As multi-instrumentalist, singer and member of Equity, Don has undertaken thousands of engagements performing Jazz, popular and classical music. He has appeared on stage, radio and television, guested on shows such as 'Friday Night is Music Night' playing alongside such greats as Georgie Fame, Bob Monkhouse, Jim Davidson and more. He also played as guest soloist with the BBC Radio Big Band (Cannes Jazz Festival). Check out Live dates for upcoming gigs.
Don left The Central Band of the Royal Air Force in 1998 after 25 years service and as a member of the elite Squadronaires Big Band to pursue his career as a professional musician. His hugely popular one-man Mr Soulman show is now entering its 5th year.
Earlier this year Don re-formed his 10-piece band The Wright Stuff, of which he is Musical Director. He is also an experienced teacher with over 25 years experience, teaching all levels from beginners through to professional musicians.
Don has recently started his SuperSax Masterclass in collaboration with the music departments of schools and universities. He also gives concerts in prisons around the UK. He is currently studying philosophy and theology at Manchester University and his hobbies include Olympic weight-lifting and water-skiing.