Genres You Will Love
Moods: Type: Improvisational Jazz: Contemporary Jazz Jazz: Modern Creative Jazz

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Netherlands

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Marike van Dijk

Marike van Dijk (1982) was born and raised in The Netherlands and started playing the sax at age 11. Around the time she was 14 years old she started playing jazz. She went on to study at the Rotterdam Conservatory (codarts) from which she graduated in 2006. She continued her studies at the Amsterdam conservatory. While pursuing a master’s degree in Amsterdam, she got the opportunity to study in New York at the ‘Manhattan School of Music’ for a semester. In 2008 she graduated from the Amsterdam conservatory.

In 2009 Marike was nominated for the prestigious dutch ‘Deloitte jazz award’ and the ‘Amersfoort jazz talent award’.
End of october 2009 she recorded her debut album ‘Patches of Blue’, which will be released beginning of 2010.
Marike will perform with her band on the North Sea Jazz festival, beginning of Juli 2010!

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