Primary Wave Music Publishing
Justin Shukat is a founding partner and President at Primary Wave Music Publishing. He is responsible for new writer signings, content acquisitions and oversees synch exploitation and works closely with the current writer roster to facilitate recordings within the industry. His music career began at The Montreux Jazz Festival and was followed by various positions at Walter Yetnikoff’s Velvel Records. Justin then moved on to senior marketing positions at both Arista and Epic Records prior to starting Primary Wave with Larry Mestel in 2006. Justin recently landed on Billboard Magazines’ “Indy Power Player List” as well as the “40 under 40” list. An alum of Syracuse University, Justin is a supporter of the Bandier program and has spoken at the program ever year since it has launched.