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Dr. Richard Mason

Dr. Richard Mason
Associate Professor
Trombone, Jazz Ensemble

Phone: 912-478-5222

B.A., West Virginia Wesleyan College
M.A., California State University – Northridge
D.M.A., University of Alabama

About Dr. Mason

Richard Mason holds a B.A. in trombone performance from W.Va. Wesleyan College; an M.A. in trombone performance from California State University, Northridge; and a D.M.A. from the University of Alabama. He has been the bass trombonist with the Glenn Miller Orchestra, Harry James Orchestra, Bill Tole Orchestra, the Bill Watrous Wildlife Refuge West, and the LaMirada (CA) and the Burbank Symphony orchestras. Mason was an active studio trombonist in Los Angeles for more than 10 years. He has recorded in most major recording facilities including Capitol Records, A&M Records, Evergreen Studios, MCA Universal, Disney Studios and Paramount. His television and motion picture credits include Knots Landing, Quincy, Private Benjamin, and Xanadu.

Last updated: 12/14/2023