Forbes Graham is a composer, trumpet player, and electronic musician currently based in the Boston area. He has appeared on over 30 recordings, including studio appearances on such labels as Metal Blade, Tzadik, and Troubleman. Forbes has performed and recorded with a very diverse group of artists, including Erase Errata, Steve Lantner, Daughters, Raqib Hassan, Jim Hobbs, The One Am Radio, and Luther Gray. His composition “Variations on the Fibonacci Sequence” was commissioned by the Greenwall Foundation and world premiered at the 2007 Festival of New Trumpet. Forbes has also written music for the new music/rock ensemble Normal Love. He has appeared at numerous festivals including High Zero and The Wire’s Adventures in Modern Music. His work incorporates many genres including drum n’bass, jazz, contemporary classical, noise, and hip-hop.
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September 18, 2010
The Friday Morning Listen: Taylor Ho Bynum, Forbes Graham - The Middle...
February 08, 2010
Kevin Frenette/Forbes Graham Duo @ 119 Gallery on 2/13
January 31, 2010
Trumpeter Forbes Graham Interviewed at AAJ
December 31, 2009
Forbes Graham's Wild May @ The Stone on Jan. 5thforbes Graham's Wild...
April 28, 2009
Forbes Graham / Kevin Frenette Duo - April 30 @ Hyde Park Library
September 04, 2007
Forbes Graham Trio @ 119 Gallery on September 8
August 15, 2007
Forbes Graham / Kevin Frenette / Ryan McGuire @ Newsong Arts Center on...
March 22, 2007
Forbes Graham Quartet April 2 in Hyde Park, MA
"A sterling tone like Louis Armstrong's, a sense of stride and a sidewinder sleekness... He brings spot-on timing... into the icy age of post-jazzand swings, too, situated comfortably within the classic idiom." Gordon Marshall, All About Jazz