Jermane Dukes was born in Statesboro, Georgia and began playing at an unbelievable two years of age. For several years, he studied and honed his skills in the public-school system while also playing drums professionally in various churches and gospel groups.
After graduating from high school, Jermane enlisted in the U.S. Army where he became a member of the 77th Army Band in Fort Sill, OK. While assigned to the 77th Army Band, he toured the U.S. and had the privilege of performing for the Vice President of the United States Dick Cheney. He has performed with several different artists and Norwegian and Carnival Cruise Lines.
Jermane Dukes has an Associate of Arts degree in Jazz Performance from Broward College and is a graduate of the prestigious Armed Forces School of Music in Norfolk,Virginia.