April 4th, 2023 8pm Stage 1
Donovan Taylor is a singer/songwriter and music artist based out of New York City. In addition to writing music, Donovan is a multi-instrumentalist who specializes in drums/percussion, voice and piano.
Blending various music styles, Donovan pushes boundaries with a special emphasis on harmony, rhythm and color.
Donovan received his Masters in Music from New York University and his Bachelors Degree in Music Performance from Brigham Young University. Among his mentors are: Paul Chihara (Hollywood Composer), David Liebman (Saxophonist and Composer) and Billy Drummond (Drummer and Percussionist). Through his studies, Donovan has toured and performed in Australia, the Philippines, Cuba, the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico. In NYC, Donovan has performed in many iconic venues such as Pete’s Candy Store, Birdland and Rockwood Music Hall.
Donovan also makes up half of the composition and production duo New Hudson Camaraderie alongside Robert Willes (Tampico Lasting Love). Together they create music for both commercial and non-commercial projects.
Donovan is married to an incredible wife and is a proud father of their first daughter.