David Schommer

Composer: Difret


As a Songwriter, Composer, Producer, Percussionist, Keyboardist, Multi instrumental Performer, Engineer and Mix Engineer, David has been blessed with a rich, wide and extensive career in music with many varied experiences.

As a Composer, David has scored for film:
Difret: Independent (2014 Sundance Nominee),
DMT: The Spirit Molecule (Documentary 2010),
Accepted: Universal 2006,
A Walk to Beautiful (ADA Winner 2007),
For Television work:
Jeremy Piven’s Journey of a Lifetime (2006),
Wide Angle: “the Market Maker”(2009).
-As well as many other shorts and industrials.

As a Record Producer, David has written and recorded with: Carole King, Nile Rogers, the Baha Men, Static Revenger, Micheal Tolcher and EarthRise SoundSystem, to name a few. His recordings have been licensed for over 25 films and 30 television programs.

David has played world tours as a drummer/percussionist, playing on over 50 records so far, including recordings by Janet Jackson, Cher,Gloria Estefan, Masters At Work and Supreme Beings of Leisure.

David was a part of the 1st US cast of STOMP performing in over 850 staged Shows. As well as TV’s Late Night, the Tonight Show, Conan O’Brien, the Oscars, the Grammy’s and the Emmy’s.

David is excited to be representing the Ethiopian film Difret at Sundance. His connection with Ethiopia goes back to 1950, where his father helped open the 1st college in Addis Ababa.

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