Noted Dutch saxophonist Tineke Postma recently played in Seattle as part of the Art Of Jazz Series at The Seattle Art Museum. The concert was recorded for broadcast on Jazz Northwest and aired this Sunday, May 19 on 88.5, KPLU.
The Seattle appearance was the first for the saxophonist and composer who was on a nationwide tour that concluded with a performance at the Mary Lou Williams Jazz Festival at The Kennedy Center in Washington. For her concert at SAM she was joined by Seattle musicians Tim Kennedy, piano, Evan Flory-Barnes, bass and D'Vonne Lewis, drums.
Tineke Postma studied at the Manhattan School of Music in New York and graduated with honors from the Conservatory of Amsterdam where she also taught for five years. Today she divides her time between New York and Amsterdam and plays music festivals around the world. She has recorded five CDs, the most recent of which is "The Dawn of Light" on the Challenge label.
Jazz Northwest is recorded and produced by Jim Wilke exclusively for 88.5 KPLU. The program is heard on Sundays at 2 PM Pacific Time. It is also streamed to the internet at kplu.org and available as podcast following the broadcast. The Art of Jazz series at the Seattle Art Museum is coordinated by John Gilbreath of Earshot Jazz. The next concert in the series will be on June 13 at 5:30 pm and feature pianist Eric Verlinde. The concerts are free and open to the public.
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