In A Mood – Spotify Playlist

In A Mood – Spotify Playlist

“In A Mood” is a new Spotify playlist featuring music that is soft, melancholic, and moody. Perfect to play in the background on any given evening when we are “in our feelings.”  This playlist includes music from John Forbes, Harry Gregson Williams, Alex Alessandroni,...
Le Clown

Le Clown

ONCE UPON A TIME IN FRANCE STREAM HERE Quite a few years ago, while on tour in Europe with a major recording artist, I was having a coffee at a street cafe in Lille, France. As I was sitting there enjoying my coffee and baguette, a small group of street performers...
QUIET WORSHIP

QUIET WORSHIP

QUIET WORSHIP is a collection of praise and worship songs that I have been working on for a long time. Back when I was playing for Tyler Perry, I had the opportunity to work with “The Sounds of Blackness,” “Kirk Franklin’s Family,” “The Annointed Pace Sisters,”...
ANABEL

ANABEL

ANABEL Anabel is a musical piece that I composed while on Broadway as musical director for Love Jones the Musical. It is inspired by my daughter Catriona Forbes who was 5 years old at the time. The melody is from my emotional state when I was not with my daughter. It...
DARK TOWN

DARK TOWN

Dark Town is a collection of themes composed for darkness and tension in mind. These themes are the perfect recipe for film or television cues needing a dramatic feel without being distracting. These themes tend to be more emotional and void of direct genre or styles...
LUCKY SPURS

LUCKY SPURS

Lucky Spurs is a theme composed for the film written by Rick Padilla. The script itself was based on a short story by cowboy author, JPS Brown. I had the privilege of working with Joe Brown starting in 2015. I took trips to Patagonia, AZ from 2016 to 2022 staying on...
LA GRANDE PASSION

LA GRANDE PASSION

IT’S ALL ABOUT LOVE   In an attempt to assemble a collection of themes that support scenes about love, intimacy and passion, I composed 11 suites based on piano and a modest textural ensemble. After years of scoring for TV and film and later as a post supervisor,...
Carmen McRae – Reimagined

Carmen McRae – Reimagined

In the past few years I’ve had the opportunity to reproduce some significant historical jazz artists from the 50s, 60s and 70s. Starting with Doris Day “With Love” I have produced a total of six of these albums including the latest, Carmen McRae,...
John Forbes – “Spirit of Dogie Long”

John Forbes – “Spirit of Dogie Long”

In 2015, I had the opportunity to meet a film industry professional that has become a creative and business partner. Rick Padilla is afilm director that worked with the legendary Hal Ashby as hiscreative associate. Hal was considered one of the greatestdirectors to...
John Forbes Featuring Quan Howell “Go To Sleep”

John Forbes Featuring Quan Howell “Go To Sleep”

“Go To Sleep” is a song written and produced by John Forbes for his daughter Catriona. With Grammy winning singer, Quan Howell, this is a beautiful symphonic lullaby.  Shortly after the birth of my daughter in 2011, I found myself rocking her to sleep...