Mike Richmond About the Educator

Mike Richmond performed and recorded with artist such as Miles Davis, Stan Getz, Horace Silver, Dizzy Gilespie, Ravi Shankar, Joe Henderson, Jack DeJonette, Lee Konitz, Gil Evans, Pat Metheny, and Quincy Jones. Among his awards are the Teacher of the Year Award at New York University (1994) and Esteemed Faculty Award at New York University (1991). In addition, Mike is active as advisor and clinician for the German and Swiss National Youth Jazz Orchestras. He also serves as bassist and musical director of the Charles Mingus Dynasty. His bass method book, Modern Walking Bass Techniques (Ped Xing Music) is used in over 300 school systems and universities internationally.