Justin Tibbs

Artist and Teacher in Akron, Ohio

Justin Tibbs

Artist and Teacher in Akron, Ohio

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Justin Tibbs is an all around genre saxophonist from Akron OH. A native from Akron, Justin attended Firestone High School and was part of their Visual and Performing Arts program. After graduating from Firestone High School in 2006, Justin attended The University of Akron where he studied and received a in Mass Media Communications Radio & TV, Public Relations, and Jazz Saxophone Studies. While attending The University of Akron he studied saxophone with Rich Shanklin and Jazz with Jack Schantz. Justin has played with such musical groups/musicians as: George Mraz, Jiggs Whigam, Four Corners Jazz Quartet, The Brothers' Band, Branches of the Same Tree, The Ryan Humbert Band, New Wave Nation, The Tracey Thompson Quintet, The Angie Haze Project, The SpeedBumps, The Mike Lenz Group, Hayden's Calling, The Jared Lee's Project, Chromadrive, Dan Socha Band, and Acid Cats .

Justin has also been on such TV programs as Fox 8 in the Morning, and NBC's Channel 3: Good Company Morning Program.

Justin has been featured on many albums over the years: In 2013 : "Through & Within" by Jared Lees and "Fine & Mellow: The music of Billie Holiday" by The Tracey Thompson Quintet.In 2015: Jared Lee's Trio album "After Thought" , Acid Cats album "All In A Days Work", and Bad Daddy Daves album "Bleed".In 2016: " Stay True" by Drunken Sunday, Treasure Box Concert by Angie Haze.In 2017: "Wild Race" by Dan Socha and "Chromadrive" by Chromadrive.

  • Education
    • Firestone Highschool 2006
    • The University of Akron 2012