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Tineke Postma

Primary Instrument: Saxophone

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”!...
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Awards

International 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).

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    The Dawn Of Light

    Challenge Records
    2011
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    The Traveller

    Self Produced
    2010
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    The Traveller

    Challenge Records
    2009
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    A Journey That Matters

    Foreign Media Jazz
    2007
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    For the Rhythm

    215 Music/Munich Records
    2005
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Featured recording “The Dawn Of Light”

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The Dawn Of Light

Challenge Records (2011)
JAZZ (magazine) Dick Hovenga June 1, 2009 **** 1/2 • Every new album demonstrates that Tineke Postma keeps improving. • ‘The Traveller’is a solid album which should give Postma worldfame • The ensemble playing is impeccable. • The musicians offer the perfect base for Postma, who exceeds herself once again. Her playing is one time warm and sober, the next time lyrical and overwhelming.

JAZZISM (magazine) Coen de Jonge June 1, 2009 **** • Tineke Postma recorded a glorious album in New York. • On the CD “The Traveller” Tineke has obviously found her own gracious style. • The album radiates a great deal of confidence...

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