Katharina MaschmeyerGermany Osnabrück
Katharina Maschmeyer born in Germany (Osnabrück) got her Master Degree in Saxophone / Composition 2010 in the Netherlands.
She graduated her Bachelor Study in Jazz-Saxophone at the “Conservatory of Arnhem” (Netherlands). She studied with Jörg Kaufmann and Frans Vermeerssen and attended workshops by Dave Liebman, Vincent Herring, Steve Swallow, Carla Bley and Kurt Rosenwinkel. Further she absolved vocal lessons by Lis Harting, Hartog Eysman and Marielle Vester.
In the course of her following Master Study in Zwolle (NL) she additively focused on composition. She had lessons (saxophone / bass clarinet / composition) from Rolf Delfos, Sjoerd Dijkhuizen, Allard Buwalda, Simon Rigter and Joan Reinders, furthermore additional vocal lessons from Adrienne West and workshops with Joe Lovano and Dave Douglas.
She concentrates on composing and realising her own music. Four records and two live Vinyl LPs of her own quartet „KaMa Quartet“ are already released. "On these albums she not only play the tenor and soprano saxophone in a very appealing and refreshing way, but also presents original music, which has much autonomy and is very multifaceted and energetic and relates from jazz, funk to rock music." - Sonic
Her new band is called „Black Dog Groove Society“. The latest Release is a Vinyl LP „Fetch the Stick“