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Masha Stepina Trio
Masha Stepina-piano(Russia-Netherlands)
Wim Essed - doublebass( Netherlands)
Soto Ntouvas - drums( Greece -Netherlands)

Masha Stepina is originaly from south of Russia( Rostov-on Don). She came to Holland in 2002 to study jazz piano and to play with international musicians.
Wim Essed is already 40 years on the european jazz scene. He has played with a lot of musicians from from Holland and Europe as well: Johnny Griffin,Ben Webster,Clark Terry,Paul Bley,Dexter Gordon,Mal Waldron, Toots Thielemans and many others. He did a lot of tournees with Amsterdams Kamermuziekensemble,Nederlandse Ballet Orkestr ,Tango -orkestr
Soto Ntouvas is playing with a lot of jazz musicians
in different formation.

Trio plays only original music written by Masha. They are working to create new sound in the jazz piano trio. Masha is trying to combine jazz with classik, latin traditions. The most interesting she finds to work on rythmical improvisation and time sigmature staff.