The most accomplished of band leaders and jazz trombonists, the late Don Lusher was awarded an OBE for services to the music industry in 2003. As a child, Don was a third generation member of the Peterborough Salvation Army Band alongside his father and grandfather. After the war, he playing with the bands of Joe Daniels, Lou Preager, Maurice Winnick, The Squadronaires, Jack Parnell, Geraldo and Ted Heath. As one of Britain's top session men he worked for some of the world's most prestigious musical directors and led the trombone section for Frank Sinatra's European tours. He was also much in demand as a soloist, as well as fronting the Don Lusher Big Band and being a member of the Best of British Jazz. Don Lusher died in July 2006.
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