire.
Currently Justin can be found performing at such New York venues as The Bitter End, The Living Room, The Knitting factory, The Rockwood Music Hall, The Cutting Room and The Mercury Lounge. He has performed numerous times in the New York Songwriter's Circle.

Discography

2004- Understanding (full length band CD)
2005- Suffolk Sessions (full length solo CD)

Set List

Lately the sets include band arrangements of songs from Suffolk Sessions and songs from the next album (due 2006).

A Highway West
My Weapon
The Next Man
Who You Are
She's The One
Old Tattoo
The Saddest Music
Turn Away
Slow Down(and look around)
Never Retire
In my Life
Sets run from 30 mins to 1hr