Lecturer, Music Industry
Grammy®-Winner and Emmy®-Nominated producer Jeff Jampol is the President of JAM, Inc, which manages The Doors, Ramones, and the Estates of Jim Morrison, Janis Joplin, Otis Redding, Muddy Waters, Jefferson Airplane/Jefferson Starship and Rick James. JAM, Inc is also a consultant to the Estates of Michael Jackson, Henry Mancini and Peter Tosh.
Jampol produced, with Dick Wolf, the 2009 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 an Adjunct Professor at UCLA, teaching at theHerb Alpert School Of Music, after having taught courses at UCLA for the past 16 years on the music business, marketing, branding, and deal negotiation, presented by UCLA and sponsored by The Recording Academy®. Jampol has also served as a moderator and featured speaker on 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; MusExpo, and Loyola Marymount University.