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Future Perfect featuring Michael Cheadle: Bio

Future Perfect was formed in 1992 and have been together ever since.They have performed nationally and internationally. Future Perfect has graced the stages of some of the best clubs and finest hotels in the San Francisco Bay Area such as The Venetian Room at the The Fairmont Hotel, The View Lounge inside the The San Francisco Marriott, The Starlight Room a top of the Sir Frances Drake Hotel and Yoshi's Jazz and Supper Club in Oakland. They have performed at many of the fine wineries of The Napa/Sonoma Valley and have amazed at the beautiful golf and country clubs of Monterey and Carmel. Future Perfect is fluent in Jazz, R&B, Soul, Gospel Music and the great Standards of our time. From All The Things You Are, My Sweet Lord, or a timeless medley of songs from The Late Sam Cooke to Brickhouse and Bad Bad Le Roy Brown, Aretha Franklin, and so much more. Michael Cheadle, and Future Perfect with the addition of Mickala Cheadle will leave you truly inspired,continueously dancing and wanting more.

Mickala M.Cheadle - Featured Soloist

 

Mickala began her formal musical training at age 10 when she auditioned and was accepted into The Prestigious Young Musicians Program at the University of California Berkeley. Cheadle was the youngest vocal musician ever selected, staying in the program for eight years, studying classical voice, piano, jazz, musical theater, composition, theory and operatic theater. A solid foundation that separates her from other singers.

Mickala attended California State University at Fresno, where she majored in music/vocal performance.  She sang first soprano in the university choir and was a member of opera workshop, performing throughout the year (2006-08).

Mickala launched her theatrical performing in 1998, when she joined the Belasco Theatre Company of Walnut Creek in their production The Music Man.  In 2000, she co-starred in The Wiz, and in 2008 The Wiz returned to Oakland for an encore performance, where she reprised her role as "Addapearle", aka Miss One, the sassy good witch of the south, whose song, "He's the Wizard" leads Dorothy down the yellow brick road.  She was also featured on other songs in that production at the director’s request.  Later that year, she starred as the Fairy Godmother in the San Francisco African American Shakespeare Company's Cinderella!

Mickala has had the honor of performing for actor Delroy Lindo, and with recording artists such as Patrice Rushen, Fred Wesley and Tom Browne. Mickala also performed for The Chancellor of U.C. Berkeley, and the NBA’s Golden State Warriors.

In 2009 Mickala joined The Future Perfect Band full time. Her Father Michael Cheadle leads FP. This has allowed Mickala to sharpen her skills as an entertainer, bandleader and soloist, at various clubs, theaters, weddings and cooperate events through out the San Francisco Bay Area and The US. She has increased her repertoire tremendously and can execute different genre’s of music to satisfy the most diverse and musically savvy audiences. FP has been together since 1988. Mickala has benefited immensely from the guidance of these talented and full time working musicians.

Mickala’s missionary work at The Musical Institute of Limón, Costa Rica has been a very rewarding experience annually since her freshmen year of high school. With a team of musicians and clergy, she teaches voice, directs the chorus, and conducts self-esteem workshops for the people of Limón.

Mickala has worked with some of today’s most talented artists, singing background vocals for N'Dambi, Dave Hollister and Ledisi.  She has also worked with the Braxton Brothers, Dwayne Wiggins of Tony Toni Tone, and Mint Condition. Mickala is a force, with a wide rage and the ability to paint a vivid picture through song for every listener who experiences her vocals prowess.

FP Song List - FP Song list

Song List Future Perfect


Standards/Show tunes/Jazz


1. All The Things You Are
2. Ant Misbehaving
3. Autumn Leaves
4. Basin Street
5. Bird land
6. Chances Are
7. Come Sunday
8. Don’t Get Around Much Anymore
9. Fly Me To The Moon
10. God Bless The Child
11. Good Morning Heartache
12. Hers That Rainy Day
13. Honey Suckle Rose
14. I Left My Heart In San Francisco
15. I’m In The Mood For Love
16. Just In Time
17. LOVE
18. Lullaby Of Bird land
19. Memories (From Cats)
20. Mood Indigo
21. Moody’s Mood For Love
22. Moon Glow
23. Moon river
24. Mr. Bo jangles
25. My Sweet Loraine
26. Nature Boy
27. New York New York
28. On A Clear Day
29. Once Upon A Time
30. One Hand One Heart
31. Route 66
32. Satin Doll
33. September Song
34. Since I Fell For You
35. Stella By Starlight
36. Summertime
37. Sunny
38. Take The A Train
39. Tennessee Waltz
40. The Way We Were
Standards/Show Tunes/Jazz cont.

