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Justin Grinnell

JUSTIN GRINNELL is a San Diego-based freelance jazz bassist and music educator.

Grinnell is currently performing and composing for several jazz-influenced groups. His own group, the Justin Grinnell Quartet, recently released their debut album, Without You. The album features Grinnell performing his original compositions and arrangements with Los Angeles-based tenor saxophonist Robby Marshall, pianist Josh Nelson, and drummer Dan Schnelle. Grinnell is also a member of the Brazilian Jazz-inspired Danny Green Trio which won the 2009 San Diego Music Award for Best Jazz Album for their debut CD. The trio’s sophomore release, “A Thousand Ways Home” (Oct 2012), reached #17 on the Jazz Week Charts for national radio airplay and remained on the charts for 15 weeks.

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