|Born||31 August 1978|
Tineke Postma (born August 31, 1978) is a Dutch jazz saxophonist.
At the age of eleven, Postma began playing the saxophone. She studied at the Amsterdam Conservatory and Manhattan School of Music between 1996 and 2003 and obtained a master's degree in music. Her teachers included David Liebman, Dick Oatts, and Chris Potter. In 2005, she began teaching at the Amsterdam Conservatory and is part of the saxophone faculty at Codarts Conservatory Rotterdam.
Postma worked with Terri Lyne Carrington on the Grammy Award winning album The Mosaic Project in 2011.She has performed with Greg Osby, Geri Allen, Ivan Paduart, Esperanza Spalding, and the Metropole Orchestra. In 2019, Postma was named Rising Star for Soprano Saxophone in DownBeat magazine's Critics Poll.
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Money Jungle: Provocative in Blue is an album by Terri Lyne Carrington. It was released by Concord Jazz. It won the 2013 Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Album.
Perfection is an album by the Murray, Allen & Carrington Power Trio, featuring saxophonist David Murray, pianist Geri Allen, and drummer Terri Lyne Carrington. It was recorded at Avatar Studios in New York City in June 2015, and was released by Motéma Music in 2016. Guest musicians Wallace Roney (trumpet), Craig Harris (trombone), and Charnett Moffett (bass) appear on one track.
Structure is an album by drummer Terri Lyne Carrington on which she is joined by guitarist Adam Rogers, bassist Jimmy Haslip, and saxophonist Greg Osby. It was recorded at Castle Oaks Studio in Calabasas, California during November 2003, and was released in 2004 by the German label ACT Music.
Jazz Is a Spirit is an album by drummer Terri Lyne Carrington. It was recorded before an audience at Master Control Studio in Burbank, California during February 2001, and was released in 2002 by the German label ACT Music. On the album, Carrington is joined by saxophonists Gary Thomas and Katisse Buckingham, trumpeters Terence Blanchard and Wallace Roney, keyboardists Herbie Hancock and Greg Kurstin, guitarists Paul Bollenback, Kevin Eubanks, Jeff Richman, and Danny Robinson, bassists Bob Hurst and Malcolm-Jamal Warner, and percussionists Ed Barguiarena and Darryl "Munyungo" Jackson.