Justin Mckenzie is Artistic Director/MD for Music & Arts organisation Jazz re:freshed. Whilst developing a career in Art & Design, Justin co-founded record label and events unit Uprock Recordings, which in turn led on to the creation of the Jazz re:freshed movement in 2003. Jazz re:freshed now has NPO status from Arts Council England, which supports their expanded activities, including a weekly live residency, an annual festival at the Southbank, band development & education programmes, film club, international showcasing, club nights and a printed periodical.