Daniela Schaechter

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Daniela Schaechter
Birth name Daniela Schachter,
Born (1972-02-14) 14 February 1972 (age 43)
Messina, Italy.
Genres Jazz
Jazz Piano
Jazz Pianist
Occupation(s) Musician, songwriter assistant professor of voice at Berklee College of Music
Website Daniela Schaechter's Website

Italian-born jazz pianist and vocalist Diana Schaechter (born 14 February 1972 in Messina) has recorded twelve albums. She resides in New York City where she is a professor of Voice.

Early life[edit]

Jazz pianist and vocalist Daniela Schaechter was born Daniela Schachter 1972, in Messina, Italy. Schaechter is the daughter of pianist Beniamino Schachter, and singer Giuseppa Calabro.[1] By her early teens, she was already performing and doing session work on recordings in Sicily.[2] She graduated from Berklee College of Music with a Bachelor in Jazz Composition and Performance in 2002.

Musical career[edit]

Schaechter has performed at numerous festivals, including Cape Cod Jazz Festival, the Ravinia Jazz Festival, the Brass Group Jazz Festival, the Umbria Jazz Fest, the Cape May Jazz Festival, the International Trumpet Guilt Conference, the Mary Lou Williams Jazz Festival and the Java Jazz Festival.


  1. ^ [1] "Schaechter, Daniela." Encyclopedia of Jazz Musicians.
  2. ^ [2] "Daniela Schachter, AllAboutJazz.com"

External links[edit]

Daniela Schaechter's Website
Daniela Schachter's Faculty Page at Berklee College of Music