Biography

Maarten Combrink (2000), finalist in the 2021 ITA Carl Fontana Competition, is a Dutch jazz trombonist and composer.

From a young age he has played trombone in bands such as the National Youth Jazz Orchestra, the Dutch Jazz Collective, the Peter Beets & Henk Meutgeert New Jazz Orchestra and the Jazz Orchestra of the Concertgebouw, with which he played at the Bimhuis, Tivoli Vredenburg, at the North Sea Jazz Festival and the Grachtenfestival. He also writes compositions for the Maarten Combrink Quartet, with which he regularly performs.

Maarten studies jazz trombone at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam with Ilja Reijngoud, Bert Boeren, Martijn Sohier and Simon Rigter.