David E. Richardson, Jr

Executive Producer

Executive Producer David E. Richardson, Jr. received his love and passion for Jazz from his parents during their travels around the world.   David served his country as a Russian linguist and later as an Infantry officer.  

He spent a year in Siberia, Russia teaching conversational English in 2002 and became acquainted with many Russian Jazz artists. 

These friendships lead him to conceive the concept of “The Real Jazz Ambassadors” documentary series. This series will explore the history, impact and evolution of Jazz of the US State Department “Jazz Ambassadors” program that begin in the late 1950’s.

David lives in New Hampshire with his Russian wife and daughter, Anzhelika and CJ.