Forza Biographies


James Rawlinson (Soprano/Alto)

James is the musical driving force of Forza, and has been a Pro musician for 20 years. A passionate performer, band leader and educator, James is considered one of the South Coast’s best saxophonists.

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Andrew Blee (Tenor)

Andy Forza Saxophone QuartetAndrew is the founder member of the quartet, and also responsible for the day to day running and organisation of the Forza Saxophone Quartet. Andrew has a passion for all styles of music, from smooth jazz to classical, and has just graduated with a 1st class Bmus music degree from Chichester University.

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Kyle Shenton (Alto)

Kyle Forza Saxophone QuartetKyle started playing music at the age of seven on the flute. At the age of twelve he looked to the saxophone as his main instrument. Over the years Kyle has played in many big bands, orchestras, sax quartets and various other jazz ensembles.  He now teaches full time and plays in various top bands on the South Coast.


Emily Westwood (Baritone)

Emily is a multi-instrumentalist accomplished on saxophone, drums, flute and voice. She graduated with an honours degree in music majoring in performance on saxophone. She has taught all of her instruments and currently teaches music in a prep school. Emily has performed and recorded in a range of musical ensembles around the country including performing with Richard Stilgoe.