Jack Chance

Jack Chance is a radio producer, filmmaker, photographer, writer, designer, sound recordist & engineer, and "guerilla ethnomusicologist."

He has recorded traditional musicians in more than 30 countries and is a contributing writer for the Rough Guide to World Music. He's helped preserve audio recordings for Easter Island's Museo Anthropológico, documented endangered native Alaskan languages and Polynesian navigation techniques in the Solomon Islands, and trains radio journalists and folklorists throughout South and Southeast Asia.

He has produced radio programs for National Public Radio’s Day to Day Show, PRI's The World, Minnesota Public Radio's The Savvy Traveler, the Nature Conservancy podcast, hearingvoices.com and the Outer Voices Radio Project.

Jack is also the producer and director of the award-winning film "The Mountain Music Project: A Musical Odyssey from Appalachia to Himalaya" and oversees MMP's music education and preservation projects in Nepal, Burma, Thailand, and Bhutan.