Lecturer, Music Industry
Grammy-winner and Emmy-nominated producer Jeff Jampol is the CEO of JAM, Inc, which manages The Doors, Jefferson Airplane/Jefferson Starship, The Mamas & The Papas, George Clinton, Parliament/Funkadelic, and the Estates of Jim Morrison, Janis Joplin, Charlie Parker, Juan Gabriel, and John Lee Hooker. Previous clients include the Ramones, as well as the Estates of Tupac Shakur, Kurt Cobain, Otis Redding, and Muddy Waters. JAM, Inc is also a consultant to the Estates of Michael Jackson, Henry Mancini and Peter Tosh.
Jampol produced, with Dick Wolf, The Doors’ theatrical documentary film, When You’re Strange, narrated by Johnny Depp, for which Jampol and Wolf won the 2011 Grammy® Award and were nominated for a 2010 Primetime Emmy® Award. In 2010, Jampol helped conceive, create and produce the Tony®-Nominated hit Broadway musical A Night With Janis Joplin, which is now touring worldwide. In 2015, Jampol produced, along with Oscar-Winner Alex Gibney, the theatrical documentary film Janis: Little Girl Blue, directed by Amy J. Berg. Jampol became a voting member of The Recording Academy® in 1985 and sat on the Board Of Governors of NARAS’ Los Angeles chapter from 2007-09.
He is a Lecturer in The Music Industry at UCLA, teaching at The Herb Alpert School Of Music, after having taught courses at UCLA for the previous 19 years in the music business, marketing, branding, and deal negotiation, as presented by UCLA and sponsored by The Recording Academy. Jampol has also served as a moderator and featured speaker regarding artist management, digital media strategy, and entertainment marketing for Darden School Of Business at the University Of Virginia; Anderson School Of Business at UCLA; Marshall School Of Business at USC; California Lawyers for the Arts; South By Southwest Music Conference; NARAS®; Nashville Music Conference; BMI; and Loyola Marymount University.