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Ron is the leader, keyboard/guitarist and one of the three lead vocalists for the group PASSION. As a young teen the California keyboard phenom joined a San Francisco bay area R&B/Funk band. It is with this band that he began songwriting and arranging music. They released their first three singles on an Indy label getting heavy airplay in the bay area and reaching interested ears in Los Angeles. This led to his arranging the music for an album by a Grammy Award winning Gospel group followed by a multi-million dollar major label recording contract for his young band with Capitol Records. The youngsters recorded and released their first album which charted on the Billboard Hot 100, and experienced some minor national and international success. After this very promising start, a few national tours with major artists, some international touring, significant radio airplay for their singles releases, national television appearances, and soon after recording most of their never-released second album the group disbanded in Las Vegas, Nevada. This was very disheartening because he was the primary songwriter for the band. Shortly afterward he accepted a keyboardist position with another band and toured the country for the next few years while also doing recording session work in Los Angeles, New York, Boston, Connecticut, the San Francisco bay area and Las Vegas, eventually making "second home" Las Vegas, his primary residence. A few years later he formed and started touring the country with his new group PASSION. Years later, after hearing some of the new songs he had written and recorded with PASSION, Capitol Records again offered him another record deal but he and the label were never able to agree on terms. He is currently writing and recording new material for their upcoming album.

At age seventeen super talented keyboardist/bass guitarist/vocalist Al left home and headed for New York City. He worked at several clubs performing with local bands before joining a nationally touring group based from there. After several years of success, somehow, he too also finally ended up in Las Vegas. After making the desert oasis his home he was once again bitten by the road bug and hit the road performing with and being the musical director of several other touring bands including a major "Las Vegas Strip" headliner. His travels extended throughout the continental USA, Alaska and Hawaii. After several more tours he decided to stop the traveling altogether in order to continue his formal music education at the renowned Grove School of Music located in the Los Angeles area, adding film and television scoring, orchestral arranging and conducting, and jazz improvisation to his burgeoning musical repertoire. After graduating from school he returned to Las Vegas and eventually back on the road again. He was performing at a major casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey, when brother Ron called with an invitation to join his group. He was enthused about working with his brother again (they first played together in a high-school rock band) and when the engagement in Atlantic City was over he left to join PASSION. He continues his personal musical growth with his continued jazz improvisation studies and performances.

The dynamic front person extraordinaire of PASSION and one of the nation's most soulful, exciting, energetic and outstanding vocalist/entertainers is Sarah Linn. Her ability to soar with her extended vocal range and move from one genre of music to another effortlessly and authentically has awed and amazed audiences nationwide. Sarah is a native southeast Ohioan born and raised in small town Waterford, on the dairy farm her family owns and operates. Her talent to sing was cultivated in church and at family gatherings. She also plays the keyboards and guitar with the group. Sarah performed with a local rock group while attending college first at the Franciscan University of Steubenville in Steubenville, Ohio, and later at Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. She graduated with a degree in Mathematics from Ohio State University and during that same summer met and joined the group PASSION. She now resides with her husband Tom in the Great Lakes city of Marquette, which is located in the upper peninsula of Michigan (the UP) and on the sparkling shores of cold but beautiful Lake Superior. In her spare time she performs singing and playing guitar at local church functions.

On the drums and born and bred in the east coast city of Baltimore, Maryland is dynamo drummer Tim. He started laying his first grooves at age eleven on a collection of metal trash cans which eventually led to a real drum kit. He began playing in music groups throughout high-school in addition to taking private lessons on the drums, the trumpet and the piano. His superior drum skills eventually led to studio session work with Grammy award winning engineer/producer George Massenburg. After years of studio work it was on to tours with several groups before returning to continue his musical studies in the Baltimore/Washington D.C. area learning jazz and improvisation. Then it was on to Western Europe and the Virgin Islands touring with numerous international artists. He returned once again to the D.C. area where he worked as Assistant Stage Manager for DAR Constitution Hall. The drums began calling again and before long he left his job to hit the road performing with several groups in the western half of the United States before getting a call from and finally joining PASSION. A very well schooled and talented drummer he made his reputation playing on acoustic kits but he has never been intimidated by progress or technology and embraced the use of electronic drums long ago thinking of them as another instrument and style of playing to be mastered.


