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 at IU and is the director of the Attica Strings Project, based in Attica, Indiana.
Batuquê Trio is her latest collaboration, playing contemporary Brazilian, Afro-Cuban, and Caribbean jazz. The trio's first CD, Transparency, was released in January 2015.
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: Jamaal Baptiste, piano; Natalie Boeyink, bass; Andy Smith, drums
February 24 - Batuquê Trio Carnival Celebration, Malibu Grill, Bloomington, IN
February 28 - Ball State University 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
May 8 - Batuquê Trio and Ritmos Unidos, Player's Pub, Bloomington, IN
TBA - Batuquê Trio CD release party, Bloomington, IN
Friday evenings - Malibu Grill, Bloomington, IN
Saturday evenings - Varanese, Louisville, KY