Born and raised in Corvallis, Oregon and started playing the NW music scene early on. Playing throughout the Northwest from Kalamath Falls, to Seattle by the time he was sixteen.
Jeff has provided vocals for bands including: Mr. Meaner, Beggar’s Opera and Angelheart. He has collaborated in the studio for projects with Dali’s Dilemma (Magna Carta), Esera Tuaolo, Billy Peterson of Steve Miller Band, and the late Mike Starr of Alice in Chains. He’s shared the stage with many popular bands including: Candlebox, Everclear, Presidents of the United States of America, Yngwie Malmstein, Galactic Cowboys, King’s X, Quiet Riot, David Lee Roth, Alice in Chains, War Babies, Love on Ice, Guntruck, L7, and 7 Year Bitch.
In the late 90s Jeff started a successful management company, where he negotiated over a hundred professional football contracts and worked with people such as: NFL greats Chuck Foreman, John Randle, Marion Barber III, James Newson, and amazing musicians like Billy Peterson (Steve Miller Band, Bob Dylan), Dez Dickerson (Prince), as well as countless others.
In 2011, Jeff joined the legendary grunge band Malfunkshun, who historically are considered the “godfathers” of grunge. Jeff joined one of the greatest guitarists in history, as well as his personal favorite, Kevin Wood.
Jeff currently lives in Minneapolis, MN with his girlfriend Melissa. Collectively they have six children and are expecting their first child together in 2012.