Women in Jazz Media and Jazz Cafe Posk presents: Migdalia Van Der HovenJazz Café POSK, W6 0RF, [Venue Details]
Migdalia van der Hoven is an award-winning Mexican drummer known for her groove, sensitivity and versatility across multiple genres such as funk, jazz, latin and pop. Having just recorded a new album 'Point of Departure' live at Abbey Road Studios we are excited to hear her brand new album.
Migdalia became the ﬁrst Mexican Female drummer to ever perform at Ronnie Scott’s and the EFG London Jazz Festival and recently was honoured as “Woman of the year 2022” in Mexico in arts and culture for her contribution in music nationally and internationally.
Currently touring with SIX the Musical across the UK, Migdalia is also a Vater Drumsticks, Bosphorus Cymbals and RTOM Corporation artist. She is a Berklee College of Music graduate (where she studied and performed with Jackie Santos, Terri Lynn Carrington, Victor Mendoza and Mark Walker). Migdalia has performed in the UK with Scott Stroman, Adam Glasser, Paul Enger (Caﬀe Nero), The All Souls Orchestra, Women in Jazz and on the BBC/ITV.
She was part of the Beantown Jazz Festival and is currently a member of the National Jazz Orchestra of Mexico where she performs and also supports young women through scholarships to continue their studies in jazz. She also oﬀers masterclasses internationally and is one of the UK judges for Hit like a Girl Contest 2022, which is the biggest female drum/beats contest worldwide.
‘A new focussed, driven and exciting star has arrived, and her name is Migdalia van der Hoven’ - Jazz in Europe
Performer name: Migdalia van der Hoven
Other key names: Wikus van der Hoven, Johnny Mayers, Josh Stidwill
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