James George Sonefeld (born October 20, 1964), is an American musician and one of the founding members of Hootie & the Blowfish. In September 2008 he released his solo debut album Snowman Melting on Aquarian Nation Records/The Orchard record label. In 2012, he released his first contemporary Christian album "Found", with the release of "In" in 2014 and "Love" in 2015.
Sonefeld is a graduate of Naperville Central High School in Naperville, Illinois. He then attended the University of South Carolina, where he became a member of the South Carolina Gamecocks Soccer Team. Sonefeld has been one of the members of Hootie & the Blowfish since 1989, alongside Darius Rucker, Mark Bryan and Dean Felber. He played drums and percussion for the band and was on backing vocals.
- Album: Snowman Melting (2008)
- EP "Found (2012)
- EP "In (2014)
- EP Love 2015