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Lew DelGatto


The versatile Lew Del Gatto was a dynamic figure in the New York music scene for well over thirty years. His versatility and knowledgeable comprehension of musical art-form was the basis for a stellar career. He has been involved with jingles, films, jazz and television. He was a saxophonist with the Saturday Night Live Band from the show’s beginning in 1975 to 1979. He continued back on the show from 1985 until 2005. Besides his contributions on bari sax and woodwinds, Lew was also involved as an arranger and contractor on this illustrious show. 

Please be sure to catch our series at Artis Naples in Daniels Pavilion.  We have a fabulous series that brings in guest artists from all over the world.  In our 2024-2025 series we start out with John Allred on October 16, followed by Romero Lubambo on November 13th and Ken Peplowski on December 18th.  Then in the new year, 2025 on January 22nd we have Sean Jones, February 26 Steve Wilson,  April 2nd we are pleased to have Lucy Yeghiazaryan followed on April 23 by the great Houston Person. Our last concert of this season will feature the Naples Philharmonic Jazz Orchestra performing the music of Duke Ellington.  We look forward to a fabulous year yet again with these great musicians!