JJ Jenkins is a Bay Area-based engineer and producer who has worked in every facet of the audio industry. As a live sound engineer, he has done everything from pro and commercial installations and repairs to mixing monitors and front of house. He has mixed FOH for a variety of touring acts including Stephen Bishop, Country Joe McDonald, Holly Near and Sweet Honey in the Rock. In his capacity as a studio engineer, he has recorded and mixed a wide variety of projects in genres ranging from pop, rock, R&B, country, blues and world music to comedy, spoken word and soundtrack discs along with original cast albums for the San Francisco Mime Troupe, including their OBIE award-winning show “Seeing Double.” JJ is also a published author and has written many technical articles on audio and recording for a number of trade magazines including Mix and Electronic Musician. On the lighter side, JJ is also the co-author of Crazy Campsongs, a book of original fun songs that can be used with existing melodies. He is co-owner of independent label Jenpet Records which releases music by popular Bay Area artists including CHELLE! & Friends along with JJ’s own band ARIEL. As a musician, he has shared the bill with such luminaries as Santana and Metallica. JJ is a member of NARAS (The Recording Academy), ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers) and has been affiliated with the Audio Engineering Society and American Federation of Musicians Local 6.