For Promoters and Booking Agents

Welcome Promoters and Booking Agents.  Satori Bob is a polished and professional band with many years of gigging experience.  We can work in any room and on any stage, including house concerts, club shows, theater venues, and special events.  We can be a featured act or open for more high-profile bands.

Based in Eugene, Oregon, John Baumann is the creative force behind Satori Bob. This ensemble is comprised of complex lyrical stories, countless live gigs, and a commitment to space and interaction within the music. 

Satori Bob lives at the corner of Indie and Americana.  Bassist Joe Hughes, cellist Kathryn Brunhaver and violinist Della Natasha Davies bring lushness and vibrant rhythms, along with stellar harmony vocals, to the songs of guitarist and vocalist John Baumann.  Satori Bob creates soundscapes both rich and moving, drawing the listener into the compositions with intriguing rhythms and deep storytelling.

Strong and smooth, professional and energetic, Satori Bob is turning heads in the Pacific Northwest and beyond.  The band has played festivals, wineries, large and small clubs, coffeehouses, and special events including a host of benefits supporting a variety of causes.

Featured on radio stations in various parts of the country, Satori Bob’s second release Strangely Familiar brings together songs ranging from meditations on rural life, the perils of relationships, the dark journey of the soul, and commentary on current issues, all rooted in lyrical storytelling.  
Satori Bob released a third album, Stories Left Untold, in 2016. This EP has gained a solid international following through the wonderful world of streaming.  A steady gigging schedule and a change in personnel brought Kathryn, Della, Joe, and John to this point, recording new material tentatively titled String Theory. You can hear the new tracks below.  The trio is gathering positive feedback from a wide variety of audiences. 

We are classified by radio folks as alt-Americana, but we have a unique voice that blends energetic styles and gypsy-ish tones and time signatures, open stark ballads and gorgeous instrumental interplay, all serving as the foundation for well-written strongly lyrical compositions. Audiences LISTEN to us, and dance to us. 

You can find our photos and videos on this website.


John Baumann


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Stories Left Untold

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Stories Left Untold by Satori Bob

John Baumann - guitars, harps, vocals

Devin Newman - banjo, vocals

Della Natasha Davies - violin, vocals

Keenan Dorn - guitar, keys, mandolin, vocals

Noah Kamrat - electric/acoustic basses, vocals

Beau Eastlund - drums, vocals

Recorded at Golden Lab Studio Engineered by Beau Eastlund Arranged by Satori Bob All songs written by John Baumann

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Strangely Familiar

Satori Bob

John Baumann - guitars, harps, vocals Devin Newman - banjo Russ Wilbanks - guitars Jeff Langston - bass and good vibrations Bob Gagnon - guitar on Die A Little Rundio Sinclair - Chapman Stick on Johnson Unit Talkin' Blues

Recorded by Eric Veach of Crazy Daisy Productions in Portland, OR

Mixed and Mastered by Mark Ambrosino of Sojourn Records in NYC

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The Big Sky Sessions

Satori Bob

John Baumann - guitar, harp, vocals Bob Gagnon - guitars Dorna Baumann - vocals on Rocky Mountain Home

Recorded at Great Divide Studio and Savage Studio in the Roaring Fork Valley of Colorado.

Mixed by John and Bob, somehow.

Mastered by Bryan Savage

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