Saxman Will Donato can be found on dozens of albums by contemporary musicians throughout many music genres. His music is also present on soundtracks from serveral movie scores. Award-winning program director and radio programmer Ray White sat down with Will in November of 2021, before he hit the stage, to talk about his big break in music, headliners he's supported earlier in his career, and insights into his Elevate album - that feaures a #1 Billboard hit. In our showcase segment, Lisa Davis looks back at the marvelous career of Ronnie Spector, who launched The Ronettes in the late 1950's, and then went on to a stellar solo career. Ronnie released her final album - English Heart in 2016. Sax and Soul...you'll find it on the Coool CAT!
Nils is one of the most successful guitarists in contemporary jazz. His accomplishments include "Song of the Decade" 2001-2010, "Song of the Year" in 2011 and numerous hits at the top of the Billboard Smooth Jazz charts. He's also provided his skills as a songwriter and producer to others including George Benson, Brian Simpson and Lisa Addeo. In addition, you'll find Nils creating music for TV and film. Award-winning program director Ray White sat down with Nils before he hit the stage to talk about his youth in Germany, playing style, his latest release - Caught In The Groove and much more. In our showcase segment, Lisa Davis features the dynamic saxophonist Paul Taylor whose brand new album is titled, And Now This. Two really Coool CAT's on this episode, brought to you by Classic Artists Today.