Mike Jeffers, drummer and president of Chicago Jazz Magazine and ChicagoJazz.com has over 20 years of professional musical performance experience.
Jeffers has traveled extensively throughout college as a member of the University of North Texas percussion ensemble. He has performed with different jazz and rock groups at such venues as Carnegie Hall, the House of Blues, Taste of Chicago, Green Mill, Andy’s Jazz Club, The Metro, Schubas, Double Door and many other clubs, festivals and venues throughout the country.
In addition for over four years Jeffers was a member of the house trio at the world famous Peninsula Hotel in Chicago where he performed for and coordinated events for celebrities and VIP guests.
Currently he is a freelance musician who runs his own entertainment company, Chicago Jazz Entertainment, booking his variety of musical groups for private events, festivals and club dates throughout the country.
In addition to performing Jeffers is the founder and president of Chicago Jazz Magazine and ChicagoJazz.com. For over ten years Chicago Jazz Magazine and ChicagoJazz.com have been the #1 resource’s for jazz in Chicago. Jeffers has also In addition Jeffers company also publishes the official programs for the city of Chicago Blues and Jazz festivals which happen each summer in Grant Park.