Forest Stewart's experience includes work on both French horn and electric bass. Forest is bassist and musical director for a popular and well-known singer in the Kansas City area, Ida McBeth and Friends, plays bass with Dan Thomas and Voyage, Cubanisms, and has worked extensively with Orquesta Alto Maiz, "the Salsa Band". On horn, Forest has performed with the Des Moines Symphony, the Rochester Orchestra and Chorale, the Waterloo/Cedar Falls Symphony Orchestra, and currently plays with Lee’s Summit Symphony and the People’s Liberation Big Band under the direction of Brad Cox. Forest has performed in New York, Las Vegas, Denver, Minneapolis/St. Paul, in cities throughout Germany and Italy, and at festivals in Chicago, Los Angeles, Geneva, Montreaux, Den Haag and Cuba.
Artists with whom Forest has performed include Nick Brignola, Steve Cardenas, Richie Cole, Jerry Coker, Garry Dial, John Fedchock, Bruce Forman, Mike Freeman, Bill Goodwin, Steve Houghton, Arnie Lawrence, David Liebman, Chip McNeal, Jim McNeely, Roy Meriwether, Dick Oatts, Kim Park, Jack Peterson, Jim Piu, Joe Porcaro, Emil Richards, Bobby Shew, Marvin Stam, Jerry Steinholtz, Clark Terry, Dan Thomas, Phil Upchurch, Bobby Watson, Jiggs Wiggums, and the Paul Winter Consort.