Judith is a jazz singer and composer. She likes to create stories and songs. And her concerts are little journeys with food for thought and a lasting smile.
FROM CLASSICAL LANGUAGES TO JAZZ
Judith is music. Starting at a young age she participated in talent shows with her own songs. The piano at home is often played and used for private try outs and classical lessons. After graduating in Greek and Latin, Judith studied Jazz at the Royal Conservatory in the Hague. She now mainly focusses on writing her own material and creating new versions of old songs. Jazz remains her true love.
VOICE AND PERFORMANCE
Her clear and warm voice with a wide range is very flexible. People often compare her voice to the sound of the late Karen Carpenter.
On stage Judith takes you on a journey and above all clearly enjoys interacting with her band and the audience.
Judith is about ot release her 6th album.
Carmina Latina | Dec 9th 2021
A Jazz Tribute to ABBA | 2016
Trav’lin’ Light | 2013
Four Zero | 2011
Suitcase of Songs | 2006
The Beautiful Reality of Life | 2003
Judith collaborated on her albums with musicians like Yuri Honing, Peter Beets and Teus Nobel. She has been touring in Europe, Indonesia, the U.S.A. and multiple times in Australia, Thailand and Japan. Last summer she performed with Carmina Latina along the Limes, the old Roman border, in the Netherlands.
REVIEWS ‘Judith Nijland has a delightful, excellently trained alt and a very pleasant lazy timing while also having the guts to take tracks to her own ends.
She scats as one of the best and her elegant appearance and the charming way she speaks at the introduction of her songs, complete the picture.’ The Stentor Newspaper