Tineke Postma Quartet
Tineke Postma - saxophone
Marc van Roon - piano
Clemens van der Feen - bass
Martijn Vink - drums
Tickets: $15/$10 full time students with ID
Tineke Postma is an internationally acknowledged jazz saxophonist and composer. She
performs with her groups and as a sideman since 2003. 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!”
De Downbeat Poll 2012 has listed Tineke as Rising Star #5 in the soprano saxophone
category and #10 for alto sax. On April 30 Tineke performed for the International Jazzday
at the Asembly Hall of the United Nations in New York with Wayne Shorter.
Tineke is part of Terri Lyne Carrington's Mosaic CD and Group which won a GRAMMY for
BEST VOCAL ALBUM 2012). Tineke plays 4 solos on this album!
Tineke has received the Jazz Juan Revelations Award 2009 (Antibes Juan-les-Pins Jazz
Festival). the prestigious Midem “ International Jazz Revelation of the Year Award” in 2006
and was nominated twice the Paul Acket Award (North Sea Jazz).
Tineke tours with her two groups and joins projects as a sideman.
The Tineke Postma Quartet (Marc van Roon on piano, Clemens van der Feen on bass and
Martijn Vink on drums) was founded in 2002 and has played at many international
festivals, like North Sea Jazz, Middelheim Festival in Antwerpen, Festival,Young Euro Jazz
Berlin, Pori Jazz Festival (Finland) , Umea Jazz Festival (Sweden), Trondheim Jazz Festival
(Norway), Molde Jazz Festival (Norway) , the Jakarta Jazz Festival (Indonesia) Yokohama
Jazz Festival (Japan) and the Hanoi Jazz Festival (Vietnam).
Another group is The Tineke Postma International Quartet featuring Geri Allen on piano,
Scott Colley on bass and Terri Lyne Carrington on drumsand they released a cd “The
Traveller and toured internationally as well.
Tineke recorded five cd’s and one dvd: debutcd "First Avenue "(2003), "For the Rhythm
(featuring Terri Lyne Carrington" (2005), DVD “Live in Amsterdam."(2005), A Journey That
Matters feat. Terri Lyne Carrington "(2008) and The Traveller (Geri Allen, Scott Colley and
Terri Lyne Carrington (2009) and her latest cd The Dawn Of Light (Tineke Postma Quartet
featuring Esperanza Spalding.
Tineke works as a sideman with artists such as Terri Lyne Carrington (Beantown Jazz
Festival, Tokyo Jazz Festival), Nancy Wilson, Dianne Reeves and Joan Osnborne .
(performances at Carnegie and Hall, Kennedy Center), Geri Allen, Esperanza Spalding
Group (Carnegie Hall, North Sea Jazz and The Bimhuis) and Matthey Garrisson.
Tineke, as the first European artist, is represented worldwide by bookingagency
International Music Network who also works for Wayne Shorter, Brad Mehldau and