Keyboardist, Percussionist, Producer, Composer


Justin C. Gilbert, an Atlanta native, has captivated the hearts, souls, and ears of all that have witnessed his unparalleled musical stylings. A self-described “church boy”, Gilbert started his musical journey playing the drums at age 2 and at age 6 he began taking piano lessons, at his mother’s insistance. Although he was familiar with several instruments, he had an undeniable affinity towards the piano. He began honing his skills at his family church, where his father pastors. In 2005, he attended Omnitech Institute in Decatur, Ga broadening his knowledge of Production and Audio Engineering.

Justin is now living what was once a dream. He continues to touch the lives of many with his gift while touring and performing alongside renowned artists such as Justin Timberlake, Jay-Z, Alicia Keys, Eminem, Aretha Franklin, Anthony Hamilton, Jill Scott, and Tyler Perry, to name a few. His credits encompass film and television, as well; An active member of Justin Timberlake & The Tennessee Kids and The BBE All-star band. He is featured in the Netflix documentary, entitled, “Justin Timberlake and The Tennessee Kids” (2016). Justin is also a mainstay on BET, VH1 and several other television networks as both a house band member and music contributor.

Gilbert is now returning to the forefront with his sophomore album, “The Holiday Sessions”. Gilbert describes the album as “...a fresh approach to the nostalgic melodies of yesteryear, with hints of soul, jazz, gospel, pop, and world music. Gilbert’s first album, “Aligned”, garnered considerable attention, debuting at number 11 on the Billboard Contemporary Jazz charts. Justin is certainly setting musical trends for the generation.

When asked about his most memorable musical experience, Justin stated, “Performing at the 2013 Grammy’s with Justin Timberlake.” He recalls, “the energy inside the Staples Center was electric! I knew from the first down beat that this experience would be one for the books.” Justin Timberlake and The Tennessee Kids, gave a stellar performance.

Justin C. Gilbert has become internationally recognized as a prominent performer and accompanist. With over 15 years of professional experience, one would wonder how Justin remains humble, faithful, and steadfast. As it relates to music, he states, “If it’s not honest, it doesn’t matter. If I don’t feel it, I won’t be able to deliver it with the proper sensitivity.” He takes great pride in making music not only a sound but a feeling for the listener, as he believes that:

“Music is life. There is a sound for every emotion. Every song should be an experience. Music is the ultimate form of communication. Music is life. Music is my life.”

Justin is a registered writer and publisher with BMI and is the CEO of Niche Publishing, LLC. For more information contact Justin C. Gilbert at

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