As soon as Jeff graduated from high school in St. Cloud, Minnesota, he was off showcasing his keyboard talents, touring with a variety of bands. Eventually, he landed in Branson, MO where he built an impressive reputation as the musical director for Bobby Vinton and Ray Stevens. Jeff has also performed with Fabian, the Shirelles, Brian Hyland, the Chiffons, Danny & the Juniors, Ben E King, Leslie Gore, Little Eva, Johnny Preston, Peggy March, Larry Gatlin & the Gatlin Brothers and many more. In 2015, he was nominated in the Branson Terry Music Awards as Keyboard Player of the Year.