41. The Way You Look Tonight
42. They Try To Tell Us We’re Too Young
43. This Is A Lovely Way To Spend An Evening
44. Unforgettable
45. Watch What Happens
46. What Are You Doing The Rest Of Your Life
47. What Good Is Melody
48. What I Did For Love
49. When I fall In Love
50. When Sunny Gets Blue
51. When You’re Smiling
52. Write My Self A letter
53. You’re Going To Here From Me

Blues



1. 634-5789
2. Anne Mae’s Café
3. Cheaper To Keeper
4. Cry Cry Cry
5. Down Home Blues
6. Everyday I Have The Blues
7. Groove Me Baby
8. Groovy Situation
9. Hard Times
10. Hold On I’m Coming
11. I found A Love
12. I Got A Woman
13. I got To Move
14. I’ll Take Care Of You
15. I’ve Loving A Little Too You
16. Kansas City Blues
17. Knock On Wood
18. Let The Good Times Roll
19. Lets Straighten It Out
20. Little Bluebird
21. Marry Christmas Baby
22. Members Only
23. Please Come Home For Christmas
24. Soul Man
25. St James Infirmary
26. Stormy Monday
Blues cont

27. The Trill Is Gone
28. There’ll Be No Second Time
29. Try A little Tenderness
30. Turn Back The Hands Of Time
31. Turning Point
32. Western Union Man
33. What I Say
34. Woke Up This Morning
35. Work Baby Work Out


Sam Cooke

1. A Change Gone Come
2. Another Saturday Knight
3. Ant That Good News
4. Come On And Let The Good Times Roll
5. Cupid
6. Ease My Troubling Mind
7. Frankie And Johnny
8. Get Your Self Another Fool
9. Having A Party
10. I Love For Sentimental Reasons
11. I’m Falling Love With Someone
12. I’m In A Sad Mood Tonight
13. Keep Moving On
14. Living A Fools Paradise
15. Meet Me At Mary’s Place
16. Nothing Could Ever Change The Love I have For You
17. One More Time
18. Rome Wasn’t Built In A Day
19. She Was Only Sixteen
20. Sugar Dumpling
21. That’s The Sound Of The Men Working On The Chain Gang
22. That’s Where It’s At
23. Twisting The Night Away
24. You Send Me

Otis Redding

1. Dock Of The Bay
2. Try A Little Tenderness


Jim Croce
1. Bad Bad Leroy Brown
2. I got A Name
3. I had To I love You In A Song
4. Operator

Billy Joel

1. Just The Way You Are
2. Piano Man
3. She Got A Way About Her
4. She’s Always A Woman To Me
5. Tell Here About It
6. Uptown Girl



Rod Stewart

1. Have I Told You Lately That I Love You
2. You’re In My Soul

Neil Diamond

1. Hello Again Hello
2. Love On The Rocks
3. September Morn

Berry Manilow

1. I Write The Songs
2. Mandy
3. Maybe The Old Songs
4. Somewhere Down The Road
5. Time In New England

Sting

1. I’ll Be Watching You


James Brown



1. Funky Good Time
2. I Feel Good
3. I Got That Feeling
4. Papa Got A Brand New Bag
5. Sex Machine
6. Super Bad
7. Try Me



Bill Withers

1. Grandma’s Hands
2. Just The Two Of Us
3. Lean On Me
4. Lovely Day
5. Use Me Up

Tyrone Davis

1. Baby Can I Change My Mind
2. Turn Back The Hands Of Time
3. Turning Point

Al Green

1. For The Good Times
2. I’m Still In Love
3. Lets Stay Together
4. Liven For You
5. Look What Cha Done To Me
6. Love And Happiness
7. So Tired Of Being Alone

