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KT Forrester
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Acoustic Guitar, Bass Guitar, Drums, Keyboard, Other Percussion.

ABOUT

Luminous on the Manchester underground since 2000, KT Forrester has supported the likes of International Drum n Bass singer/songwriter and BBC 1xtra radio presenter Jenna G,USA comedian Kyle Grooms of P Diddys Bad Boys of Comedy and the legendary jazz artist Terry Callier who has worked with the likes of Massive Attack and Beth Orton.

Katies flair shone at In the City 2005 when her track,' Baby Darlin' (Produced by factory records DT, Dellano Taylor of Tony Wilsons, RAW T) was chosen for the ITC 05 cd and made available for download on i tunes.Mike butcher of music bites reviewed her launch at The Circle. 'we're not in the business of doing the A&Rs jobs for them but its hard to deny the unbelievable raw talent of KT Forrester, with her trad standards and edgy new street vocals'.She was pinned as 'Find of ITC' that year.

'First thing i think of every morning when I wake up is music, music is my motivation and my inner strength. My love for singing first came about in 1992 when i heard the album 'Whats the 411', from then on i knew that life was about that buzz i felt when listening to Mary J Blige. My dream is for others to feel that buzz and impulse through my lyrics and melodies', says Katie.

For more on KT (Gig listings,biog,images and audios) visit www.myspace/KTForrester or emial me on Kt_Forrester@

Screen name:
KT_Forrester
Member since:
Jul 27 2008
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years together:
8
Gigs played:
50 to 100
Tend to practice:
2-3 times per week
Age:
33 years

Influences

Mary J, Lauryn Hill,Missy Elliot,Timbaland,Angie Stone,Jill Scott,Alice Russell,Erykah Badu,Stevie Wonder,Terri Walker,Teedra Moses,Arctic Monkeys,Damien and Bob Marley,Tweet,Maxwell,Dru Hill,Jaheim,Kele le Roc,Usher,Simply Red,Lisa Stansfield,James Brown,Curtis Stigers,Beverley Craven,Aretha Franklin,Brand New Heavies,Glenn Lewis,Carl Thomas,Cheri Dennis,Madonna,India Arie,Morcheeba,Skunk Anansie,Etta James,Sheryl Crow,Sade,Faith Evans,Ashanti,En Vogue,Eternal,Randy Crawford,Goapele,-all Manchester artists,musicians and producers i have worked with, teachers from access to music and past vocal coaches,and everyone and everything in day to day life! Past Experiences,Mistakes, the people i love etc, friends ,family-all influence my writing and give me the encouragement and determination to make music and become successful within the industry.

Members Of Band

Just me at the moment but i am recruiting for new musicians to form a band, preferably Bass,Keys,Percussion and or drums and acoustic guitar.I have musicians interested and will be holding informal auditions shortly.

EQUIPMENT

PA set up

MUSIC