Jordan Panko, born and raised in Dauphin, Manitoba, started studying electric bass and double bass with Kevin Monaghan. During this time, he regularly performed with Polka/Dance bands in Dauphin, as well with the Dauphin Community Band and Dauphin Community Jazz band, where he played saxophone and jazz bass.
Jordan started his Jazz Performance degree from Brandon University in September 2014. He studies under Steve Hamilton, Eric Platz, and Greg Gatien. While he studies, he is also a freelance musician in Brandon and the surrounding area. He is set to graduate in Spring 2018.