saxophonist, composer, producer
Will Donato is one of music’s most dynamic performers, gifted with the ability to bond and connect with audiences nationally in his acclaimed solo shows or home in southern California with his beloved band Art of Sax. Recently, Will has headlined or shared the stage as a special guest at the Blue Note in New York City, The Sea Breeze Jazz Festival, The Algarve Groove International Jazz Festival in Portugal, The Rehoboth Beach Jazz Festival, Humphrey's By The Bay, The Capital Jazz Cruise, Rick Braun's New Year's Eve, The Low Country Land & Sea Festival, and Manitoba, Canada Summer Concerts. He has also worked outside the groove jazz genre as well, most notably with Gerald Levert, Toni Childs, and pop star Richard Marx. Will can also be heard on the soundtracks from several movie scores including “Thelma and Louise", “The Wedding Planner", “Under the Boardwalk" and “No Man’s Land.”
Will's summer 2017 release, SUPERSONIC features some of the most notable artists in Groove Music and Contemporary Jazz.
Will Donato has been hailed by NewJazz.com as “…A Must See Show!”