Saturday, 14 November 2020

WILL DONATO · ELEVATE

Innervision Records
October 30, 2020

Will Donato is one of music’s most dynamic performers, gifted with the ability to bond and connect with his audiences. A cancer survivor who truly celebrates each day and each person he meets, Will has headlined or shared the stage as a special guest at the Blue Note in New York City, The Seabreeze Jazz Festival, The Algarve Groove International Jazz Festival in Portugal, The Rehoboth Beach Jazz Festival, Humphrey's By The Bay, The Capital Jazz Cruise, and Rick Braun's New Year's Eve.

Will has performed with some of the best known musicians of the groove / smooth jazz genre, namely Al McKay of Earth Wind and Fire, Richard Elliot, Bruce Conte of Tower of Power, Steve Reid of The Rippingtons, Brian Simpson, Steve Oliver, Gregg Karukas and Nick Colionne. He has worked in the pop music genre as well - most notably with Gerald Levert, Wynonna Judd, Toni Childs, and superstar Richard Marx. His music can be heard on the number one contemporary jazz legacy hit from Steve Oliver, “High Noon” as well as on the soundtracks from several movie scores including Thelma and Louise, The Wedding Planner, Under the Boardwalk, and No Man’s Land.

Will Donato's new album "ELEVATE" features ten soul-inspiring tracks including the smash hit Infinite Soul which is dedicated to his hero father Joseph, a retired military man and Will s wife Diana. The track reached the coveted #1 spot on the Billboard smooth jazz airplay chart and has since reached over 2 MILLION streams on Spotify alone. Other tracks include the uplifting new single "The High Road" and the encouraging radio hit "You Got This".


Will Donato es uno de los intérpretes más dinámicos de la música, dotado de la capacidad de vincularse y conectarse con su público. Will, es un superviviente de cáncer que realmente celebra cada día y cada persona que conoce. Ha encabezado o compartido el escenario como invitado especial en el Blue Note en la ciudad de Nueva York, el Seabreeze Jazz Festival, el Algarve Groove International Jazz Festival en Portugal, The Rehoboth Beach Jazz Festival, Humphrey's By The Bay, The Capital Jazz Cruise y Nochevieja de Rick Braun.

Will ha actuado con algunos de los músicos más conocidos del género groove/smooth jazz, a saber, Al McKay de Earth Wind and Fire, Richard Elliot, Bruce Conte de Tower of Power, Steve Reid de The Rippingtons, Brian Simpson, Steve Oliver, Gregg Karukas y Nick Colionne. También ha trabajado en el género de la música pop, sobre todo con Gerald Levert, Wynonna Judd, Toni Childs y la superestrella Richard Marx. Su música se puede escuchar en el legado número uno del contemporary jazz de Steve Oliver, "High Noon", así como en las bandas sonoras de varias bandas sonoras de películas, como Thelma y Louise, The Wedding Planner, Under the Boardwalk y No Man’s Land.

El nuevo álbum de Will Donato, "ELEVATE", presenta diez temas inspiradores del soul, incluido el gran éxito "Infinite Soul", dedicado a su héroe, su padre Joseph, un militar retirado y la esposa de Will, Diana. La canción alcanzó el puesto #1 en la lista de reproducción de música de smooth jazz de Billboard y desde entonces ha alcanzado más de 2 millones de reproducciones solo en Spotify. Otros temas que incluye "Elevate" son el nuevo y estimulante single "The High Road" y el éxito de radio "You Got This".

 

Track Listing

1 Infinite Soul
2 The High Road
3 Lotus Blossom
4 ELEVATE
5 Cloud Nine
6 You Got This
7 Joymaker
8 It Happens Everyday
9 Beyond Forever
10 Stolen Moments

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