Multi-instrumentalist/producer Jeff Ponders II has captivated audiences across the world with his provocative, soulful approach to music.
Born in Detroit, Jeff honed his skills under the tutelage of jazz masters Donald Walden, Marcus Belgrave, and Wendell Harrison. His resume includes performances and recordings with heavyweights across many genres, including James Carter, Robert Glasper, Mike Phillips, Keyshia Cole, Bebe Winans, Eric Roberson, and John Legend. Jeff toured the US as a featured soloist and a member of the Marvin Gaye Orchestra for the hit musical “My Brother Marvin”.
Jeff is a founding member of the electrifying band HotSauceMusic, and works throughout the Midwest as an artist and teaching clinician. His exciting debut album, “Spark,” is available through all digital platforms.