Jeff Burnham was the soloist, horn arranger and recruiting manager with the Twin City Federal drum and bugle corps from 1959 to 1961, at the start of his drum corps career. After that, he performed with Hamm’s Indians and Spirit of ‘76. His long association with Minnesota Brass began in 1966. He has held all the important positions with Minnesota Brass over the years, including: soloist, horn instructor, assistant director, corps director, board member, recruiter, fundraiser, visual instructor, show co-ordinator, financial consultant and horn line manager. He has also contributed to other midwestern organizations. He was horn instructor and board member with Hamm’s Indians and horn arranger and recruiter with Twin City Federal. He was a board member with the Mounties junior corps in 1975. He has been an administrator with the Red Carpet Association for senior corps and the Midwest Senior Corps Association. He has received the Brassy, the highest award in the Minnesota Brass organization, considered a lifetime achievement award. He was part of the Brass group which first integrated females in corps activity. He has been a financial consultant for a number of new midwestern corps, helping them set up self-funding financial structures.