Don Immel is
internationally recognized for classical and jazz performance, as well
as for his teaching of brass pedagogy and performance/practice
strategies. He appears
From 1999 until 2006, Immel served as Associate Professor of Trombone and Jazz Studies at the University of Washington, in Seattle, achieving tenure in 2003. He has also served as Principal Trombonist of the Honolulu Symphony Orchestra, has performed extensively with the Seattle Symphony, Seattle Opera, and Houston Symphony Orchestras, and can be heard on dozens of movie and television sound tracks. Immel was born in the United States, receiving his advanced degree in orchestral performance from Rice University.