Richard Dunscomb is one of the leading authorities in the fields of Jazz music and music education. He has presented more than 200 workshops including conducting and Jazz clinics throughout the United States, Australia, Europe, Canada, Sweden, Japan and South America. Throughout his career, Professor Dunscomb has been recognized with numerous honors and awards, including the IAJE Hall of Fame, and the Midwest Clinic’s Medal of Honor. His most recent publications include, with Dr. Willie Hill, Jr. “Jazz Pedagogy: The Jazz Educator’s Handbook and Resource Guide.” His newest publication is, “About That Jazz – Big Bands.”
Dunscomb is Professor Emeritus of Music at Columbia College Chicago. He is Vice President of the board of directors for the Midwest Clinic. Dunscomb is also an educational consultant for the Conn-Selmer Company.