Will Donato is an exciting performer and award-winning composer, whose new CD release, “Universal
Groove,” is his fifth solo CD release on Innervision Records. Will currently has a hit radio single,Jay Walkin’, recognized as #1 Most Added and produced by hit-maker Steve Oliver.
Will has performed with some of the best known musicians of the genre, namely Al McKay of Earth Wind and Fire, Bruce Conte of Tower of Power, Steve Reid of The Rippingtons, Steve Oliver, Greg Karukas and Nick Colionne. He also fronted Steve Reid’s Bamboo Forrest for four years. He has worked outside the smooth jazz genre as well, most notably with Gerald Levert, Toni Childs, and pop star Richard Marx. Will can also be heard on the number one contemporary legacy hit from Steve Oliver, “High Noon”, as well as on the sound soundtracks from several movie scores including Thelma and Louise, The Wedding Planner, Under the Boardwalk, and No Man’s Land.
Recognized as one of music’s most dynamic performers, gifted with the ability to bond and connect with his audiences, Will Donato was quoted by NewJazz.com as “….A Must See Show!..”