JAB Workshops

Workshops with world-renowned masters of jazz are an important part of the Forum Fest.

Professional skills and secrets to technical mastery were shared with JAB participants by: Patti Austin, one of the world’s leading jazz vocalists, Grammy Award winner, the only singer in the world possessing the title of “Vocal Academic”; Kurt Elling, vocalist and Grammy Award winner; John Beasley, pianist and composer, producer, Grammy and Emmy Award winner, director of International Jazz Day Music; Till Brönner, one of the greatest jazz trumpeters of our time, five-time winner of the prestigious Echo Award and a Grammy nominee, Grammy-winning Jazz guitarist Lee Ritenour and Grammy and Tony Award-winning Jazz Singer Dee Dee Bridgewater.