DONNA & The Travelers

DONNA & The Travelers

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DONNA is a high energy, dynamic, exciting entertainer whose powerful and sensitive renditions of old favorites, along with DONNA's original songs, performs concerts with THE TRAVELERS, multi-instrumentalists, highly skilled, professional musicians. Encore and Bravos ring out as the concerts end.

Biography

Capstone Records is proud to present DONNA & THE TRAVELERS. DONNA is an international recording artist who when she sings captures the essence of the songs and conveys the emotion and meaning to her audiences. DONNA performs beloved pop and country and Broadway favorites, and her original country and pop songs. DONNA is a songwriter, lyricist, composer, orchestrator, and a musician performing and accompanying herself on the grand harp, fold harp, acoustic guitar, piano, and keyboard synth. DONNA has written and composed more than 100 original songs in the pop, country, new age, folk genres. DONNA also has composed several ambient instrumental and classical works as well as Christmas and patriotic songs. DONNA is able to establish rapport with her audiences even when her audiences do not speak English. Recently, in Europe, DONNA brought several children onto the stage who did not speak English, taught them the chorus of her song and had the children along with the adults and teenagers in the audience singing the refrain of Surround Me With Love. DONNA performs equally well before large or small and intimate audiences composed of divergent demographics, communicating with her audiences, making members of the audience feel as though she "is singing to me and for me," said one audience member at a recent concert. DONNA's love of music and her belief that music reflects the harmonies of the spheres, presents music to her audiences that have the potential to uplift and encourage the human spirit. For DONNA and her band, THE TRAVELERS, an entertainment experience becomes an opportunity to contribute to the world's harmony. DONNA's songs have been played on radio around the world as far away as Australia, in England, Wales, Scotland, Belgium, France, Holland, Finland, Denmark, USA, Canada, and more. Her original song, "Straight From The Heart" was on the top ten Independent European Country Chart. "Straight From The Heart" has been played on more than 500 radio stations in America and her song "Forest of Love' and her rendition of "Love The Time Away" both received extensive airplay on more than 500 radio stations across the nation. Scheduled to tour the USA in 2005, following her return from Europe. DONNA's earlier albums, LISTEN WITH YOUR HEART and CIRCLES OF LIGHT are filled with etheric, metaphysical, and enlightened original songs.Compatible in every way with the new century, DONNA's songs bridge the traditional with the future. DONNA is a songwriter who inspires love, beauty, truth and light. DONNA has performed around the world in Canada, Europe, Asia, Africa, and the USA. DONNA & THE TRAVELERS each perform during the shows on more than one instrument. STEFAN, the bass player, joined the band after performing with DONNA in his native Bulgaria. Talented and disciplined, STEFAN contributes his bass lines to perfection and enjoys working and engineering in the Capstone Record studio with DONNA. DOM, the band's drummer and percussionist, also doubles on keyboard on occasion and produces and engineers with DONNA in the Capstone Records studios. Keyboardist PLAMEN, DONNA, and DON play tracks with precision and excellence, and JOHN, performs to perfection on guitar. THE TRAVELERS are multi-talented, exceptionally skilled professional musicians. "DONNA's music is out of this world," says SAn Francisco Bay Area resident, her "songs make me feel so good. She took my breath away." Another fan, Mary, thinks that DONNA has a voice like an angel, and her music is meaningful and very sensitive." Jill Tucker, in her Saratogian New York review, states that "DONNA's haunting lyrics create magical images, forging a symbiotic bond with her listeners." Jill Tucker goes on to state that "DONNA is an accomplished and versatile singer, songwriter, orchestrator, and musician, who accompanies her rich, textured voice with excellent musical performances on the pedal harp, guitar, piano, and keyboard synth. "DONNA's original songs abound in rich, luscious, sensuous inspired sounds of love creating aural pleasure." JillTucker goes on to say that "DONNA wrote all the cuts on the album and her selection of pop and country show off her versatility... " Heartsong Review stated that DONNA's "talent for composition and instrumentation coupled with her smoke angelic voice blend nicely to create an 'uplifting' sound experience and 'romance'." As one listener, a New York City retailer exclaimed, "I get goose bumps every time I listen to the album." DONNA's music and lyrics touch your heart, sooth your soul, and make you feel inspired and encouraged. DONNA's rich voice communicates claarity and sensuality, creating music to be experienced and relived over and over. Ron, a Seattle concert promoter reports that DONNA "is a great songwriter and singer." Jean Claude Potin from France, "I loved DONNA's CD. It's great. To my taste, it is what I like to hear. It's wonderful." DJ's around the world have pra

Discography

SURROUND ME WITH LOVE: Capstone Records Album Release, 2004
O Holy Night: Capstone Records Christmas Single Release, 2003
DONNA: Capstone Records Album Release, 2002
LISTEN WITH YOUR HEART: Capstone Records Album Release, 2001
OLD GLORY, YOU'RE MY HOME: Capstone Records Single Release, 2001
STRAIGHT FROM THE HEART: Capstone Records Album Release, 2000
WATERS OF TIME: Capstone Records Album Release, 1999
CIRCLES OF LIGHT: Capstone Records Album Release, 1998
ALL THINGS COME IN THEIR TIME: Capstone Records Release, 1997
SEEIN' MY DREAM IN YOU, Capstone Records Release, 1996
FOREST OF LOVE: Capstone Records Album Release, 1995
LOVE THEIF: Capstone Records Album Release: 1993
LOVE THIEF: Capstone Records EP Release: 1989/1990

Set List

Capstone Records Presents: DONNA & THE TRAVELERS USA WINTER/SPRING 2005 Tour has concerts in 16 cities in Eastern United States beginning Feb 11 2005 through June 15 2005 is not yet entered in calendar. Typical Set List: A mix of Original country and pop written by DONNA, and country, pop, and Broadway favorites
Straight From the Heart (uptempo country/pop)
Can You Read My Mind (pop ballad)
Surround Me With Love (uptempo country/pop)
Love The World Away (pop)
Waters of Time ( Country Waltz)
House of the Risin' Sun (pop)
You're Not There To Hold Me (uptempo country pop)
I Fall To Pieces (country ballad)
Listen With Your Heart (country folk uptempo)
Forest of Love (country folk mid-tempo)
You'll Never Walk Alone (Pop Ballad)