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Spring Jazz and Art Festival
Will Donato and JJ Sansaverino headline this year's FREE Jazz and Art Fest on Saturday, March 31 from 6-9 PM at Lake Concord Park.
Will Donato
Will Donato

Sax player Will Donato is one of the most exciting performers on the jazz circuit today.  This award-winning composer, who has recently released his new Gravitas album, will be joined by the talented guitarist J.J. Sansaverino,  as they both take the stage at this year’s exciting Spring Jazz and Art Fest at Lake Concord Park.

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 fronted Steve Reid’s Bamboo Forrest for four years and worked outside the smooth jazz genre as well, most notably with Gerald Levert and pop star Richard Marx. Will can also be heard on a number of movie scores from movies that include: Thelma and Louise, The Wedding Planner, Under the Boardwalk, and No Man’s Land.  Recognized as one of music’s most dynamic performer and gifted with the ability to bond and connect with his audiences, it’s no wonder why Will Donato was quoted by as “….A Must See Show!..”

JJ Sansaverino
JJ Sansaverino

Guitarist JJ Sansaverino is an outstanding performer who has a “take no prisoners” performance attitude. His musical style is a mix of Smooth Jazz, R&B, World Music, and Fusion, “a la Santana meets Benson.” He has reached millions with his music, touring the world for the past 25 years. He has worked with the best in the business as an accomplished composer, arranger and musical director, and eventually he settled in as lead guitarist for Maxi Priest in 2000 embarking on the series of world tours. In 2002 JJ had the prestigious honor of performing at Sir Paul McCartney’s wedding to Heather Mills. JJ continues to perform worldwide with reggae legends Maxi Priest and Shaggy, while simultaneously touring with his own band, delivering a continuous array of colorful mood provoking music sounds. 

Don’t forget, there is an abundance of bright color and artistic style at this year’s 4th Annual Experience Contemporary Art Exhibit inside City Hall.   Stop by and meet the artists at the opening reception from 6- 8:30 p.m. 

Bring your blanket, chairs, family and lots of friends to this FREE event, sponsored by City of Casselberry, Integra Lakes and WLOQ 107.7 Orlando’s Smooth Jazz.  General parking is available at Home Depot and Fifth Third Band parking area.  Disabled parking and drop-off are available in front of the Casselberry Police Department.  For more information, visit or email at .

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