Mark Castrillon

A Southern California native, Mark began his life in music at a very young age.  He began playing the saxophone at 7 years old.  At 9  he began

 

singing career in Church choirs, continuing to perform into his early teens and eventually joining the L.A. music scene in the 80’s performing with

 

various original and cover bands.

 

As an artist, he has worked withmulti-platinum artists including Paul Rodgers (Bad Company), Paul Stanley (KISS), Lou Gramm (Foreigner),

 

Richard Marx, Edwin McCain, just to name a few Additionally, Mark also shared the stage and worked in the studio with such artists as Kenny

 

Rogers, The Killers, Sheila-E, Bret Michaels (POISON), and David Cook (American idol).  In the late 2000’s his song WAITING FOR YOU ,featured

 

in the Gold Circle Film “My Sassy Girl”.

 

 Mark has a background as a legal assistant and paralegal.  In 2004, Mark had the honor of working with legendary Producer  QUINCY JONES

 

and the Quincy Jones Foundation. Mark was directly involved in the creation, building and executing a once-in-a-lifetime Humanitarian Concert

 

“WE ARE THE FUTURE” on May 16, 2004, in Rome, Italy, with such acts as Beyonce, Andrea Bocelli, Alicia Keys and Carlos Santana.

Mark is still a full time working musician with his bands 90's Nation and his Goo Goo Dolls Tribute band "IRIS".  Mark currently lives in Los

 

Angeles , California with his family

Raised in the legendary Bakersfield, California music scene, Jason "JJ" Ford has worked for over 20 years in country & rock music as a road manager, manager, talent broker and venue owner as well as in music video programming on Brighthouse Cable and the WB Network. JJ has worked with some of the biggest acts in  music such as:  Keith Urban, NURAL, Josh Gracin, Darryl Singletary, Rhett Akins, Tyler Farr, Wade Hayes, Emerson Drive, and Blake Shelton, just to name a few.  He has worked in Los Angeles, Bakersfield and Nashville.

JJ is a certified graduate of Harvard Business School in Sustaianable Business, as well as course study in Contract Law, Data Science and Music Business.  He is a recipient of the Bakersfield Mayors Service Award as well as the National Hilton Hotel Entrepreneur of the Year Award.  JJ lives in Bakersfield, CA  with his family.

JASON "JJ" FORD

Co Founder

​Managing Partner

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