Frank Lloyd Wright's Emil Bach House Documentary Soundtrack

This award winning documentary soundtrack was scored for the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation and aired on Chicago's WTTW PBS 4 times, the documentary is currently available on streaming. This feature length historic landmark documentary soundtrack was composed, produced, mixed & mastered in 12 days.

  • Donny Walker
    Composer, Music Producer, Music Director & Multi Instrumentalist
  • Kelly Askam
    Recording, Mix & Mastering Engineer & Saxophone Performer
  • Zachariah Jarrett
    Recording, Mix & Mastering Engineer & Lap Steel Performer
  • David Cannek
    Music Supervisor
  • Trevor Patrick Watkins (Flute)
    Musicians/Instrumental Performers
  • Cory Tiffin (Clarinet & Bass Clarinet)
    Musicians/Instrumental Performers
  • Dorival Puccini (Trumpet, Flugelhorn & Cornet)
    Musicians/Instrumental Performers
  • Matthew Bronstein (Horn in F)
    Musicians/Instrumental Performers
  • David Becker (Bass Trombone)
    Musicians/Instrumental Performers
  • Donny Walker (Piano, Banjo, Dulcimer, Glockenspiel, Hand Percussion & Electric Bass)
    Musicians/Instrumental Performers
  • Lucia Thomas (Violin)
    Musicians/Instrumental Performers
  • Henry Chen (Cello)
    Musicians/Instrumental Performers
  • Jeff Kowalkowski (Piano)
    Musicians/Instrumental Performers
  • Kelly Askam (Tenor Saxophone)
    Musicians/Instrumental Performers
  • Josh Williamson (Vibraphone, Marimba, Cymbals & Metals)
    Musicians/Instrumental Performers
  • Zachariah Jarrett (Lap Steel Guitar)
    Musicians/Instrumental Performers
  • Mind Exchange Music
  • Mind Exchange Music LLC
    Record Label, Music Publisher & Distributor
  • Project Type:
    Film Score
  • Genres:
    Chamber Music, Film Score, Jazz, Classical, Folk, Brass Chamber, Instrumental
  • Length:
    55 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    July 1, 2019
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Student Project:
  • Cult Critic Movie Awards
    Kolkata, West Bengal
    June 29, 2020
    Best Film Score/Soundtrack (GOLD)
  • 2019 Videographer Awards
    Videographer Awards (online)
    July 1, 2019
    Award of Distinction
  • Latitude Film Awards
    London, UK
    September 4, 2020
    Best Original Score (GOLD)
  • Solaris Film Festival
    Nice, France
    September 15, 2020
  • Vegas Cinefest International FIlm Festival
    Las Vegas, Nevada, US
    November 30, 2020
    Music Score for Film or TV (OFFICIAL SELECTION)
  • Southeastern International Film & Music Festival
    Nashville, Tenessee, US
    October 30, 2020
    Best Film Score (OFFICIAL SELECTION)
Artist Biography

Donny Walker is an award winning composer, arranger, orchestrator, music producer, multi instrumentalist, musician and foley performer with Mind Exchange Music LLC, Chicago’s premiere upcoming sound and music production agency. He’s performed & produced over 37 records, custom created 500+ fully mixed and mastered tracks, he’s scored & produced total soundtracks for 4 feature films, 25+ short films, 3 theatre shows, 1 museum exhibit called ‘Art is Instrumental’ with the DuPage Children’s Museum and he and his team represented original music for the nation of America in iMapp 2019’s worldwide winners round with creative genius George Berlin. His custom curated score for ‘Frank Lloyd Wright’s Emil Bach House Documentary’ produced for the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation won him most distinct original score with the 2019 videographer awards (a score he custom created in 12 days) and was in competition with 1500 other films, it can be streamed from WTTW PBS. His company Mind Exchange Music is a highly sought after audio and music team for original media in the Chicago Region. Upcoming projects including a live film scoring multimedia show for the 150 media stream for the Pritzkers and a custom curated architectural projection mapping score for ‘Vivid Sydney’ an interactive Light Festival in Sydney Australia, also with creative genius George Berlin. Currently he’s working on a 14 episode live music performance production film series through Mind Exchange Music LLC featuring 26 musicians and additionally he’s especially excited to produce the full soundtrack for for Danny Villanueva Jr's upcoming feature film ‘I Dream of a Psychopomp’.

His scores & sheet music (originals, arrangements, adaptations & editorials, etc) have been placed in front of: The Chicago Symphony, Chicago Jazz Philharmonic, Bari Symphony, Chicago Jazz Ensemble, Full Score Chamber Orchestra, Lake County Symphony Orchestra & many well known Chicago Arts Organizations as well. Educational studies include: DePaul University, Columbia College, Northeastern Illinois University, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Chicago Jazz Ensemble & The Lyric Opera and has performed on stage with national talent including: Aretha Franklin, HARPO, The O'Jays, The Dells and many more.

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Artist Statement

Yes I would in fact love the challenge of producing your soundtrack to award winning specifications in an impossible timeline. This sounds worth my while.