Jefferson Ford is a former musician who is experienced in publicizing and managing musical talent. He has worked in artist promotions and booking bands for over 10 years.
As Director of Floor Operations Jefferson anticipates the needs of attendees and artists to ensure a smooth event.
Keith Gilchrist comes to you directly from Detroit, Michigan. He has an impressive and inspirational life journey of exciting and wonderful experiences. He is the perfect example of getting things done in a variety of career fields and utilizing those skills full circle to bring his community and passion for helping others.
He furthered his education at Wayne County Community College, and the University of Michigan where he got his degree as a Business Major.
He had a great time playing Semi-Pro Basketball with The Detroit Spirits for 3 years and later worked as a DJ spinning R&B/House music for two of the most sought after DJ groups in Detroit. (Dale Willis Org and Duncan Sounds of Detroit)
He decided to make some moves and landed in Atlanta on October 1984 and starting working for the State Of Georgia as a Health Service Tech II for a few years.
The music muse called him back into the music scene again and he began working heavily in the Jazz scene. He started selling Jazz CD’s and mixtapes, which led him into marketing and promoting jazz events across Atlanta. He created the Jazzman Music/Jazzman Network of Friends, and joined together with other promoters to form H.A.R.M.O.N.Y. Jazz Alliance of Atlanta, which promotes and markets some of the top venues, and jazz artist in the United States.
Jazzman Music/Jazzman Network of Friends, is currently managing a few elite Jazz Artists across the US, and the International markets.
Keith V. Gilchrist has been a tremendous resource in connecting Artists, Colleagues, Friends, and Peers, with different Associations and Groups. Here are just a few of the impressive Groups and Associations he belongs to, sponsors, and advocates for: Lymphoma Research Foundation, Fundraiser of Bowling for the Cure since 2008, Member of USBC Bowling Congress since 2003, The Lupus Foundation, The Diabetic Assoc., AZculture.com, TuKute Presents, Atlanta Jazz Lover's, Jazz Beat Promotion, The Music Store, Cheryl Hughey Promotions, The Dirty Dog Jazz Cafe, Cafe 290, Roswell BMW, GHP Radio, Ssassy Radio, Indie Music Network, Facebook, TAGGED, Linked-in, Fountaine Lewis Productions, Detroit Jazz Magazine, Twitter, Instagram.