Award winning Roberta Donnay has toured the past ten years promoting her CDs What's Your Story, Back Before The Why, Bohemian, and soul reverse, which earned her TV and film credits including Nash Bridges, The Young & the Restless, Days of Our Lives, One Life to Live, along with the films Close Encounters and That's Life.
New CD "WHAT'S YOUR STORY", a great collection of obscure
jazz standards & contemporary & original jazz is just released
Produced by legendary jazz producer Orrin Keepnews. And also features jazz heavyweights Eric Reed on piano, Dave Ellis on tenor sax, Gerald Cannon on bass, and Mark Taylor on drums.
Donnay's fiery style and engaging presence have landed her a feature performance at the Monterey Jazz Festival, The Plush Room, The Jacksonville Jazz Festival and other venues across the US.
"Back Before The Why" was featured Top 12 DIY picks by Performing Songwriter Magazine 2005.
"Crack in the Sidewalk" (Bohemian) was a hit on college and public radio, receiving rotation on 80 stations nationwide.
Donnay's song, "One World" was adopted as a theme for the United Nations' 50th Anniversary and is frequently performed throughout five continents as a world peace anthem and as part of several major AIDS benefits.
Donnay is currently working with legendary jazz producer Orrin Keepnews.
Voted TOP 10 SOLO INDIE ARTIST by FEMMUSIC
ASCAP Composer Awards
FILM & VIDEO:
"Graffiti" FEATURED in Close Encounters
"Love Laid its Hand on Me" on BRAVO film Reservoirs of Strength
"Change The World" appearance - Michael Jackson video
Coors Lite Commercial - appearance
"No Easy Way To Say GoodBye" on NUMB3RS and The Unit (CBS)
"Catch a Falling Angel" on Nash Bridges
"I Don't Want The Nite To End - One Life To Live, That's Life
"Walkin' the Line" - The Young & the Restless
"Wishin' on the Moon" - The Young & the Restless
"Get Back in Line" - The Young & the Restless, One Life to Live, and That's Life
"Primal Whispers" - One Life to Live
Evening Magazine, San Francisco
Fox 7 News, Austin, TX
The Show, Bay-TV, San Francisco, CA
Mike Petersson Show, BCAT-TV, Brooklyn, NY
What's Your Story
Back Before the Why
Catch The Wave
Love Laid Its Hand On Me (produced by Hal Davis, Motown)
Special Kind Of Love recorded by Teresa Jonette, RCA Japan
Jacksonville Jazz Festival
Monterey Jazz Festival
The Plush Room
SXSW Film & Music Conference
UN events (various),
Benefit for Afghan Women, San Francisco and New York City
Cotati Jazz Festival
Rockrgrl Music Conference, Seattle, WA,
Society of Singers Benefit, Los Angeles, CA,
Headlined EAT'M Music Conference
Hague Appeal for Peace, Netherlands
"Roberta Donnay is more than a singer and a songwriter. She represents all aspects of what it means to be an artist and performer. Not only does she have one of the most powerful voices in music; she also captures all eyes and ears."
Art Jefferson, SF Art Magazine
"Her Bohemian" betrays a hip, sassy cool whose smart, polished creativity is backed by inventive genre-jumping."
John Noyd, Maximum Ink
"A passionate singer...a potent force."
Mike Thomas, Pacific Sun
"Magic being made...a phosphorescent presence on stage."
Tom Leupold, Arts & Entertainment
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