Sonata Pi

Sonata Pi

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This tight Jazz vocal harmony group often compared to the: Manhattan Transfer, has been a strong musical force throughout Northern California for a decade, and is branching out internationally. For International bookings: Chase Ruffin: 1-(510) 205-5040 chaseruffin@comcast.net

Biography

Chase Ruffin
Founder, Singer, musician and published songwriter, has performed and toured extensively in the U.S. and Europe with groups such as: We Friends, The Defiance, The Zodiac 5, Solid Ice, Tongue ‘N’ Chic, and Ivory Monkey. Chase is a gifted songwriter, who can be credited for having many of his songs performed by local and national musicians and singers over the years. Other credits during his career include working with, or opening for Gene Chandler, Chuck Berry, Parliament/Funkadelic, Shelia E., Quiet Riot and many others.
Maureen Antoinette
Has performed for many years, has recorded with Starship, The Bobs, Shaka Ra, Zakiya Hooker and Jimmy McCracklin. Her career includes performances at the House of Blues in Hollywood, the Paramount Theater in Oakland, Biscuits-n-Blues in San Francisco, and Buddy Guy’s Legends in Chicago. Maureen has graced Bay Area and international audiences with her vocal gift, and says that she “Never remembers not singing”, and that “Music is her life!”
J.R. Stewart
A seasoned professional, has proven his ability to thrill audiences with his versatile, fiery and impressive four octave range while performing with Ecstasy, Solid Ice, Street Sounds, Flexx and E.C. Scott and Smoke. During his career, “J.R.’s” vocal prowess has also been displayed during performances with the Spinners, Huey Lewis, Boz Skaggs, Jr. Walker & the All Stars and Lou Rawls. In addition to performing as a singer, “J.R.” has also achieved acclaim for roles he’s portrayed in various theater ensembles.


Discography

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1.) Al Brown
2.) You want me
3.) Imagine
4.) Gymnopedies #3
5.) I wish you Love
6.) Silent Heart
7.) Again
8.) Cloudburst
9.) Birdland (2005)
10.) Spain
11.) Too High
12.) Eyes on the Prize
13.) I Who Have Nothing
14.) Ray's Rock House
15.) My Funny Valentine
16.) Be-bop Medley

Set List

Sonata Pi Song List (s)

1.) Al Brown
2.) You Want Me
3.) Imagine
4.) Gymnopedies#3
5.) I Wish You Love
6.) Silent Heart
7.) Again
8.) Cloudburst
9.) Birdland 2005
10.) Spain
11.) Eyes On The Prize
12.) Ray's Rock House
13.) I Who Have Nothing
14.) My Funny Valentine
15.) Be-Bop Medley
16.) Too High
17.) A Song For You
18.) Moody's Mood (For Love)
19.) Gaucho
20.) Sun Goddess
22.) Why You Wanna Mess It All Up
23.) We Got By
24.) Salt Peanuts
26.) Until We Love
27.) Blues In The Night
28.) Use Me
29.) Will You Try My Love
30.) In Your Eyes
31.) Sorry To Say Goodbye
32.) Waters Of March
33.) A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square
34.) I've Got The Love
35.) Baby I'm Your Fiend
36.) Swingin
37.) She Spoke To Me
38.) Sensuous Whisper
40.) You Don't Know Nothing
42.) Is It Because Your Mine
43.) I've Got The Love
44.) If You Want Me To Stay
45.) Night In Tunisia
46.) How Deep Is Your Love
47.) You Are A Winner
48.) Tell Him
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