Welcome to my official site

I Love to make Miles on Trumpet!
I travel the world with my bands from 2 to 8 musicians.
My original and recorded music is a combination of jazz, pop, world and dance.
My mission is to connect audiences of different ages and cultures with interactive concerts.

LIVE & ONLINE this week!!


Dear Music Friends,  Yes it's already the end of November, the last colored leaves keep falling down, we hope you feel good, we do! Most concerts are cancelled due to a second wave of the virus. We keep on bringing our weekly Duo Laroo/Byrd Friday Feelgood Concerts And we're Super excited we played the Amersfoort Online Jazzfestival with the Saskia Laroo Band!! Here you can see it back:

 We're also still very excited about the online collaboration film by the Erasmushuis, Jakarta of our Duo Laroo/Byrd meets Colladulur from Indonesia premiered Friday Oct 23:

We always love to share our music and connect with you live and online wherever in the world you are--explore us!


 

>Upcoming: 

  • We have a great performance with the Saskia Laroo Band planned Feb 4, 2021 in Tivoli, Vredenburg, Utrecht, the Netherlands (if circumstances allow)
  • All other performances and tours are now cancelled and postponed.
  • The continuation of our weekly Duo Laroo/Byrd Free Friday Feelgood concert series live & online from home since March 20 this year 
  • Live & online giggin' in the Netherlands and the US. 

>Recent past: 

>Commissioned film productions exposing our musical heritage to audiences of other countries. 
-in South Korea: Jazzkia performs for the "Stay Joyful" concert series of the Korea Foundation
>Intercontinental Virtual Concerts in collaboration with musicians based in their native countries.
-in Indonesia: The Erasmushuis, Jakarta presents Duo Laroo/Byrd meets Colladulur

  • Virtual concerts & a drive in performance in the US: 

>With the Saskia Laroo Band 
 -Virtual: in Hartford, CT for Sigourney Square Festival and Keney Park Pondhouse Jazz Series 
 -Virtual: in Somers, CT Live From the Farm Store II 
 -Drive in: in New Bedford, CT for the Zeiterion @ Whale's Tooth Parking Lot
>With Duo Laroo/Byrd 
 -in Hartford, CT: Live for the Hartford Jazz Society and Theaterworks 

  • Live concerts for limited audiences in the Netherlands 

>With The Saskia Laroo Band: 
-in Amersfoort: Rabobank Jazz Festival Online
 -in Rotterdam: A Tribute To the Northsea Jazz Festival 
 -in Austerlitz: Het Beauforthuis + extra concert 
>With Jazzkia 
 -in Leiden: Grand Cafe Van't Huis part 1 & part 2 
 -in Leimuiderbrug: Cafe Ruimzicht
>With Duo Laroo/Byrd
 -in Amsterdam: De Balie & Het Pompstation
 -in Haarlem: Music Cafe Stiels

>Coming up this week: 

 Our Free Friday Feelgood concerts from home with Duo Laroo/Byrd, this friday our 36th edition !

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