Red Forrest is a songwriter - bassist - producer - harmonica player who has been in the music business since w-a-y back in the last century. He enrolled at Berklee as a transfer student in the Fall of 1980 and graduated in the Spring of 1983. Forrest relocated to Los Angeles the following year, eventually becoming the agent/owner of his own talent agency from 1995 to 2000.
Red Forrest played bass guitar professionally throughout central New England before enrolling at the Berklee College of Music in the fall of 1980; he graduated in May of 1983 with a B.A. in Professional Music.
Forrest relocated to Los Angeles the following year, where he played a number of live gigs and studio dates. He was the owner/agent of the Forrest Agency from 1995 until 2000, during which time his clients included Dick Halligan, Grammy-winning founding-member of Blood, Sweat, and Tears; John Hall, founding member of Orleans and co-writer of their biggest hits such as DANCE WITH ME and STILL THE ONE (and now the Democratic Congressman from New York's 19th district); singer-songwriter Freebo, formerly Bonnie Raitt's longtime bassist who now produces and performs his own original works, among many others.
Red served as a Final Judge for the CableAce Awards in the Original Score category in 1997, and was interviewed by John Braheny on SAMM BROWN'S FOR THE RECORD on KPFK FM radio in Los Angeles. He has held memberships in the AES, AFI, AFM, AIMP, CCC, Film Music Network, IFP/West, NMPA, NARAS, and the SCL. He has attended numerous film festivals, as well as the AFCI Locations Trade Show, the American Film Market, Cine Gear, Comdex, the NAB Show, NAMM, and Showbiz Expo West.
Forrest now operates his own project studio, comprised of a combination of digital and vintage analog recording gear, to write and produce his songs with.