M.M. - University of Northern Iowa
Office: 65 Russell Hall
Phone: (319) 273-6373
Prominent Iowa jazz musician Bob Dunn, a UNI graduate, currently teaches jazz and classical guitar lessons and music classes as a UNI adjunct instructor.
As a fretted instruments specialist, Dunn has played with the Des Moines, Cedar Rapids, and Waterloo/Cedar Falls symphonies on classical, acoustic, and electric guitar, banjo, mandolin, electric bass, and ukulele. Likewise, Dunn's involvement in Iowa's jazz community has been diverse. At home in a wide variety of styles, he performs regularly with the UNI Faculty Jazz Combo, the Tom Barry Quartet, the Don Wendt Trio, the Dick Watson Trio, The Saints, Magic Mike and the Blue Side, and Checker and the Bluetones.
Over the past two decades, Dunn has taught at Wartburg, Grinnell, Coe and Clarke Colleges, as well. Mr. Dunn has served as an adjudicator at the NEIBA and SEIBA Jazz Contests, and as both adjudicator and guest artist at the Coe Jazz Summit. In addition, he has taught at both the Southwest Community College Jazz Camp and the UNI Jazz Combo Camp.
Dunn also participates in a classical guitar-flute duo with Wartburg faculty member Dominique Cawley.