Monday, September 28, 2009

Daniela Schachter Performing at Berklee on Monday, September 28


Italian pianist, vocalist, composer and arranger Daniela Schachter is performing from her new CD, Purple Butterfly, in Boston, when she plays a concert with her quartet at the Berklee Performance Center on Wednesday, September 28, at 8:15 p.m.


Winner of the Mary Lou Williams Jazz Piano Competition in 2005 and many other awards, Schachter first came to the United States on a full scholarship to the Berklee College of Music. She has performed around the world with some of jazz’s leading artists, and has appeared on Marion McPartland’s NPR program. McPartland described her as “a beautiful Italian import, a brilliant young pianist and singer is taking America by storm.”


The quarter features Bill Pierce on tenor saxophone, Jeff Galindo on trombone, Oleg Osenkov on upright bass, Yoron Israel on drums, Daniela Sch├Ąchter on piano and vocals.

Tickets: $10 ($2 students) www.berkleebpc.com


For more information on jazz in Massachusetts, visit http://www.massjazz.com/.

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