Don Immel

Tenor Trombone Artist

Don Immel

Don Immel

Solo/Principal Trombonist, South Jutland Symphony Orchestra

Instrument Specs

  • Model: T350-E
  • Bell: 381CF
  • Slide: T-STD
  • Tuning Slide: Rose
  • Leadpipe: Custom

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 frequently throughout Asia, the United States and Europe, and has recently been appointed Solo/Principal Trombonist with the Sønderjyllands Symfoniorkester, a Danish national symphony that records for the Naxos label. 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.

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In Their Own Words

Stan Jeffs

"The Edwards T396-A is a fantastic instrument. I am very glad I made the purchase. It's a wonderful fixed-horn design that uses different alloys to bring out a warm and beautiful sound. The response is very fast.

"The clarity is excellent throughout all ranges -- by far the best I've played. As a new owner, I initially played this instrument without using the Pillars and was very happy. But now I've found several setups that allow the "true colors" of this horn to ring out. I enjoy this trombone immensely."

Stan Jeffs
Freelance Musician, Seattle, WA