Peter F. Gontha

Many credit him for bringing Jazz to Indonesia and he is the owner of Jakarta's top jazz venue, JAMZ, where major artists like Bob James, Lee Ritenour, Chick Corea, Ramsey Lewis, the Rippingtons, Brecker Brothers, George Duke, to mention only a few, have performed. An accomplished performer himself who lives and breathes jazz, He started Private Television and Pay TV in Indonesia.

Motivated and inspired by his vision that people from all over the world can work together in peace and harmony through the wonderful medium of music, he sees music as the only international language, cutting through all barriers and opening hearts and minds wherever it is heard.


Jakarta International Java Jazz Festival is produced by PT Java Festival Production.

Java Festival Production is a company engaged in delivering integrated world-class music entertainment & lifestyle, working together with government, private sectors and community, locally and internationally, in mutually beneficial and sustained relationships.

Our vision is to be recognized as one of the most professional entertainment providers in the region with programs most recognized for its quality, innovation and impact in promoting peace, cross-cultural synergy and growth of music and tourism industries.

Our values are: quality, innovation, service, commitment, win-win, long term relationship.

We use the best resources in the industry to ensure quality delivery of each event.

Key Executives:

Peter F. Gontha


Founder and Chairman

Paul Dankmeyer


Program & Artistic Director

Dewi A.L. Gontha


Production & Marketing Director

Program & Artists Relations:

Eki Puradiredja (Program Coordinator)

Agnes Silvia (Program)

Angga Wardhana (Program)

Visual Communication Design:

Danang B. Setiawan

Gandhi Permata

Dian Anggraeny


Simon Cotsworth


Multimedia & Information Technology:

Zulkarnain Basian

Willys Matulatan

Didiek Priambudi


Marketing & Promotions:

Inge Bachrens (Promotion)

Pradiva Ayu Risanti P.

Rachmatia Kurniawati (JJOTM & TV Coordinator)

Mohammad Ridwan (Radio Partner Coordinator)

Ressanda Tamaputra (Print Media Partner Coordinator)

Widyasena Sumadio (Promotion)

Giri Yudhistira (Outdoor Promotion)

Firman Sujudi (Sales & Marketing)

Ertanto Ariebowo (Sales & Marketing)

Boy Akhmad (Sales & Marketing)

Finance, Accounting and General Affairs:

Lia D. Prihanto

Septiana Tedjo

Sri Hastuti


Dahlia Manurung


Muhammad Safii

Panggih Riyanto

Lingga Perwira

Dyky Prayogo

M. Sidik




Lihardo Gonzales

Merchandise, Food & Beverage:

Hanny Widjojo

Veronica S. Liuyanto

Reza N. Haq

Government Affairs

Victor Saimima