JUSTIN LEE SCHULTZ
Justin-Lee Schultz is a 14-year-old, multi-talented Billboard Charting jazz pianist and talk box artist originally from Johannesburg, South Africa now based in the United States. He has taken social media by storm with over 70 MILLION combined video views on Instagram (29.5M), Facebook (24.6M) and YouTube (16.2M).
On January 16, 2021, his single "Just In" taken from his critically acclaimed freshman album "Gruv Kid" (Shanachie Entertainment) featuring Gerald Albright and Pieces of a Dream reached #9 on the Billboard Smooth Jazz Airplay Chart. This was a HISTORICAL FIRST for a 13 yr. old jazz pianist (at that time) from South Africa. The song was also listed at #1 on Apple Music's Smooth Jazz Cruise playlist. Notable artists that appear and/or contributed to Justin's album include Bob James, Jonathan Butler, Najee, Jeff Lober, Paul Brown, Kim Waters, Brandon "Taz" Niederauer and Michael Pipoquinha.
Being part of a gifted musical family Justin performs and tours with his 16-year-old sister Jamie-Leigh Schultz on drums and their father, mentor, and bassist Julius Schultz as "The J.L.S. Experience". Their musical style is heavily rooted in Jazz incorporating elements of R&B, Pop, and Gospel.
Justin-Lee Schultz & The J.L.S. Experience were finalists on 'South Africa's Got Talent' (E.TV). Breaking into the U.S. market they've made television appearances on 'Steve Harvey's Little Big Shots' (NBC), 'America's Most Musical Family' (Nickelodeon), 'Christmas with Tye Tribbett & Friends' (TBN) and 'Harry Connick Jr. Show' (NBC Universal) to rave reviews.
Justin had the privilege to perform privately for the legendary Quincy Jones at his home in Los Angeles which has been one of the highlights of his young career.
Justin hopes to inspire other young artists to nurture their musical talents and pursue their dreams!