The Members of Rock-n-Soul
Lead Guitar, Vocals
Dave has been performing and managing bands for over 40 years. Music is his passion. He is a master at performing hits from the 50's through the 80's and his foundation in Rock n Roll, Rhythm & Blues, Motown, and Soul adds to the sound of " Diana Harris and the RnS Band". Inspired by the music of the Beatles, Rolling Stones, Temptations, Loggins & Messina and James Brown, Dave created his own unique guitar sound. Dave is married, retired, and living in Discovery Bay, He enjoys spending time with his three grandchildren, boating, and of playing music.
Born in Chicago, IL; has lived in the San Francisco Bay Area since 1995. Diana began pursuing her creative talents through musical theater in High School, and in the church choir. During her college days in her home town Chicago, Diana was the lead vocalist in an all-girls band which performed in several local clubs.
You may have caught her performing at Yoshi’s San Francisco Lounge, where Diana appeared for three months with the Richard Harris Jazz Ensemble. Diana has also performed at the Claremont Resort & Spa, The Westin Hotels and several private events nationwide and locally. Given the chance you should not miss a live performance buy this gifted and soulful talented lady.
Richard Harris was influenced at an early age by the “straight” jazz piano styling of Oscar Peterson, Les McCann and Ramsey Lewis. Richard was caught by the sweet tones of Bassist Ray Brown, Paul Chambers, Stanley Clarke and Percy Heath.
Richard is an accomplished Jazz artist, he took charge of his music creativity while arranging, producing, performing and collaborating with others to create Richard Harris and Friends Productions. Richard is also known for his interpretations of classic Jazz and R&B songs, reflecting his knowledge and appreciation of all music. Richard has a groove you will instantly connect with. His smooth, versatile romantic style will charm you, and keep you wanting more. Richard Harris is an impressive and gifted Bassist. He is fast rising and certainly here to stay!
Mr. Johnny Ramos is an entertainer, guitarist, keyboardist and singer who has worked in the music industry for over 30 years. John has worked with a variety of various artists including "envogue," Martha Reeves, Bobby Rush, Ike Turner Jr. "two tons of fun," Lewis McCall of Confunksion to name a few. He has also worked with Bay Area artists Alvon Johnson, Carlos Reyes, Project 4 Band, The Midnight Band and The West Coast Blues Society. His background in playing jazz, blues, R&B, rock and gospel keeps him working with numerous bands and trios at hotels, casinos, corporate functions and clubs on a regular basis throughout the Bay Area.
Paul has been playing drums for approximately 50 years. Paul is an accomplished vocalist who can sing both lead and backup vocals. His musical influences include, the Beatles, Chicago, Steely Dan, the Doobie Brothers as well as the Eagles. He has performed with various bands and has opened for such big name bands as The Kentucky Headhunters, Mojo King, Emerson Drive and John Anderson.
Paul owned and operated a successful recording studio called "Rideout's Hideout " while he lived in Missouri. He plans to reopen his studio now that he has relocated to Riverbank California. Paul adds the soulful beat for Diana Harris & the RnS band.