Natalie Boeyink is an accomplished bassist, composer and educator based in Wilmington, NC. She has worked primarily in jazz and Latin idioms as a bassist, and as a classical pianist and violinist. In 2015, she joined the full-time jazz faculty at University of North Carolina Wilmington.
Natalie completed her doctorate in music education at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, and she holds a MM in Jazz Performance (University of Louisville), and a BM in Jazz Studies (Indiana University). Natalie is an active jazz bassist, adjudicator and educator and she is the former director of the Attica Strings Project, based in Attica, Indiana.
Batuquê Trio is Natalie's latest collaboration, playing contemporary Brazilian, Afro-Cuban, and Caribbean jazz. The trio's first CD, Transparency, was released in January 2015.
Natalie has shared the stage with Jamie Baum, Ingrid Jensen, Leni Stern, Reut Regev, Jovino Santos Neto, Joe Piscopo, David ‘Fathead’ Newman, Jon Hendricks, David Liebman and Lorraine Feather. She also performed with the Jerry Tolson Trio and Quartet, and with Jeff Sherman in Louisville, KY; as well as Bob Stright and Monika Herzig in Bloomington, IN.
Batuquê Trio: Jamaal Baptiste, piano; Natalie Boeyink, bass; Andy Smith, drums
December 21 @ Malibu Grill w/Bob Stright
December 31 @ Platypus and Gnome w/ Jay Killman
January 11 @ Jazz Education Network Conference w/Batuquê Trio
January 12 @ Jazz Education Network Conference w/Sheroes
January 26 @ UNCW Day of Rhythm w/ Jon Epley
March 29 @ UNCW JazzFest w/ Terri Lyne Carrington
March 30 @ NC JazzGirls Day w/ Christine Jensen
April 12 @ UNCW Beckwith Recital Hall w/ Paolo Andre Gualdi Trio