.38 Special   Hold On Loosely
2 Unlimited   Get Ready For This
4 Non Blondes   What's Up (Dance)
What's Up (Rock)
A Taste Of Honey   Boogie Oogie Oogie
ABBA   Dancing Queen
AC/DC   You Shook Me All Night Long
Afroman   Because I Got High
Al Wilson   Show And Tell
Alan Dale   Cherry Pink And Apple Blossom White
Alan Jackson   The Real World
Alanis Morissette   Ironic
All American Rejects   Gives You Hell
All-4-One   I Swear
Andrews Sisters   Beer Barrel Polka
Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy
Don't Sit Under The Apple Tree
In The Mood
Anne Murray   Tennessee Waltz
B-52's   Love Shack
Bachman Turner Overdrive   Taking Care Of Business
Baha Men   Who Let The Dogs Out
Barbra Streisand   The Way We Were
Beach Boys   Fun! Fun! Fun!
Little Deuce Coupe
Surfin' USA
Ben E. King   Stand By Me
Bette Midler   The Rose
Better Than Ezra   Juicy
Beyonce   Irreplaceable
Single Ladies
Big & Rich   Big Time
Save A Horse Ride A Cowboy
Big Bopper   Chantilly Lace
Bill Withers   Just The Two Of Us
Billy Idol   Mony Mony
Billy Joel   Just The Way You Are
Billy Ray Cyrus   Achy Breaky Heart
Blackeyed Peas   I Gotta Feeling
Let's Get It Started
Blake Shelton   Some Beach
Bloodhound Gang   Bad Touch, The
Blues Brothers   Peter Gunn Theme
Soul Man
Sweet Home Chicago
Bob Seger   Old Time Rock & Roll
Bobbie Gentry   Ode To Billie Joe
Bobby Day   Rockin' Robin
Bonnie Raitt   Something To Talk About
BR-549   Cherokee Boogie
Brooks & Dunn   Boot Scootin' Boogie
Brownsville Station   Smokin' In The Boys Room
Cameo   Word Up
Carly Simon   Nobody Does It Better
Ce Ce Peniston   Finally
We Got A Love Thang
Celine Dion   My Heart Will Go On
Champs   Tequila
Charlie Rich   Behind Closed Doors
Cheap Trick   I Want You To Want Me
Cher   Believe
Cheryl Lynn   Got To Be Real
Chic   Good Times
Chicago   Beginnings
Color My World
Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?
Chumbawamba   Tub Thumping
Clarence Carter   Strokin'
Club Nouveau   Lean On Me
Coasters   Charlie Brown
Coldplay   Viva La Vida
Commander Cody   Hot Rod Lincoln
Contours   Do You Love Me
Cream   Sunshine Of Your Love
Creedence Clearwater Revival   Bad Moon Rising
Proud Mary
Crush   Jellyhead
Crystal Gayle   Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue
Cupid   Cupid Shuffle
Cyndi Lauper   All Through The Night
Girls Just Wanna Have Fun
Time After Time (Dance)
Danny & The Juniors   At The Hop
Daughtry   Feels Like Tonight
David Allan Coe   You Never Even Called Me By My Name
Deep Purple   Smoke On The Water
Deniece Williams   Let's Hear It For The Boy
Diana Ross   Why Do Fools Fall In Love
Dinah Shore   Sentimental Journey
Dionne Warwick   Do You Know The Way To San Jose
Dixie Chicks   Sin Wagon
Dixie Cups   Chapel Of Love
Dobie Gray   Drift Away
Dolly Parton   Rocky Top
Doobie Brothers   Listen To The Music
Drifters   Under The Boardwalk
Dwight Yoakam   Fast As You
Eiffel 65   Blue (Da Ba Dee)
Ella Fitzgerald   Making Whoopee
My Funny Valentine
Someone To Watch Over Me
Engelbert Humperdinck   After The Loving
