Chicago singer-songwriter/ producer/ guitarist B Forrest’s palette of audible paint contains the colours blues, folk, love, and soul. His debut album “Back to Bodhi” (released May 2015), was featured on publications such as AfroPunk, Pilerats, Rage (NBC Aus), Vocalo (NPR), Local Anesthetic (XRT), amongst others; and his song "Grown Child (ft. Sam Trump)" was nominated as a John Lennon Songwriting Competition Finalist. B performs both solo or with his live band, "The Bodhis". He has performed in over five countries and completed a national U.S. tour in 2015.
Currently in studio working on his Sophomore album (coming spring 2017), this time with a nod to future-soul, hip-hop, jazz, and electronica, B is embarking on fresh ground that will indulged the ears to his electric-eclectic vision of a music that is both steeped in tradition and propels itself into the modern soundscape.
B can be found online @bforrestmusic.
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After last years release of Back To Bodhi, B garnered head nods from some premier publications. Here are a few highlights:
PILERATS (The Lament music video premiere)
AfroPunk (Grown Child Premiere)
AFROPUNK mixtape Vol. #006 "Town Square"
Local Anesthetic (XRT Chicag0)
John Lennon Songwriting Competition finalist
RAGE (ABC AUSTRALIAn National TV DEBUT)