Jeffery Osborne/LTD

1. April Love
2. Holding On
3. I Really Don’t Need No Light
4. I’m Only Human
5. Love Balled
6. On The Wings Of Love
7. Shine One Yesterday
8. Stranger
9. We Both Deserve Each Other’s Love
10. We’re Going All The Way
11. Where Did We Go Wrong
12. Don’t Get So Mad

Donny Hathaway/Roberta Flack

1. A Song For You
2. Flying High
3. Giving Up
4. He Aint Heavy He’s My Brother
5. I Love More Than You’ll Ever Know
6. Little Ghetto Boy
7. Little Girl Hello
8. Love Love Love
9. Magnificent Sanctuary Band
10. Sack Full Of Dreams
11. She Is My Lady
12. Take A love Song
13. You Were Meant For Me

Donny Hathaway/Roberta Flack cont.

14. Back Together Again
15. Oh Magnilana
16. The Closer I Get To You
17. Where Is The Love
18. You Are My Heaven

Peabo Bryson

1. Can You Stand The Rain
2. Crosswinds
3. Feel The Fire
4. I’m So Into You
5. Reaching For The Sky
6. She’s A Woman

Lou Rawls

1. Be Good To You
2. Lady Love
3. Natural Man
4. Tobacco Row
5. You’re Gonna Miss My Loving

R Kelly

1. Step In The Name
2. Chocolate Factory
3. Dream Girl
4. I believe I Can Fly

Stevie Wonder

1. Aint Gonna Stand For It Baby
2. All I Do
3. As
4. Big Brother
5. Blame It On The Sun
6. Boogie On Rage Woman
7. Cree pin
8. For Once In My Life
9. Go Home
10. Golden Lady
11. Heaven Help Us All
12. Heaven Is Ten Zillion Light Years Away
13. Hey Love May I have A Word
14. Higher Ground
15. I just Called To Say I love You
16. I Never Dreamed You’d Leave In Summer
17. I was Made To Love Her
18. I Wish
19. If It’s Magic
20. If You Really Love Me
21. Isn’t She Lovely
22. Jesus Children Of America
23. Knocks Me Off My Feet
24. Lately
25. Living For The City
26. Looking For Another Pure Love
27. Love Light And Flight
28. Love’s In Need Of Love
29. Master Blaster
30. Maybe Your Baby
31. Never Had A Dream Come
32. Overjoyed
33. Part Time Lover
34. Pastime Paradise
35. Ribbon In The Sky
36. Rocket Love
37. Seem So Long
38. Sign Sealed Delivered
39. Sir Duke
40. Skeletons
41. Summer Soft
42. Superstitions
43. Superwoman
44. Tuesday Heartbreak
45. Uptight
46. Where About’s
47. Where were You When I needed You
48. You And I
49. You Are The Sunshine Of My Life
50. You Got It Bad Girl
51. You Haven’t Done Nothing
52. You Will Know


Temptations

1. Aint Too Proud To Beg
2. Just My Imagination
3. My Girl
4. Papa Was A Rollin Stone
5. Treat Her Like A Lady

The Four Tops

1. Aint No Woman Like The One I got
2. Baby I Need Your Lovin
3. I believe In Miracles
4. Sugar Pie Honeybunch

Earth Wind & Fire

1. Can’t Hide Love
2. Lets Groove Tonight
3. Lovers Holiday
4. September
5. Shining star
6. Sing A Song
7. That’s The Way Of The World

The Commodores/Lionel Richie
1. Brick House
2. Zoom
3. Sail On
4. All Night Long
5. Three Time A lady
6. Easy Like Sunday Mornin
7. Sweet Love
8. Love Will Find A Way
9. Stuck On You
10. Penny Lover

Neo Soul


1. Don’t Know Why (Nora Jones)
2. Get to Where You Are (Rassan Paterson)
3. Ordinary People (John Legend)
4. Other Side Of The Game (Erica Badou)
5. So Crazy In Love (Beyonce)
6. The Little Things (India Irie)
7. Unbreakable (Alicia Keys)
8, Lost With Out You (RobinThicke)

