Tineke Postma Quartet will tour US in May


Tineke Postma. Photo: courtesy of the artist.

Thursday May 9 through Thursday May 16, 2013
Several locations

The internationally acknowledged Dutch jazz saxophonist Tineke Postma will come to the US for a series of concerts throughout the country, including Washington DC, Seattle and New York City. Tineke lives in Amsterdam and New York. Her latest cd The Dawn Of Light from 2011 (Tineke Postma Quartet featuring Esperanza Spalding), has been released in 2011 worldwide, received raving reviews and won the prestigious Dutch Edison Award. UK ”The Evening Stardard” called her ”One of the leading ladies in Jazz!”

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April 25th, 2013 by


Date: May 17
Source: mcgjazz.org
News Item:  HD Live stream of  Tinek Postma Quartet and Amina Figarova

Don’t miss the first ever high definition, live stream of an MCG Jazz concert featuring the Amina Figarova Sextet and Tineke Postma Quartet.  Friday, May 18, 8:00pm EDT.  Visit www.mcgjazz.org and click in the button to sign in for our live stream or anytime from May 18-July 17, to watch the concert at your convenience. Part of the Distinctively Dutch Festival, these artists were specially chosen by MCG Jazz and recommended by the Muziek Centrum Netherland.  Called “one of the most important composers to come into jazz: » Read more «

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May 17th, 2012 by

Dutch Women of Jazz perform in Pittsburgh during Distinctively Dutch Festival

Dutch Women of Jazz
Dutch Women of Jazz

Friday, May 1 and Saturday, May 20
MCG Jazz – Pittsburgh, PA

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April 4th, 2012 by


Tineke Postma and Terri Lyn Carrington

Date: February 29, 2012
Source:  T-Jazz Press release

New Item: Grammy for  Terri Lyn Carrington’s Mosaic Project with Tineke Postma

The Album: ” The Mosaic Project” of Terri Lyn Carrington has won the best Grammy in the category: “Best Jazz Vocal Album”. The dutch Saxophone player Tineke Postma has four solo’s on the album. In total 21 female musicians worked on the album including Esperanza Spalding, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Gretchen Parlato, Dianne Reeves and Cassandra Wilson. Since 2005 Tineke has been part of several formations of Terri Lyn Carrington and Terri has played on three of Tineke her albums.  This Summer, Tineke Postma will appear with the Mosaic project on the major Jazz Festivals in Europe.

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March 1st, 2012 by

Tineke Postma awarded Edison Award


Date: November 3, 2011
Source: Edisons.nl
News Item: Winners of the Edison Jazz/World Awards announced

The 2011 winners of the prestigious Dutch Edison awards have been announced: among them Tineke Postma, a renowned jazzsaxophonist. The award was given to her for the album ‘The Dawn of Light’, which the jury praised as a sign of great and stable progress in Postma’s musical carreer. The jury also noted the fine cooperation and synergy between Postma and her quartet (Marc van Roon on piano, Frans van der Hoeven on bass and Martijn Vink on drums).

The Dawn Of Light is Postma’s latest CD which was released in March 2011. Tineke recorded in Germany and New York with her Dutch Quartet fetauring Grammy Award Winning artist Esperanza Spalding. Her remarkable compositions and artistry have been acknowledged before with several awards, among which the Jazz Juan Revelations Award 2009 (Antibes Juan-les-Pins Jazz Festival), and the prestigious Midem “International Jazz Revelation of the Year Award”  in 2006.

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November 3rd, 2011 by


Date: October 14, 2011
Source: Press release
News Item: Tineke Postma releases new CD in the US

With the September 13, 2011 release of  “The Dawn Of Light” in the US, the award-winning Dutch saxophonist TINEKE POSTMA further expands the growing fan base for her music. Tineke is a well know musician who recently played at the Jazz Standard in NYC. She will be on stage again in the US next year during in Pittsburgh as part of the Distinctively Dutch Festival.
The new CD  features Tineke’s Dutch Quartet with Marc van Roon on piano and Rhodes, Frans van der Hoeven on bass and Martijn Vink on drums. Bassist, singer and Grammy Award winner Esperanza Spalding, is featured on one track called “Leave Me A Place Underground.”  Of working with Tineke, Esperanza says: “I’m so grateful to be a part of this record…Tineke’s beautiful spirit and musical sensibility sing through the entire album in her playing and writing.”

Jazz Magazine – May 2011
“Tineke has found her own sound…
“The Dawn of Light” marks the birth of an authentic and original sound. “

Jazz Times, Bill Milkowski
“Tineke exhibits a vivacious stage presence along with commanding chops on both alto and soprano saxes.”

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October 14th, 2011 by

Tineke Postma in the Jazz Standard NYC


Tineke Postma, Photo: Courtesy of the artist

Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at 7:30PM & 9:30PM
Jazz Standard – New York, NY
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Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at 7:30PM & 9:30PM
Jazz Standard – New York, NY
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August 4th, 2011 by