Come along and enjoy the fabulous sounds of the Big Band Era performed, in an open session, by Alan Owens and The Forum Big Band. It's just £4 to get in and the bar is open.


Music Performed at the Forum Big Band Session Sunday 3rd April 2022 Ukraine Fundraiser:

‘It Don’t Mean a Thing’ the Mike Lewis arrangement of the Duke Ellington classic with solos from Steve Clifford on Tenor Sax and Andrea Rhodes on Piano.

‘Ain’t Misbehavin’ the Fats Waller hit arranged by Bob Lowden with solo from Nathan Campling on Baritone Sax.

‘Get Happy’ our first vocal of the day superbly performed by Henrietta.

‘Georgia on my Mind’ the Hoagy Carmichael classic arranged by Sammy Nestico and featuring our Lead Alto Sax Ralph Alder.

‘Beyond the Sea’ our second vocal featured John Haigh singing the Bobby Darin classic.

‘Sing, Sing, Sing’ the Louis Prima hit arranged by Mike Lewis featuring our Drummer Paul Walker.

‘Come Together’ the John Lennon/Tom Jones hit fantastically performed by vocalist Laura Walker.

‘Hot Toddy’ Dave Tanner’s arrangement of the Ted Heath hit with solos from Nathan Campling on Baritone Sax and James McPherson on Trumpet.

‘That’s Life’ the Frank Sinatra classic superbly performed by vocalist John Haigh.

‘Everytime We Say Goodbye’ the Cole Porter classic effortlessly performed by Henrietta.

‘Satin Doll’ Sammy Nestico’s arrangement of the Billy Strayhorn/Duke Ellington classic with solos from Andrea Rhodes on Piano, Kevin Eland on Flugal Horn and Steve Clifford on Tenor Sax.

And many more!

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