Singer (soprano)

Ashton Forde

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About Ashton

Singer (soprano)

Ashton’s distinctive and soulful voice has seen her performing internationally from Dubai, France and in and throughout London, where she is based today. Her vocal versatility and the honing of her craft has allowed her to perform a wide range of genres which best lends itself to jazz, soul and pop. Whether it is in the studio, demoing for top producers, or creating the perfect atmosphere for a whole host of private events, Ashton is a sought-after performer who brings a real presence to every stage she graces. Ashton has performed at high profile venues such as Ronnie Scott’s, and The Kensington Hotel and has recently completed a BA (Hons) in vocals at UEL. ‘’Each event is unique to you. From the guest list to the ambiance, it’s personal and should have its own memorable edge that will last in everyone’s minds. The music that I provide is no exception and I’m really passionate about working with my clients to tailor their events to what they envision, to create a special atmosphere not to be forgotten. Specialising in modern classics, Motown, Soul and Jazz, I have gained extensive experience at regular residencies at top London venues and various private functions from birthdays to naming ceremonies and weddings. I have also spent time in residencies abroad and I am fortunate to work with a network of superb musicians. I mostly perform in my acoustic duo, however, I am able to offer a range of musical combinations to suit your vision’’ - Ash

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I can perform with backing tracks
I can perform while walking around a venue
Jazz, Blues, Swing, Pop, Acoustic, Covers, Motown, R&B, Top 40, Soul
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Event types:
Corporate event, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Charity event, Recording session, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Ableton Live, Fluent improviser, Fluent sight-reader, Perfect pitch
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Song list

Pop, Soul, Rock
9 -to 5 - Dolly Parton Never Too Much - Luther Vandross
Ain't No Sunshine - Bill Withers Not The Only One - Sam Smith
Ain't Nobody - Chakka Khan Old Love - Eric Clapton
All I Do - Stevie Wonder On and On - Erykha Badu
American Boy -Estelle One Love - Bob Marley
Angels - Robbie Williams Party - Beyoncé
At Last - Etta James Perfect - Fair Ground Attraction
Back To Black - Amy Winehouse Piece Of My Heart - Janis Joplin
Better Together - Jack Johnson Proud Mary - Tina Turner
Bill Yellow Taxi - Joni Mitchell Purple Rain - Prince
Billie Jean - Michael Jackson Young Hearts Candi Staton
Black Velvet - Alannah Myles Rather Be - Clean Bandit
Blame It On The Boogie- Jackson 5 Red Red Wine - UB40
Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison Rolling In The Deep - Adele
Candy - Paulo Nutini September - Earth, Wind and Fire
Cannonball - Damien Rice Sex On Fire - Kings Of Leon
Car Wash - Rose Royce Sir Duke - Stevie Wonder
Chain Reaction - Diana Ross Cant Stop The Feeling - Justin Timberlake
Chandelier - Sia Girls Just Wanna Have Fun - Cindi Lauper
Crazy In Love - Beyoncé Believe - Cher
Crazy Little Thing Called Love - Queen Shake It Off - Taylor Swift
Dance With Somebody - Whitney Houston Shape Of You - Ed Sheeran
Diamonds - Rihanna Shut Up and Dance - Walk The Moon
Don't Know Why - Nora Jones Someone Like You - Adele
Don't Look Back In Anger - Oasis Somewhere Only We Know - Keane
Don't Stop Believing - Journey Son Of A Preacher Man - Dusty Springfield
Don't Stop Me Now - Queen Master Blaster - Stevie Wonder
Dreams - Fleetwood Mac Songbird - Oasis
Easy Like Sunday Morning - The Commodores Sonorita - Justin Timberlake
Ex Factor - Lauryn Hill Spooky - Dusty Springfield
Faith - George Michael Stand By Me - Ben E. King
Fields Of Gold - Sting Stay With Me - Sam Smith
Forget You - Gnarls Barkley Stop Crying Your Heart Out - Oasis
Heaven - Brian Adams Stuck In The Middle With You - Stealers Wheel
Highway to Hell - ACDC Superstition - Stevie Wonder
Hotel California - Eagles Sweet Child Of Mine - Guns and Roses
I Can't Feel My Face - The Weeknd Take It Easy - Eagles
I Just Want To Make Love To You - Etta James Tears Dry On Their Own - Amy Winehouse
I Want To Break Free - Queen The Best - Tina
I Want To Know What Love Is - Foreigner The Chain - Fleetwood Mac
If I Ain’t Got You - Alecia Keys The Way You Make Me Feel - Michael Jackson
Ironic - Alanis Morisette Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran
Jolene - Jolene This Love - Maroon 5
Just The Way I'm Feelin - Feeder Uptown Funk - Bruno Mars
Kiss - Prince Use Me - Bill Withers
Knockin' On Heavens Door Use Somebody - Kings Of Leon
Last Request - Paulo Nutini Valerie - Amy Winehouse
Lean On Me - Bill Withers Walking On Sunshine - Katrina & The Waves
Let Her Go - Passenger We Found Love - Rihanna
Like A Prayer - Madonna What's Love Got To Do With It -Tina Turner
Livin' On a Prayer - Bon Jovi Wicked Games - Chris Isaak
Love Is A Losing Game - Amy Winehouse With Or Without You - U2
Love Me Like You Do - Ellie Goulding Hello - Adele
Love Yourself - Justin Beiber Wonderwall - Oasis
Naïve - The Kooks You Give Me Something - James Morrison
Natural Woman - Carole King You Got The Love - Florence and The Machine
I Want You Back - Jackson 5
Cheap Thrills - Sia
Jazz Standards Christmas Songs
A Fine Romance All I Want For Christmas Is You
April In Paris Fairytale Of New York
Autumn Leaves Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
Back To Black It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas
Blue Moon Jingle Bell Rock
Cry Me A River Last Christmas
Dream a little dream of me Let It Snow
Feeling good Rocking Around The Christmas Tree
Fly Me To The Moon Santa Baby
Georgia On My Mind Santa Claus Is Coming To Town
Girl from Ipanema All Of Me Silent Night
Girl Talk White Christmas
God Bless The Child
I Hear Rhapsody
I’ve Got You Under My Skin
Lullaby Of Bird land
My Funny Valentine
Night and Day
On Green Dolphin Street
The Days Of Wine and Roses
Peel Me A Grape
Mack The Knife
I Can’t Get Started
A-Tisket, A Tasket
If I were A Bell
All Of Me
Moon River
Bewitched, Bothered, And Bewildered