Contributors to the work of SJD includes James Duncan, Sandy Mill, Chris O’Connor, Dominic Blaazer, Paul McLaney, Anna Coddington, Victoria Kelly and producer/engineer Angus McNaughton.

Donnelly shared a Best Producer and Best Engineer award with Angus McNaughton in the 2005 Music Awards, for the album Southern Lights.

He toured with Don McGlashan in 2003, and co-produced his Warm Hand album in 2006, as well as writing one of the album’s songs, ‘I Will Not Let You Down’.