Daniela Schächter Trio – You Don’t Know What Love Is
Live in performance at the Newton Piano Summit 2019, a Waban Improvement Society Project with support from LexMedia, Lexington Community Media Center
Daniela Schächter – Piano, John Lockwood – Bass, Mark Walker – Drums You Don’t Know What Love Is Composed by Gene de Paul Director of Photography Ken Willinger Cameras Rick Dorrington – Chris Pitts
Audio Recording/Mixing James Zaner Piano Tuning Erik Wuotila Producer/Editor Chris Pitts
Executive Producers: Waban Improvement Society, Advance Auto – Steve Solari, Village Bank, Paul and Edith Babson Foundation, Honda Village, Newton Cultural Council, Massachusetts Cultural Council Newton Piano Summit is part of the Newton Arts Festival.
Daniela Schächter was already performing and doing studio session work in her mid-teens. After her classical studies, she received a scholarship to Berklee College of Music. She won many prestigious awards and competitions including the Mary Lou Williams Jazz Piano Competition, the Betty Carter Jazz Ahead Competition, the Terri Lyne Carrington Endowed Scholarship and the Henry Mancini Institute. Daniela has performed international Festivals and concerts with the Boston Pops, the Count Basie Big Band, the Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra, John Dankworth, the New York Voices, Terri Lyne Carrington, Patti Austin, Regina Carter, Christian McBride, Ingrid Jensen, Shirley Horn, among others. She has been conducted by Quincy Jones, Patrick Williams, Jerry Goldsmith, John Clayton Jr., Elmer Bernstein, Bob Brookmeyer, Justin DiCioccio and Phil Wilson. Her first CD Quintet is available on www.cdbaby.com. Her third CD entitled “Purple Butterfly” was released at Dizzy’s Club Coca Cola in NY. Daniela is an Assistant Professor at Berklee College of Music and Adjunct Professor at Montclair State University. website
Grammy Award-winning drummer, percussionist, author, and educator Mark Walker began playing drum set at age 10 and played his first professional club, concert, and recording gigs barely out of high school. He has performed on many Grammy Award-winning albums and earned several Grammy nominations for his work with various artists, including Oregon, Donato Poveda, Paquito D’Rivera, and the Caribbean Jazz Project. He has performed and recorded extensively with Michel Camilo, Dave Samuels, Andy Narell, WDR Big Band, NDR Big Band, Eliane Elias, Lyle Mays, Dave Liebman, Cesar Camargo Mariano, Rosa Passos, and many more.
Walker is a professor in the Percussion Department at Berklee College of Music. He also has served on the faculty at Drummers Collective in New York City and has conducted master classes, clinics, and workshops in South America, North America, and Europe, both as a solo artist and with various groups. His book World Jazz Drumming, which features recorded performances by Paquito D’Rivera, was released in 2009 to critical acclaim. He also wrote for the all-star instructional drum set book Killer Grooves.