Marithé Van der Aa

Marithé Van der Aa is a jazz vocalist and musicologist based in London, originally from Flanders, Belgium. She studied musicology at the University of Oxford after completing her Bachelor's degree in jazz at the University of Arts Berlin, and has worked on a variety of BBC Radio 3 programmes as an assistant producer. Her main interests include musical consciousness, the aesthetics of improvisation, and musical identity.


Written by Marithé Van der Aa


Improvised Music – an Act of Racial Liberation?

To what extent can improvised music liberate, and what power exactly does it hold today?

Marithé Van der Aa