The Band

Forza Saxophone Quartet band members have a wealth of experience and musical tastes, with a common love for playing live music. Check out below their individual bios.

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James Rawlinson - Soprano/Alto Saxophones
James Rawlinson

James is the musical driving force of Forza, and has been a Pro musician for 30 years. A passionate performer, band leader and educator, James is considered one of the South Coast’s best saxophonists. James has performed all over the world and in venues and festivals such as Buckingham Palace, Goodwood Festival, Twinwood Festival and Montreux Jazz Festival.

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Andrew Blee - Tenor Saxophone
Andy Forza Saxophone Quartet

Andrew 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 graduated with a 1st class Bmus music degree from Chichester University, followed by an Mmus (with distinction) at The University of Southampton.

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Kyle Shenton - Alto Saxophone
Kyle Forza Saxophone Quartet

Kyle 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.