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!!
This Week Upcoming:
>Oct 23, 2020: Erasmushuis, Indonesia presents: Duo Laroo/Byrd meets Colladur
>Oct 23, 2020: 32st Weekly Free Friday Feelgood concert by Duo Laroo/Byrd live & online
Dear Music Friends,
We're past Middle October and the colored leaves are falling down, we hope you feel good, we do! Many concert cancellations due to a second wave of the virus. This Friday however we have two events! Next to our weekly Duo Laroo/Byrd Friday Feelgood Concert we're very excited to share an online collaboration by the Erasmushuis, Jakarta of our Duo Laroo/Byrd with the band Colladur from Indonesia premiering four hours earlier:
We always love to share our music and connect with you live and online wherever in the world you are--explore us!
the Saskia Laroo Band - jazzfunk
Latest LP/CD: Trumpets Around The World
Duo Laroo/Byrd - organic jazz
CD: Two Of A Kind - A Tribute To Miles & Monk
Jazzkia (Saskia Laroo Jazz Quartet)
CDs: Jazzkia; Sunset Eyes 2000 ft Teddy Edwards & Ernie Andrews
Warren Byrd (aka Byrdspeak Ensemble)
CD: Truth Raised Twice
- If circumstances allow, we still anticipate one tour to Thailand in December. All other 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.
- Commissioned film productions exposing our musical heritage to audiences of other countries.
- Intercontinental Virtual Concerts in collaboration with musicians based in their native countries.
- 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 Rotterdam: A Tribute To the Northsea Jazz Festival
-in Austerlitz: Het Beauforthuis + extra concert
-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 32st edition !
>Oct 23, 2020: Continue to start your weekend with our Duo Laroo/Byrd's weekly free Friday feelgood concert series, live and online from home!
Watch our upcoming performance here:
- Tune in: https://www.facebook.com/SaskiaLarooOfficial/
- or https://www.facebook.com/SaskiaLarooOfficial/live
- More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1678307462340599
- US East Coast time: 1 pm
- Netherlands and Europe time: 7pm /19:00 hours
- Far East time: late evening / round midnight