Masha Bijlsma  –  great Vocal Jazz from Holland



This is the site of Dutch jazz singer Masha Bijlsma; it will be updated regularly, but for now: please check out the latest news and pay attention to my tourdates, bands  and projects. If you want more information, don’t hesitate to get in touch with me (   or my management Ietsje de Leeuw Jazz Promotie. And even more important: come and attend one of my concerts, you won’t regret it!                                         


Masha with jazz legends Bart van Lier and Tony Lakatos
Masha with jazz legends Bart van Lier and Tony Lakatos





great review from our gig at the Kassel Jazzfestival 2021:










Abbey Lincoln Project: ‘For love of Abbey’

I proudly present a new bandproject  entitled ‘For love of Abbey’, a tribute in honour of
the great American singer Abbey Lincoln.

Interested?  Go to the Abbey Lincoln Project – page or contact Ietsje de Leeuw Jazz Promotie!

 autumn 2021  ‘Masha Bijlsma Band’ in a groovy line up:

Masha Bijlsma                                                    vocals

Martin Sasse / Hans Kwakkernaat                 piano

Ruud Ouwehand / Martin Gjakonovski         double bass

Dries Bijlsma                                                      drums

Guests:   Bart van Lier (trombone, basstrumpet}, Tony Lakatos (saxophone), Paul Heller (saxophone).                                                  

‘Past and Present Tour’ and new CD

in 2021-2022 the Masha Bijlsma Band celebrates its 30th anniversary with a ‘Past and Present’ tour, playing an exciting  mix of old and  new repertoir.

Interested?  Ietsje de Leeuw Jazz Promotie!

To support this tour  the band recorded the new  album ‘INTERACTION’ in the Topaz Studios in Cologne/Germany.

With Masha you can hear  Tony Lakatos (saxophone) , Bart van Lier (trombone), Martin Sasse (piano), bassplayer Martin Gjakonovski and drummer Dries Bijlsma.

This CD will be released the 3. of November 2021 during a concert in the Altes Pfandhaus Cologne/Germany.

Interviews,  in connection with this jubilee,  in Dutch jazz magazines JAZZISM and JAZZBULLETIN.


– Masha’s music available online:  SpotifyApple MusicAmazon, Deezer