Jazzman Jeff Justman
Acoustic Beatle Jazz, 60s Music, Torch Songs, and Originals!

Music Samples/

Touring Schedule


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"Jazzman"Jeff Justman has been making music with his guitar since he was 9 years old and composing music since he was 12 years old, always chasing the musical muse that captures his imagination and pleasing his audiences. 

He is most known for performing solo acoustic guitar instrumentals of "Beatle Jazz", 60s music, torch songs, and originals.  Jeff demonstrates in all his performances that beautiful music improves our lives and communities. 

In addition to performing his unique brand of artful and skilled guitar playing in live performances, "Jazzman" Jeff serves on the Mundelein Arts Commission; and implements a Music Wellness Program at Mercy Housing Lakefront facilities in both Chicago and Lake County, Illinois.  Plus, he serves on the planning committee for the Waukegan Park District's annual Ray Bradbury Dandelion Wine Fine Arts & Music Festival and previously was a Board member of The Lake County Folk Club.  Besides being a community-minded entrepreneur musician, Jeff is a retired banker after a 40 year career in banking. "Jazzman"Jeff Justman regularly performs at local community events and is available to perform his unique brand of accomplished guitar music by contacting JazzmanJeffJustmanMusic@yahoo.com or by phone or text at 847-989-9634.

Scroll down to see "Jazzman's" performing schedule.

Music Samples
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Leonard Cohen's Hallelujah
Watch "Jazzman" Jeff as he performs an acoustic solo guitar instrumental of Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah"

Blue Skies
Hear "Jazzman" Jeff perform Irving Berlin's "Blue Skies" in his video while looking at his paintings accompanying the music

Fly Me to the Moon
Watch "Jazzman" Jeff as he performs an acoustic solo guitar instrumental of Bart Howard's "Fly Me to the Moon"

All You Need Is Love
Watch "Jazzman" Jeff as he performs an acoustic solo guitar "Beatle Jazz" version of Lennon/McCartney's "All You Need Is Love"

Within You Without You-The Inner Light
Watch "Jazzman" Jeff as he performs an acoustic solo guitar "Beatle Jazz" rendition of George Harrison's "Within You Without You-The Inner Light"
in a "Concert for the Birds" video for the Mundelein Arts Commission's Stay-At-Home Film project

Across the Universe
Watch "Jazzman" Jeff as he performs an acoustic solo guitar "Beatle Jazz" instrumental rendition of Lennon/McCartney's "Across the Universe"

"Beatle Jazz" Medley of Got To Get You Into My Life/In My Life/While My Guitar Gently Weeps
Watch "Jazzman" Jeff in a live acoustic solo guitar "Beatle Jazz" instrumental medley performance of Lennon/McCartney's
"Got to Get You Into My Life," "In My Life," and George Harrison's "While My Guitar Gently Weeps."

Jacob's Ladder
Watch "Jazzman" Jeff as he performs his original instrumental composition "Jacob's Ladder" on his acoustic guitar

Watch "Jazzman" Jeff perform his original flamenco-esque composition, "Crickets" on a classical guitar.

Latin Lemonade
Hear "Jazzman" Jeff perform an acoustic version of his original jazz instrumental solo instrumental song, "Latin Lemonade."  (Music by Jeff Justman)

John, Paul and George Martin
Hear "Jazzman" Jeff perform his original classical jazz guitar solo instrumental song, "John, Paul, and George Martin"
(Music by Jeff Justman)

The Long & Winding Road
Hear "Jazzman" Jeff perform a jazzy guitar solo instrumental of "The Long & Winding Road"

Scotch & Soda
Hear "Jazzman" Jeff perform a jazzy guitar solo instrumental of  The Kingston Trio's "Scotch & Soda"

A Day in the Life
Hear "Jazzman" Jeff perform a jazzy guitar solo instrumental arrangement of the Beatles' "A Day in the Life".
Plus at the end of the song is a jazzy instrumental coda of "I Want to Hold Your Hand".

