Staff Sgt. Bryan Ponton
I grew up around Frederick, MD and I received my bachelor’s degree in jazz performance from William Paterson University in 2013. I started in the FORSCOM band at Fort Bragg before joining the West Point Band in mid-2015.
Mulgrew Miller, James Weidman, Harold Mabern
Kenny Kirkland, Bill Evans, McCoy Tyner, Mulgrew Miller
When did you join the Army?
What do you enjoy doing off-duty?
Going to the gym, hiking, recording
I knew I wanted to be a musician when…
My cousin let me sit in with her blues band when I was 13.
A performance/job highlight:
Labor Day at Trophy Point and fireworks afterwards.
Did you know?
I have an identical twin brother.