J. Richard Dunscomb

Alfred Author-J. Richard Dunscomb

J. Richard Dunscomb is the chair of the music department at Columbia College - the nation's premier visual, performing, media and communication arts college - located in Chicago, Illinois.

He is recognized nationally and internationally as one of the leading authorities in the field of jazz music and music education. He was elected to the International Association of Jazz Educators (IAJE) Hall of Fame and was awarded the prestigious Medal of Honor by The Midwest Clinic.

Mr. Dunscomb is active as a clinician, author, guest conductor, adjudicator, and consultant.