Pieter made two CDs (Tracing and Vista) with the ‘Pieter de Mast Quintet’. He played with this quintet at jazz venues in the Netherlands (including the North Sea Jazz Festival), Belgium and Germany. As a player of multiple wind instruments, he also contributed to numerous theatre productions, musicals and CDs. He played or recorded together with Kris Goessens, Jozef Dumoulin, Perron 19, Sandip Bhattacharya ,Olaf Tarenskeen, Boudewijn de Groot, Karel Boehlee, Amina Figarova, Walter Bertram, Bert van den Brink and many others. In 2004 he started the Windstreken ensemble. Besides being a performing musician and a teacher, Pieter de Mast is also an active composer. The Rotterdam Conservatory gave him the opportunity to study during half a year at the renowned Berklee College of Music in Boston, USA. For almost 25 years Pieter has been teaching at the Leiden Music School. Occasionally he taught flute-improvisation at the Codarts University for the Arts in Rotterdam and HKU University of the Arts in Utrecht.
Windstreken has released five CDs and the ensemble has performed on many national and international stages, for further information, reviews ect. please visit www.windstreken.com
News: In February 2020 we recorded five new compositions at the Powersound studio in Amsterdam. In two of these pieces Modar Salam joined us with subtle percussion. I know Sebastiaan mainly as a brilliant organist, however in these recordings...
News: On March 12th 2020 new recordings of our duo have been made in Leiden. Unusual and sophisticated timbres This duo of jazz musicians, who have also won their spurs in the fields of both classical music and world...
My collaboration with Kamal Hors dates back to 2005 (Synergy). A few years ago Kamal started his project Zayna. Beautiful Arabic Poems has been set to music by Kamal and performed by the amazing singer Anass Habib. A recent concert...
Past Projects (selection)
From 2005 till 2011 I had the pleasure of playing with a few talented musicians from Utrecht. We made 2 CD’s (“Live at the Duke” 2006 and “Perron 19” 2010). We did quite a few performances and in 2010 we reached the semi-finals of...
This Band recorded two CD’s (“Tracing” 2000 and “Vista” 2003) We performed from 1999 till 2007 on many stages in the Netherlands (including Bimhuis and North Sea jazz festival), Belgium and Germany. I have been really fortunate to be able to play...
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A selection of videos
Since ’93, I have been a teacher at the Leiden School of Music. Occasionally I gave flute-improvisation lessons at the Rotterdam and Utrecht Conservatory. Together with the Amstelveen School of Music and the venue P60, I organized jazz sessions for several years. Recently I have started to give private lessons.
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