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SSgt Gary Jones

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Staff Sergeant Gary Jones is a Trombonist with the United States Air Force Band of the Golden West, Travis AFB, CA. Originally from Sayville, NY, his Air Force Career began in 2015.

SSgt Gary Jones is a 2013 graduate of the Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY, where he earned a Bachelor's degree in applied music. His teachers include John Marcellus, Matthew Vaughn, Eric Carlson, Per Brevig, and Michael Powell.  SSgt Jones is currently the trombonist in the Kyodai Brass Quintet.


EDUCATION
2013 Bachelor's in applied music, Eastman School of Music
2014 additional studies, Temple University

AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
National Defense Service Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal

ASSIGNMENTS
September 2015- present USAF Band of the Golden West, Travis AFB, CA

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
September 2015- Airman 1st Class

January 2018- Senior Airman

August 2019- Staff Sergeant