About Justin Gray


Justin Gray is a bassist, composer, producer, and educator based in Toronto, Canada. As an upright bassist, electric bassist, and Bass Veena player, Justin performs in a variety of traditional and contemporary musical ensembles from around the world. Justin is currently on faculty at Humber College, Sheridan College and Centennial College.

About Justin Gray


Justin Gray is a bassist, composer, producer, and educator based in Toronto, Canada. As an upright bassist, electric bassist, and Bass Veena player, Justin performs in a variety of traditional and contemporary musical ensembles from around the world. Justin is currently on faculty at Humber College, Sheridan College and Centennial College.
Justin Gray with Double Bass

About Justin Gray


Justin Gray is a bassist, composer, producer, and educator based in Toronto, Canada. As an upright bassist, electric bassist, and Bass Veena player, Justin performs in a variety of traditional and contemporary musical ensembles from around the world. Justin is currently on faculty at Humber College, Sheridan College and Centennial College.

In 2010, Justin invented and co-created the Bass Veena, an instrument designed for Indian classical and contemporary world music performance. The instrument was built by renowned Canadian luthier, Les Godfrey. Justin now performs Bass Veena with artists from across the globe. Justin leads his own contemporary world music ensemble Justin Gray & Synthesis, which released their debut album New Horizons, in 2017.

As a producer, recording, mix and mastering engineer, Justin has worked with artists in a wide range of musical styles. Please visit Synthesis Productions and Immersive Mastering for more information.

Over the course of his career, Justin has received a number of awards and distinctions, including: Nomination for Best Solo Artist (CFMA 2018), Recipient of Emerging Jazz Artist Award (Toronto Arts Foundation 2015), Recipient of Shanti Chakravorty Award For Excellence in Indian Classical Performance (2015).

In 2010, Justin invented and co-created the Bass Veena, an instrument designed for Indian classical and contemporary world music performance. The instrument was built by renowned Canadian luthier, Les Godfrey. Justin now performs Bass Veena with artists from across the globe. Justin leads his own contemporary world music ensemble Justin Gray & Synthesis, which released their debut album New Horizons, in 2017.

As a producer, recording, mix and mastering engineer, Justin has worked with artists in a wide range of musical styles. Please visit Synthesis Productions and Immersive Mastering for more information.

Over the course of his career, Justin has received a number of awards and distinctions, including: Nomination for Best Solo Artist (CFMA 2018), Recipient of Emerging Jazz Artist Award (Toronto Arts Foundation 2015), Recipient of Shanti Chakravorty Award For Excellence in Indian Classical Performance (2015).


Justin has received generous support from the Toronto Arts Council, Ontario Arts Council, and Canada Council for the Arts.