FP Song List - FP Song list

Song List Future Perfect Standards/Show tunes/Jazz 1. All The Things You Are 2. Ant Misbehaving 3. Autumn Leaves 4. Basin Street 5. Bird land 6. Chances Are 7. Come Sunday 8. Don’t Get Around Much Anymore 9. Fly Me To The Moon 10. God Bless The Child 11. Good Morning Heartache 12. Hers That Rainy Day 13. Honey Suckle Rose 14. I Left My Heart In San Francisco 15. I’m In The Mood For Love 16. Just In Time 17. LOVE 18. Lullaby Of Bird land 19. Memories (From Cats) 20. Mood Indigo 21. Moody’s Mood For Love 22. Moon Glow 23. Moon river 24. Mr. Bo jangles 25. My Sweet Loraine 26. Nature Boy 27. New York New York 28. On A Clear Day 29. Once Upon A Time 30. One Hand One Heart 31. Route 66 32. Satin Doll 33. September Song 34. Since I Fell For You 35. Stella By Starlight 36. Summertime 37. Sunny 38. Take The A Train 39. Tennessee Waltz 40. The Way We Were Standards/Show Tunes/Jazz cont. 41. The Way You Look Tonight 42. They Try To Tell Us We’re Too Young 43. This Is A Lovely Way To Spend An Evening 44. Unforgettable 45. Watch What Happens 46. What Are You Doing The Rest Of Your Life 47. What Good Is Melody 48. What I Did For Love 49. When I fall In Love 50. When Sunny Gets Blue 51. When You’re Smiling 52. Write My Self A letter 53. You’re Going To Here From Me Blues 1. 634-5789 2. Anne Mae’s Café 3. Cheaper To Keeper 4. Cry Cry Cry 5. Down Home Blues 6. Everyday I Have The Blues 7. Groove Me Baby 8. Groovy Situation 9. Hard Times 10. Hold On I’m Coming 11. I found A Love 12. I Got A Woman 13. I got To Move 14. I’ll Take Care Of You 15. I’ve Loving A Little Too You 16. Kansas City Blues 17. Knock On Wood 18. Let The Good Times Roll 19. Lets Straighten It Out 20. Little Bluebird 21. Marry Christmas Baby 22. Members Only 23. Please Come Home For Christmas 24. Soul Man 25. St James Infirmary 26. Stormy Monday Blues cont 27. The Trill Is Gone 28. There’ll Be No Second Time 29. Try A little Tenderness 30. Turn Back The Hands Of Time 31. Turning Point 32. Western Union Man 33. What I Say 34. Woke Up This Morning 35. Work Baby Work Out Sam Cooke 1. A Change Gone Come 2. Another Saturday Knight 3. Ant That Good News 4. Come On And Let The Good Times Roll 5. Cupid 6. Ease My Troubling Mind 7. Frankie And Johnny 8. Get Your Self Another Fool 9. Having A Party 10. I Love For Sentimental Reasons 11. I’m Falling Love With Someone 12. I’m In A Sad Mood Tonight 13. Keep Moving On 14. Living A Fools Paradise 15. Meet Me At Mary’s Place 16. Nothing Could Ever Change The Love I have For You 17. One More Time 18. Rome Wasn’t Built In A Day 19. She Was Only Sixteen 20. Sugar Dumpling 21. That’s The Sound Of The Men Working On The Chain Gang 22. That’s Where It’s At 23. Twisting The Night Away 24. You Send Me Otis Redding 1. Dock Of The Bay 2. Try A Little Tenderness Jim Croce 1. Bad Bad Leroy Brown 2. I got A Name 3. I had To I love You In A Song 4. Operator Billy Joel 1. Just The Way You Are 2. Piano Man 3. She Got A Way About Her 4. She’s Always A Woman To Me 5. Tell Here About It 6. Uptown Girl Rod Stewart 1. Have I Told You Lately That I Love You 2. You’re In My Soul Neil Diamond 1. Hello Again Hello 2. Love On The Rocks 3. September Morn Berry Manilow 1. I Write The Songs 2. Mandy 3. Maybe The Old Songs 4. Somewhere Down The Road 5. Time In New England Sting 1. I’ll Be Watching You James