Chavar Dontae

Chavar Dontae


Chavar Dontae is best described as John Mayer meets John Legend.


What started out as an experiment is becoming a real life "Entourage" story. Toledo Jazz guitarist turned Indie Soul Rock Pop singer/songwriter Chavar Dontae is getting a lot of industry attention from his EP titled One OF Those Days, that was released November 28, 2006. Engineer Dylan Ely, who has worked with Lyfe Jennings, Ludacris and many more, mixed and co-produced the EP. Chris Gehringer Senior mastering engineer at the power house mastering studio in New York, New York mastered the EP. Chavar Dontae's music is a blend of Funk, Rock, and Soul. His background in Jazz and Classical guitar along with his composition studies help to bring a different element to his music. Chavar wrote and performed all the songs on his EP. The fact that improvisation is a major part of his recordings and live shows he is set apart from other artists in the Pop/Rock genre. Chavar is a Guitar Performance graduate from Bowling Green State University. He studied music with a world class staff and attended master classes with legendary musicians including Yo Yo Ma and Ray Brown. In addition, Chavar spent a lot of time developing his improvisation skills at the former Rusty's Jazz Cafe and Murphy's in Toledo. In the the last year he has opened for Flickerstick, Tim Reynolds, Afroman, Pat Benitar and Blind Melon. Recently he has produced, written and or lent vocals for a number of artist. Chavar Dontae's debut album Indie Soul Rock N Roll will be released this fall.


One Of Those Days Ep.

Set List

Sets can vary from 25 min to an hour.