Love is Blue
Hear "Jazzman" Jeff perform a jazzy guitar solo instrumental arrangement of Paul Mauriat's late 1960's
classical pop hit "Love is Blue," accompanied by a video of beautiful beaches and sunsets.

Buckin' Bronco
"Jazzman" Jeff performs his original song "Buckin Bronco" (guitar, vocals) accompanied by a
video tribute to his wide array of musical influences.  (Words and Music by Jeff Justman.)


"Jazzman" Jeff Justman's Performing/Touring Schedule

 "Jazzman" Jeff has the following performance gigs scheduled for 2022.  Please check back for updates on additional 2022 performance gigs. 2021
  • Each Wednesday from June 02nd until October 27th (except on July 07th and September 07th) from 8:45am until 10:45am at the Ravinia Farmers Market, located at Dean Avenue and Roger Williams Avenue and St. Johns Avenue in the Ravinia District of Highland Park, Illinois.
  • Each Thursday from June 03rd until October 21st (except on July 08th, and September 16th) from 9:00am until 1:00pm at the Libertyville Farmers Market, located in Cook Park between West Church Street and Cook Avenue in Libertyville, Illinois.
  • On Saturday, June 26th; Saturday, August 14th; Saturday, August 21st; Saturday, September 25th; Saturday, October 02nd; and Saturday, October 16th from 9:00am until 1:00pm at the Wilmette French Market at the Wilmette Metra Train station parking lot at 722 Green Bay Road in Wilmette, Illinois.
  • On Saturday, June 12th; Saturday, July 17th; Saturday, August 28th; Saturday, September 18th; and Saturday, October 23rdh from approximately 9:00am until 1:00pm at the Morton Grove French Market in front of the Morton Grove Civic Center at 6140 Dempster Street in Morton Grove, lllinois.
  • On Sunday, June 7th; Sunday, July 18th; Sunday, August 08th; and Sunday, October 10th from 10:00am until 12:30pm at the Buffalo Grove Farmers Market in the parking lot of the Mike Rylko Community Park at 951 McHenry Road in Buffalo Grove, Illinois.
  • On Saturday, May 01st and on Saturday, October 31st from 9:00am until 1:00pm at the Palatine Farmers Market, next to the Palatine Metra train station on Wood and Smith Streets in Palatine, Illinois.
  • On Sunday, June 13th from 10:00am until 3:00pm at the Bicycle Club of Lake County's Ramble event at the Rest Stop in Kaskin Park in Randall, Wisconsin. The Ramble is a private bicycling event of 22 to 124 miles in northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin.  To sign up, contact: ramble@bikebclc.com.
  • On Monday, July 26th at an outdoor music wellness private event at the Mercy Housing Lakefront Assisi residence facility in Gurnee, Illinois.
  • On Saturday, September 11th from 11:00am until 12:30pm at the Mundelein Art Festival, at Kracklauer Park, 100 N. Seymour Avene in Mundelein, Illinois.
  • On Sunday, September 19th from 10:00am until 1:00pm at a fundraising event for Lake County Treasurer, Holly Kim
  • On Sunday, September 26th at a private outdoor meet and greet party at a condominium complex in Northbrook, Illinois.  (In the event of inclement weather, this event will be held on Sunday, October 03rd.)
  • On Sunday, December 05, 2021 from 2:00pm until 3:30pm at the Palatine Historical Society at the Clayson House Museum,  224 E. Palatine Road in Palatine, IL.  The community event is free and open to the public.
  • On Tuesday, 12/21/2021 from 3:00pm until 7:00pm at Long Beach, California's Bixby Park Farmers Market at 130 Cherry Avenue in Long Beach, California.
  • On Wednesday, 12/22/2021 from 3:00pm until 7:00pm at Long Beach, California's Marine Stadium Park Farmers Market at Appian Way & Nieto Avenue in Long Beach, California.
  • And, weather permitting, regularly on an outdoor restaurant patio, subject to Illinois law allowing patrons to safely dine outdoors

  • 2020

    Last updated October 7, 2022

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