Born: August 31, 1978
Tineke Postma is an internationally acknowleged active jazzsaxophonist. During her college years at the Conservatory of Amsterdam, she received two scolarships to study at the Manhattan School for Music in New York, where she was taught by Dick Oatts, David Liebman and Chris Potter. In 2003, Tineke gratuaded with Honors at the Conservatory of Amsterdam, where she has been teaching since 2005. Tineke plays energetic, modern jazz and is inspired by Wayne Shorter, Cannonball Adderly, John Coltrane, Miles Davis and other great legends, without ignoring her own creativity. The British Newspaper “The Evening Standard” called Tineke in 2009 “One of the leading ladies in Jazz”!...
AwardsInternational Awards: “ Jazz All Star Award” (2003) “Midem International Jazz Revelation of the Year Award” (2006) “Jazz Revelation of 2009 Award” as well as the “Public’s Favourite Award” at the Jazz à Juan Festival (France).
Dutch Awards: “Langs de Lijn Award” (2007), “Singer Laren Jazz Award” (2002), “Heijmans Award” (2004).
The Dawn Of LightChallenge Records
The TravellerSelf Produced
The TravellerChallenge Records
A Journey That MattersForeign Media Jazz
For the Rhythm215 Music/Munich Records
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