Jana Mashonee is a GRAMMY nominated, eight-time Native American Music award winner. Jana Mashonee, a Native American singer/songwriter, actress and author, is one of the best known and recognized Native artists today. Her ground- breaking albums and concerts have met with critical acclaim and commercial success around the world. Jana releases her music through her own label, Miss Molly Records, the first Native-owned label distributed by Sony/RED Music. The videos for her songs have won awards at numerous film festivals across the country. Despite her fast-paced career, Jana has still found time to give back through her Jana’s Kids Foundation. She helps Native youth achieve their dreams by awarding scholarships for academic, artistic and athletic achievement, and through the many programs offered by her foundation. American Indian Story is her first book, co-written with Stephan Galfas. It is based on Jana’s best-selling, GRAMMY-nominated album of the same name. She is also the first Native American female graduate of the prestigious school, Davidson College, with a B.A. in Psychology.
|Stephan Galfas, recognized for his innovative marketing skills and leadership abilities, has been credited as one of the most influential people in the entertainment industry. Studying law, film making, and music at NYU, Stephan not only nurtured his creative talents, but also targeted and honed his business skills. His diverse talents have served him well. He has reached incomparable success as an industry executive, a director/producer, and an entrepreneurial leader, recognized for his strong business instincts and marketing prowess. Beginning his career as a producer at Warner Brothers, he went on to found his own successful production company. From there he founded T.E. Savage, Inc. and International Talent Organization, Inc., entertainment companies that focused on artist development and management. Stephan has had great success domestically and internationally as an entrepreneur, producer, engineer, manager, writer, and musician, with the sales of his albums over 80 million units worldwide. He has worked with artists such as Cher, Stevie Wonder, Kool & The Gang, Meatloaf, Manhattan Transfer, George Clinton and the P-Funk Allstars, Quincy Jones, KC & The Sunshine Band, the Allman Brothers and now his new emerging artists, Jana Mashonee, Beth Hart, and Marre. Stephan co-wrote American Indian Story – The Adventures of Sha’kona with Jana Mashonee. Stephan is a GRAMMY-nominated, multi-award winning producer, artist, and author.|