Jeff Keith

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Jeff Keith
Jeff Keith with Tesla at the Chance in Poughkeepsie, NY.jpg
Keith performing at the Chance Theater in Poughkeepsie, New York on April 27, 2009.
Background information
Birth name Jeffrey Lynn Keith
Also known as JK
Born (1958-10-12) October 12, 1958 (age 57)
Texarkana, Arkansas, United States
Genres Hard rock, blues rock, heavy metal
Occupation(s) Musician, Songwriter
Instruments Vocals
Years active 1982–present
Labels Geffen, Tesla Electric Company Recordings
Associated acts Tesla, Bar 7

Jeffrey Lynn "Jeff" Keith (born October 12, 1958 in Texarkana, Arkansas) is an American musician, best known as the lead singer of the band Tesla.[1] He was also the lead singer for the band Bar 7.[2]

Before he became part of Tesla, Keith lived in Idabel, Oklahoma with his mother Anita and sister Joey. He attended Idabel High School and eventually moved to Sacramento, California to live with his father. Keith started out singing in the band Troubleshooter with his brother BK, before joining City Kidd (later known as Tesla) in 1983. He now lives with his wife, step-daughter and son in Granite Bay, California.


  1. ^ Huey, Steve; Leahey, Andrew. "Biography: Tesla". AMG. Retrieved 17 May 2010. 
  2. ^ DaRonco, Mike. "Biography: Bar 7". AMG. Retrieved 17 May 2010. 

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