Justin Avery was born in Traverse City, Michigan where he grew up watching music in his Dad's nightclub Dill’s Olde Town Saloon. He was exposed to all kinds of music in the nightclub, rock, blues, R&B, jazz etc. Along with being a club owner, his dad played guitar, sang and put together extravagant shows. His mother was also a prolific artist & painter. Justin was brought up with music and always had an affinity for performing, writing and recording music.
Justin has performed with artists Sheila E., Katy Perry, The Emotions, Billy Ray Cyrus, Terrence Howard (actor, "Iron Man"), Naturi Naughton (actor/singer, "FAME"), Kenna, Lea Michelle ("Glee") and MEAT LOAF. Justin was also an arranger for the last two seasons of AMERICAN IDOL (2019-2020). You can also catch him performing with Symphony Orchestras across United States and Canada as the main keyboard player for Windborne Music.