Natalie Boeyink is an accomplished bassist, violinist, pianist, composer and educator based in Bloomington, IN. She has worked primarily in jazz and Latin idioms as a bassist, and as a classical pianist and violinist.
A graduate of the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music (BM Jazz Studies) and the University of Louisville (MM Jazz Performance), Natalie is an active jazz bassist, adjudicator and educator. She is currently completing her doctorate in Music Education at IU and is the director of the Attica Strings Project, based in Attica, Indiana.
As a jazz bassist, Natalie performs regularly with the Jerry Tolson Trio and Quartet, and with Jeff Sherman in Louisville, KY; and Bob Stright in Bloomington, IN. She has shared the stage with Jovino Santos Neto, Joe Piscopo, David ‘Fathead’ Newman, Jon Hendricks, David Liebman and Lorraine Feather.
Batuquê Trio is her latest collaboration, playing contemporary Brazilian, American, and Afro-Cuban Jazz. Repertory includes classics by Baden Powell, Toninho Horta, Danilo Perez, Claire Fischer, Lord Kitchener, as well as original compositions.
Batuquê Trio: Jamaal Baptiste, piano; Natalie Boeyink, bass; Andy Smith, drums
January 28 - _Batuquê Trio, WFHB Local Live, 91.3 FM
January 30 - Batuquê Trio, Serendipity, Bloomington, IN
February 28 - Ball State Jazz Festival
March 7 - w/Monika Herzig, Harlequin Theater, Columbus, IN
March 11-12 - Marshall University, Huntington, WV
March 26 - w/Monika Herzig, Bear's Place, Bloomington, IN
March 28 - w/Monika Herzig, Jazz Kitchen, Indianapolis, IN
April 8-12 - Jerry Tolson Quartet, Missouri and Iowa Tour
April 13 - w/Monika Herzig, Indianapolis Central Library
TBA - Batuquê Trio CD release party, Bloomington, IN
Friday evenings - Malibu Grill, Bloomington, IN
Saturday evenings - Varanese, Louisville, KY