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Meet Our CEO
Alton B. Jackson, II - "AJ"
Over 20 years of Industry Experience
Engineer|Musician| Vocalist|Producer| Entrepreneur
Alton is a well-versed professional. His years of experience have given him undeniable understanding and insight into the music industry. The respect he has earned within his field makes him a valuable and much sought-out expert
His ability to assess the current aptitude of a trainee’s abilities, no matter the musical concentration, is impeccable. In addition to properly assessing competency, he specializes in exposing weaknesses in order to address areas of concern with purpose
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Full Sail University
Masters of Science - May 2017
Bowie State University
Bachelor of Arts in Music – May 2000
Concentration in Vocal Performance
Minor in Piano Performance
Pro Tools Engineering Certificate – June 2010
5.1 surround sound mixing
Stereo Mixing & Mastering
Creating video game assets
Music Scoring for film & video gaming
Advance musical editing
Dialogue Recording & Editing
Sound Design Creation and Editing
Foley Editing & Delivery
ADR Recording & Editing
Field & Film Recording
Voice Over Recording & Production
*all mixing work was completed on a D command with various configurations or a Trident mixing console with extensive vintage outboard gear
Alton Jackson, II, amicably known as AJ, is a native of Washington, DC. He is a producer, musician, vocalist, entrpreneur, and sound engineer with over 15 years of experience. AJ has worked with world renowned music producers, such as Teddy Riley, Micayle “The Mack” McKinney, and Floyd "Flip Matrix" Wilcox. He is the owner of KoLAB Entertainment which is an entertainment industry business hub.
AJ obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Vocal Music Performance with a Minor in Piano Performance from Bowie State University, and has also received an Avid Certification in Pro Tools Post and Music Engineering from Video Symphony in Burbank, California. AJ is a member of Phi Mu Alpha Fraternity Inc. He is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Entertainment Business.
AJ began working in the industry as an Assistant Sound Engineer for GDIC, a local DMV sound and lighting company. He has also worked with a variety of churches on the East Coast and on the West Coast serving as a Musician, Consultant, and
As a producer and engineer for various production camps AJ has been afforded the opportunity of working on projects for Michael Jackson, Kirk Franklin, Howard Hewett, Keke Palmer, Black Street, Paige Miles, Taryn Manning and various other artist. He is passionate about discovering and developing new talent. His goal is to keep his finger on the pulse of music and media while navigating through changes in business practices, marketing and commercial selling platform changes, and consumer’s consumption entertainment trends.