Jordan “Worldpeace” Richmond has been a musician and teacher on the NYC and New England bluegrass scene for over 20 years, playing dobro, guitar, and bass. He has played with Franklin Turnpike, The Worcester County Bluegrass All-stars, and The Daring Coyotes String Band.
Jordan has studied, taught, and performed at the Berklee College of Music and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, with a concentration in Music Therapy. He records music at his Worldpeace Studios with other like-minded New England artists. He is also a trader and collector of vintage instruments.
“Jordan brings a strong sense of welcoming, belonging, and positivity to his instruction. Whether he is including you in a bluegrass jam or teaching you a new tune, Jordan makes the music accessible and enjoyable for the participant.”
“Jordan always makes sure folks get a chance to try taking a break, and he offers helpful advice about crucial notes and phrases.“
“Jordan teaches in a humorous and inclusive manner, which makes practicing and performing a real pleasure.”
“Jordan always brings his knowledge to our jams – I learn the most from the recordings he does in his studio. He has added to my musical life immensely.”