Photography by  Warren Woo .

Photography by Warren Woo.

Don Cornelius

Born in the UK himself, Don is one of the founding members of PugetBrass, which formed in 1999. He served as the band’s President for 18 years and started the band’s annual “Bangers & Brass” event, which celebrates its 10th anniversary in 2020. Don has played trumpet since the age of 10 and is one of two US dealers for British-based Eclipse Trumpets. Outside of PugetBrass, he is an Engineering manager at Boeing and spends time with his wife Gail and two daughters Lucy & Emma.