Music Lineup

Performances scheduled for the 10th Annual Sedona WineFest and at Sound Bites Grill!

Will Donato

SATURDAY, Sept 22nd, 2018 @ 1 pm at the Winefest (short performance)

and at 7pm at Sound Bites Grill.

Will’s new album entitled SUPERSONIC is creating an enormous LOVE for this amazing Saxophonist. This new project features some of the most talented people in contemporary groove music – musicians, engineers, and creative artists, including: Jeff Carruthers, Craig Chestnut, Byron Counts, Dave Donnelly, Tony Guerrero, Don Hoeber, Chase Huna, Tateng Katindig, Rod King, George Landress, Kay-Ta Matsuno, Tony Moore, Steve Oliver, Christian Poezach, Darren Rahn, Eddie Reddick, JJ Sansaverino, ¬†Gary Stanionis, Eric Valentine, Roberto Vally, and Darryl Williams!

Will Donato is one of music’s most dynamic performers, gifted with the ability to bond and connect with his audiences. In recent concert events, Will has headlined or shared the stage as a special guest at the Blue Note-NYC, The Sea Breeze Jazz Festival, The Algarve Groove International Jazz Festival-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, 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 as on the soundtracks from several movie scores including Thelma and Louise, The Wedding Planner, Under the Boardwalk, and No Mans Land.

JJ Sansaverino

Sunday, Sept 23nd, 2018 @ 1 pm at the Winefest (short performance)

and at 7pm at Sound Bites Grill.

Guitarist JJ Sansaverino is an absolutely incredible performer. He has a take no prisoners performance attitude and his musical style, is a mix of R&B, smooth jazz and fusion ala Santana meets Benson. He has reached millions with his music, touring the World for the last 25 years. He has worked with the best in the business in a wide range of idioms, both live and in the studio and has appeared on hundreds of recordings.

Now, with the release of his sophomore album Waiting For You on Innervision Records, JJ puts forward a stunning selection of his original compositions, with the help of a stellar array of musicians, producers and special guests. His latest singles Back Talk and Gravy Train have topped the radio charts climbing on Billboard, Smooth Jazz.Com and Groove Jazz. JJ continues to perform with reggae legend Maxi Priest, while simultaneously touring with his own band.

Be Sure To Get Tickets for the Opening Night Party at Sound Bites Grill in Uptown Sedona!