Justin Tracy, featuring Don Byron

Singer-songwriter-guitarist Justin Tracy has been recording his fourth studio album at The Woods over the last couple months, with Todd Adelman recording and co-producing. The album is called Five Fathoms and is slated for a 2024 release.

Justin was recently joined in the studio by jazz legend Don Byron, who added clarinet to the song “Simple Life.” Don has been nominated as a composer for both a Grammy and Pulitzer, has released a dozen albums as a band leader, and has performed with the likes of Bang A Can, Bill Frisell, Reggie Workman, Living Colour, Joe Henry, Allen Toussaint, Susan Vega, and more.

A bit more about Justin: Singer-songwriter Justin Tracy was born and raised in London and currently lives in New York’s Hudson Valley.  He is a multi-instrumentalist with a focus on acoustic guitar and voice.  He is also a record producer, composer for television and film, arranger, and vocal coach who recently hand-built his recording studio, Hurley Sound Studio. Justin began his career as a jazz drummer performing with acts including Earth, Wind & Fire at the Nice And North Sea Jazz Festivals. Justin is a self-taught guitarist and recently worked with acclaimed tabla player, Nilesh Jhadav on his albums Bangla Motor (2011) and Mumbai Night (2017).