Cuando, Cuando, Cuando
Eric Clapton   Wonderful
EU   Da Butt
Eve   Let Me Blow Ya Mind
Fleetwood Mac   Dreams
Flo Rida   Club Can't Handle Me
Fontella Bass   Rescue Me
Four Seasons   December '63
Four Tops   I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch)
Frank Sinatra   I've Got You Under My Skin
The Way You Look Tonight
Frankie Ford   Sea Cruise
Freddy Fender   Before The Next Teardrop Falls
Wasted Days And Wasted Nights
Garth Brooks   Friends In Low Places
Gary Glitter   Rock And Roll Part II
Gene Autry   Jingle, Jangle, Jingle
George Thorogood   Get A Haircut
Glen Miller Orchestra   American Patrol
Glenn Campbell   Rhinestone Cowboy
Gloria Gaynor   I Will Survive
Never Can Say Goodbye
Gnarls Barkley   Crazy
Grand Funk Railroad   Some Kind Of Wonderful
Gretchen Wilson   Redneck Woman
Haley, Bill & The Comets   Rock Around The Clock
Hank Williams Jr.   Good Friends, Good Whiskey & Good Lovin'
Heart   Tell It Like It Is
Hootie & The Blowfish   I Only Wanna Be With You
House Of Pain   Jump Around
James Blunt   You're Beautiful
Janis Joplin   Me And Bobby McGee
Mercedes Benz
Jason Aldean   Don't You Want To Stay
Jason Mraz   I'm Yours
Jimmy Cliff   I Can See Clearly
Jimmy Soul   If You Wanna Be Happy
Joan Jett   I Love Rock & Roll
Joee   Arriba
John Cougar Mellencamp   Hurts So Good
R.O.C.K. In The USA
Wild Nights
John Lennon   Imagine
Johnny Cash   Folsom Prison Blues
Ring Of Fire
Johnny Cash & June Carter   Jackson
Johnny Lee   Looking For Love
Journey   Don't Stop Believing
Open Arms
Justin Timberlake   Sexy Back
Katrina & The Waves   Walking On Sunshine
Ke$ha   Take It Off
Tik Tok
Keith Urban   Somebody Like You
Kelly Clarkson   My Life Would Suck Without You
Kenny Chesney   No Shoes, No Shirt, No Problems
Kentucky Headhunters   Dumas Walker
Kool & The Gang   Get Down On It
KT Tunstall   Black Horse & The Cherry Tree
Kylie Minogue   The Locomotion
Lady Antebellum   Need You Now
Lady GaGa   Bad Romance
Just Dance
Poker Face
Laura Branigan   Gloria
Leona Lewis   Better In Time
Bleeding Love
Lily Allen   Smile
Linda Ronstadt   Blue Bayou
It's So Easy
Ooh, Baby, Baby
That'll Be The Day
When Will I Be Loved
Lipps Incorporated   Funkytown
Lit   My Own Worst Enemy
Lita Ford   Kiss Me Deadly
Lloyd Price   Stagger Lee
Loggins & Messina   Your Mama Don't Dance
Looking Glass   Brandy
Los Del Mar   Macarena
Los Lonely Boys   Heaven
Lou Bega   Mambo No. 5
Lou Christie   I'm Gonna Make You Mine
Loverboy   Working For The Weekend
Lynyrd Synyrd   Sweet Home Alabama
Macy Gray   I Try
Madonna   Into The Groove
Like A Virgin
Major Harris   Love Won't Let Me Wait
Mamas & The Papas   Dream A Little Dream
Marcia Griffiths   Electric Boogie
Mark Morrison   Return Of The Mack
Maroon 5   Sunday Morning
Martha Reeves & The Vandellas   Heatwave
Martina McBride   Valentine
Mary J. Blige   Family Affair
Mary Wells   My Guy
McGuire Sisters   Blue Skies
Goodnight Sweetheart
Sweet Song Of India
Melissa Etheridge   I'm The Only One
Meredith Brooks   Bitch
Miami Sound Machine   1,2,3...
