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
Dewi A.L. Gontha:President Director
Paul Dankmeyer:Program & Artistic Director

Program & Artists Relations:

  • Eki Puradiredja (Program Coordinator)
  • Agnes Silvia (Program)
  • Fikar Akbar (Program)
  • Angga Wardhana (Program)

Visual Communication Design:

  • Danang B. Setiawan
  • Gandhi Permata
  • Dian Anggraeny
  • Kemal
  • Simon Cotsworth
  • Hariswan

Multimedia & Information Technology:

  • Zulkarnain Basian
  • Willys Matulatan
  • Saimanur
  • Zaid Haritsyah
  • Nadia Rarasati Putri

Marketing & Promotions:

  • Inge Bachrens (Promotion)
  • Ressanda Tamaputra (Head of Promotion & Print Media Partner Coordinator)
  • Rachmatia Kurniawati (TV Coordinator)
  • Mohammad Ridwan (Radio Partner Coordinator)
  • Widyasena Sumadio (Promotion)
  • Giri Yudhistira (JJOTM & Outdoor Promotion)
  • Julia Putri (Media Relation)
  • Firman Sujudi (Senior Marketing Manager)
  • Ertanto Ariebowo (Sales & Marketing)
  • Andi Ilham (Sales & Marketing)
  • Randy Yudesyaf (Sales & Marketing)
  • Risa Fatimah (Sales & Marketing)

Finance, Accounting and General Affairs:

  • Lia D. Prihanto
  • Septiana Tedjo
  • Sri Hastuti
  • Ngatno
  • Wahyu Margono
  • Ria Jailani
  • Darisman
  • Fighter Winer Pangaribuan
  • Muhammad Safii
  • Panggih Riyanto
  • Lingga Perwira
  • Dyky Prayogo
  • M. Sidik
  • Reska Gledia


  • Sugiyanta

Merchandise, Food & Beverage

  • Hanny Widjaja