Guest of Honor 2022

Bob Mintzer
Bob MintzerGuest of Honor 2022
American saxophonist, composer, arranger and big band leader Bob Mintzer has been named as the Guest of Honour for YSJF 2022.


In addition to being a member of the Grammy Award-winning Yellowjackets, he is chief conductor of the WDR Big Band in Cologne, a position he took up in 2016, and holder of the Buzz McCoy endowed chair of jazz studies at the University of Southern California.