Michael Buble   Save The Last Dance For Me
Miley Cyrus   Party In The USA
Minnie Ripperton   Lovin' You
Nancy Sinatra   These Boots Are Made For Walking
Natalie Cole & Nat King   Unforgettable
Neil Diamond   Sweet Caroline
Nelly   Dilemma
Hot In Herre
Ride Wit Me
Ne-Yo   So Sick
Nicki French   Total Eclipse Of The Heart
No Doubt   I'm Just A Girl
Norah Jones   Don't Know Why
Passion   Fair Warning
Give It All To Me
Love, It's A Mystery
Memories In The Dark
Shugah Baby
Someone Is Crying
Pat Benatar   Hit Me With Your Best Shot
Patsy Cline   Blue Moon Of Kentucky
I Fall To Pieces
Sweet Dreams
Walkin' After Midnight
Patty Loveless   Blame It On Your Heart
Perry Como   Hello, Young Lovers
Some Enchanted Evening
Pink   U + Ur Hand
Pitbull   Calle Ocho
Hotel Room Service
Poison   Talk Dirty To Me
Pussycat Dolls   Don’t Cha
Rascal Flatts   Bless The Broken Road
Ray J   Sexy Can I
Real McCoy   Another Night
Redbone   Come And Get Your Love
Rehab   Bartender Song
Richie Valens   La Bamba
Rick James   Give It To Me Baby
Ricky Martin   Livin' La Vida Loca
She Bangs
Right Said Fred   I'm Too Sexy
Righteous Brothers   You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling
Rihanna   Disturbia
Live Your Life
Ringo Starr   You're Sixteen
Robert Palmer   Addicted To Love
Rock Heroes   All Summer Long
Rolling Stones   Brown Sugar
Honky Tonk Woman
Jumping Jack Flash
Romantics   Talking In Your Sleep
What I Like About You
Sade   Smooth Operator
Salt-N-Pepa   Push It
Sam The Sham & The Pharaohs   Wooly Bully
Sara Vaughan   Misty
Savage Garden   I Knew I Loved You
Truly, Madly, Deeply
Sean Paul   Get Busy
Selena   Baila Esta Cumbia
Bidi Bidi Bom Bom
Como La Flor
La Carcacha
Shania Twain   Any Man Of Mine
Feel Like A Woman
No One Needs To Know
You're Still The One
Sheryl Crow   If It Makes You Happy
Soak Up The Sun
Strong Enough
Shinedown   Second Chance
Simon & Garfunkel   Cecilia
Sister Sledge   We Are Family
Sixpence None The Richer   Kiss Me
Smash Mouth   Walkin' On The Sun
Soft Cell   Tainted Love
Spencer Davis   Gimme Some Lovin'
Spiral Starecase   More Today Than Yesterday
Standard   Chicken Dance
Steppenwolf   Born To Be Wild
Steve Miller   Rock'n Me
The Joker
Stray Cats   Rock This Town
Styx   Too Much Time
Sugar Ray   Every Morning
Sugarland   All I Want To Do
It Happens
Supremes   Baby Love
Stop, In The Name Of Love
Where Did Our Love Go
T.I.   Live Your Life
Whatever You Like
Taio Cruz   Dynamite
Tammy Wynette   Stand By Your Man
Taylor Swift   You Belong With Me
Technotronic   Move This
The Foundations   Build Me Up Buttercup
The Mavericks   All You Ever Do Is Bring Me Down
The McCoys   Hang On Sloopy
The Ting Tings   Shut Up And Let Me Go
Thompson Square   Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not
Tim McGraw   I Like It, I Love It
Tommy Tutone   867-5309 Jenny
Tone Loc   Funky Cold Medina
Wild Thing
Toni Basil   Mickey
Tony, Toni, Tone   No More Loot
T-Pain   I'm In Luv With A Stripper
Tractors   Baby Likes To Rock It
Trailer Choir   Rockin' The Beer Gut
Train   Hey Soul Sister
Trammps   Disco Inferno
Trisha Yearwood   That's What I Like About You
Troggs   Wild Thing
Uncle Kracker   Smile
US 3   Cantaloop
Usher   Yeah!
Van Halen   Pretty Woman
Vengaboys   We Like To Party
Ventures   Wipeout
Waylon Jennings   Good Hearted Woman
Luchenbach, Texas
Wayne Newton   Danke Schoen
Weezer   Beverly Hills
Wilbert Harrison   Kansas City
Wild Cherry   Play That Funky Music
Willie Nelson   You Were Always On My Mind
Yolanda Be Cool   We No Speak Americano
Zac Brown   Chicken Fried
Zac Brown Band   Chicken Fried
ZZ Top   Sharp Dressed Man