Brown 1. Funky Good Time 2. I Feel Good 3. I Got That Feeling 4. Papa Got A Brand New Bag 5. Sex Machine 6. Super Bad 7. Try Me Bill Withers 1. Grandma’s Hands 2. Just The Two Of Us 3. Lean On Me 4. Lovely Day 5. Use Me Up Tyrone Davis 1. Baby Can I Change My Mind 2. Turn Back The Hands Of Time 3. Turning Point Al Green 1. For The Good Times 2. I’m Still In Love 3. Lets Stay Together 4. Liven For You 5. Look What Cha Done To Me 6. Love And Happiness 7. So Tired Of Being Alone Jeffery Osborne/LTD 1. April Love 2. Holding On 3. I Really Don’t Need No Light 4. I’m Only Human 5. Love Balled 6. On The Wings Of Love 7. Shine One Yesterday 8. Stranger 9. We Both Deserve Each Other’s Love 10. We’re Going All The Way 11. Where Did We Go Wrong 12. Don’t Get So Mad Donny Hathaway/Roberta Flack 1. A Song For You 2. Flying High 3. Giving Up 4. He Aint Heavy He’s My Brother 5. I Love More Than You’ll Ever Know 6. Little Ghetto Boy 7. Little Girl Hello 8. Love Love Love 9. Magnificent Sanctuary Band 10. Sack Full Of Dreams 11. She Is My Lady 12. Take A love Song 13. You Were Meant For Me Donny Hathaway/Roberta Flack cont. 14. Back Together Again 15. Oh Magnilana 16. The Closer I Get To You 17. Where Is The Love 18. You Are My Heaven Peabo Bryson 1. Can You Stand The Rain 2. Crosswinds 3. Feel The Fire 4. I’m So Into You 5. Reaching For The Sky 6. She’s A Woman Lou Rawls 1. Be Good To You 2. Lady Love 3. Natural Man 4. Tobacco Row 5. You’re Gonna Miss My Loving R Kelly 1. Step In The Name 2. Chocolate Factory 3. Dream Girl 4. I believe I Can Fly Stevie Wonder 1. Aint Gonna Stand For It Baby 2. All I Do 3. As 4. Big Brother 5. Blame It On The Sun 6. Boogie On Rage Woman 7. Cree pin 8. For Once In My Life 9. Go Home 10. Golden Lady 11. Heaven Help Us All 12. Heaven Is Ten Zillion Light Years Away 13. Hey Love May I have A Word 14. Higher Ground 15. I just Called To Say I love You 16. I Never Dreamed You’d Leave In Summer 17. I was Made To Love Her 18. I Wish 19. If It’s Magic 20. If You Really Love Me 21. Isn’t She Lovely 22. Jesus Children Of America 23. Knocks Me Off My Feet 24. Lately 25. Living For The City 26. Looking For Another Pure Love 27. Love Light And Flight 28. Love’s In Need Of Love 29. Master Blaster 30. Maybe Your Baby 31. Never Had A Dream Come 32. Overjoyed 33. Part Time Lover 34. Pastime Paradise 35. Ribbon In The Sky 36. Rocket Love 37. Seem So Long 38. Sign Sealed Delivered 39. Sir Duke 40. Skeletons 41. Summer Soft 42. Superstitions 43. Superwoman 44. Tuesday Heartbreak 45. Uptight 46. Where About’s 47. Where were You When I needed You 48. You And I 49. You Are The Sunshine Of My Life 50. You Got It Bad Girl 51. You Haven’t Done Nothing 52. You Will Know Temptations 1. Aint Too Proud To Beg 2. Just My Imagination 3. My Girl 4. Papa Was A Rollin Stone 5. Treat Her Like A Lady The Four Tops 1. Aint No Woman Like The One I got 2. Baby I Need Your Lovin 3. I believe In Miracles 4. Sugar Pie Honeybunch Earth Wind & Fire 1. Can’t Hide Love 2. Lets Groove Tonight 3. Lovers Holiday 4. September 5. Shining star 6. Sing A Song 7. That’s The Way Of The World Neo Soul 1. Don’t Know Why (Nora Jones) 2. Get to Where You Are (Rassan Paterson) 3. Ordinary People (John Legend) 4. Other Side Of The Game (Erica Badou) 5. So Crazy In Love (Beyonce) 6. The Little Things (India Irie) 7. Unbreakable (Alicia Keysael