Justin Gray & Synthesis
Justin Gray & Synthesis is a contemporary global music ensemble that explores a unique cross-cultural blend of music from around the world.
The core ensemble features Justin Gray (Bass Veena & Electric Bass), Drew Jurecka (Violin), Ted Quinlan (Guitar), Ed Hanley (Tabla) and Derek Gray (Drums & Percussion).
Justin Gray and Synthesis’ debut album, New Horizons, features a collection of original compositions, and a diverse collection of guest artists from across the globe, including: Dhruba Ghosh (Sarangi), Trichy Sankaran (Mrdangam), Alam Khan (Sarode), Steve Gorn (Bansuri), Joy Anandasivam (Guitar), The Venuti String Quartet, Naghmeh Farahmand (Persian Percussion), Demetrios Petsalakis (Oud), Gurpreet Chana (Hang Drum), Todd Pentney (Piano), Joel Schwartz (Resonator Guitar) and Jonathan Kay (Esraj).
The music draws inspiration from a range of musical influences, including Indian classical, jazz, European classical and ambient electronic music.