Justin Smith has been playing guitar for over 20 years. Originally interested in various styles of rock and blues, Justin eventually gravitated towards Jazz and Latin music. He studied Jazz and Classical performance as well as composition as he earned his music degree at Virginia Commonwealth University. He has been performing professionally for the past decade, and is steadily making a name for himself. He currently performs with various size ensembles ranging from solo guitar, guitar and bass duo, as well as Jazz trios, quartets, and larger. His repertoire is vast, ranging from the music of Gershwin and Rogers and Hart to the Beatles, from Duke Ellington to Wes Montgomery. Not to mention a plethora of Brazilian jazz from the great Carlos Jobim and Marcos Valle. In addition to all the wonderful Jazz and Latin music, Justin also performs original compositions.