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Forrest Fowler

Forrest Fowler is a performer, composer, and educator. Forrest grew up in rural Kansas and regularly appears as both a bandleader and sideman in Kansas City, performing music in a wide variety of genres ranging from jazz and rock to Congolese rhumba and Brazilian samba and choro. Forrest received his Bachelor of Music in jazz studies from Ottawa University and his Master of Arts in Music from the Conservatory at U.M.K.C. He is currently an adjunct instructor of guitar at William Jewell College and Rockhurst University. This fall, Forrest will begin doctoral studies in jazz studies at the University of Miami.