DUO LAROO/BYRD

Experience the harmonious synergy of pure organic acoustic jazz and electric grooves with Duo Laroo/Byrd. This captivating collaboration features the world-renowned trumpeter Saskia Laroo and the versatile international pianist/vocalist Warren Byrd. 

Together, Laroo and Byrd craft a musical tapestry that caters to a diverse range of occasions, from grand gala events to intimate gatherings. Their repertoire spans an array of genres, including dance classics, the American songbook, sizzling afro-Latin rhythms, and their own captivating originals. 

What makes this duo truly exceptional is their adaptability. They can set the stage as a soothing background ensemble, ignite the party atmosphere with their dynamic tandem, or take center stage as a grand showpiece. The magic of Laroo and Byrd knows no bounds, and they can infuse their enchantment into any setting. 

Furthermore, at your request, Saskia and Warren have the remarkable ability to transform into a full band, elevating the musical experience to new heights. Duo Laroo/Byrd primarily showcases their original compositions, including selections from their album "Two of a Kind," along with fresh, unreleased music. 

Line up: 2 (+ guests) 

Saskia Laroo: Trumpet, Vocals, Alto Sax, Upright/Electric Bass 
Warren Byrd: Piano and/or Keyboard, Vocals, Bongos/Percussion 

Prepare to be mesmerized by the musical prowess of Duo Laroo/Byrd as they explore the realms of acoustic and electric melodies.

pure organic jazz and electric grooves

May24

Duo Laroo/Byrd @ Warren Byrd presents Duo Laroo/Byrd Live

Warren Byrd presents Duo Laroo/Byrd Live, Northampton, MA

🎷✨ Start your weekend with Duo Laroo/Byrd Live!

Get ready for a fun evening filled with original Funk, Soul, Blues, Bossa-Nova, and Jazz at The Deckbar on May 24, 2024, from 6-9pm! Join the dynamic duo Laroo/Byrd at Northampton Union Station, 125 Pleasant Street, Northampton, MA, for a captivating live performance #DuoLarooByrd #LiveMusic #Funk #Soul #Blues #BossaNova #Jazz #NorthamptonEvents #TheDeckbar

📅 Date: May 24, 2024 🕕 Time: 6-9pm 📍 Location: The Deckbar, Northampton Union Station, 125 Pleasant Street, Northampton, MA, US

Line up: Warren Byrd: keys, vocals, bongos Saskia Laroo: trumpet, alto sax, bass, vocals

About the music: Laroo and Byrd are known for their unique musical style that blends a variety of genres, including dance classics, the American songbook, and afro-Latin rhythms, along with their own original compositions. They are versatile performers, capable of creating the perfect atmosphere for any event, from large gala celebrations to cozy, intimate gatherings.

About Duo Laroo/Byrd: Trumpeter/composer/bandleader Saskia Laroo from Amsterdam and international pianist/composer Warren Byrd from the United States have been a strong musical duo for over 15 years. They have made significant contributions to the professional music world, both domestically and internationally. They have performed at festivals and concert halls in countries such as Hong Kong, Burundi, Vietnam, the US, and Indonesia. In 2011, they released the album "Two Of A Kind, a tribute to Miles & Monk"

May29

Duo Laroo/Byrd @ Duo Laroo/Byrd Live

Duo Laroo/Byrd Live, Springfield, MA

🎷✨ Break your week with Duo Laroo/Byrd Live!

Enjoy their original styled Funk, Soul, Blues, Bossa-Nova, and Jazz on Wednesday May 29, 2024, from 5:30-8:30pm at Uno Pizzeria & Grill, 820 at the Hall of Fame Avenue, located in Springfield, MA . #DuoLarooByrd #LiveMusic #Funk #Soul #Blues #BossaNova #Jazz #SpringfieldEvents #UnoPizzeria

📅 Date: May 29, 2024 🕕 Time: 5:30-8:30pm 📍 Location: Uno Pizzeria & Grill, 820 Hall of Fame Avenue, Springfield, MA

Line up: Warren Byrd: keys, vocals, bongos Saskia Laroo: trumpet, alto sax, bass, vocals

About the music: Laroo and Byrd are known for their unique musical style that blends a variety of genres, including dance classics, the American songbook, and afro-Latin rhythms, along with their own original compositions. They are versatile performers, capable of creating the perfect atmosphere for any event, from large gala celebrations to cozy, intimate gatherings.

About Duo Laroo/Byrd: Trumpeter/composer/bandleader Saskia Laroo from Amsterdam and international pianist/composer Warren Byrd from the United States have been a strong musical duo for over 15 years. They have made significant contributions to the professional music world, both domestically and internationally. They have performed at festivals and concert halls in countries such as Hong Kong, Burundi, Vietnam, the US, and Indonesia. In 2011, they released the album "Two Of A Kind, a tribute to Miles & Monk"

Jun7

Duo Laroo/Byrd @ Saskia Laroo and Warren Byrd - Artists In Residence @ Jazz aan de Sjtasie

Saskia Laroo and Warren Byrd - Artists In Residence @ Jazz aan de Sjtasie, Swalmen

🎷 Kick off Jazz Aan De Sjtasie 2024 with a bang in Swalmen! Join us on June 7 for an extraordinary opening night. We’re thrilled to have Saskia Laroo and Warren Byrd as our artists in residence, featuring throughout the festival June 7-9 and performing on 'Lazy Sunday' with the Saskia Laroo Band. Experience live performances from international jazz and funk icons like Joseph 'Mr. Defunkt' Bowie and Kim Clarke, and enjoy the artistry of local stars such as Coen van Dam, Funky Ferd, and Steady Freddy. Dive into the unique, hip vibe of this groovy jazz festival, set in the picturesque south of the country in Swalmen, near Roermond. With multiple stages—both outdoor and indoor—and impromptu acts, plus the irresistible grooves of DJAZZDANCE, this is a music lover’s paradise. Stay tuned for more updates via jazzaandesjtasie.nl. #JazzAanDeSjtasie #OpeningNight #JazzMusic #SaskiaLaroo #WarrenByrd #GlobalJazzIcons

Early Bird: 3 day pass: Euro 30

Jun8

Duo Laroo/Byrd @ Saskia Laroo and Warren Byrd - Artists In Residence @ Jazz aan de Sjtasie

Saskia Laroo and Warren Byrd - Artists In Residence @ Jazz aan de Sjtasie, Swalmen

🎸 Experience Day Two of Jazz Aan De Sjtasie 2024 in Swalmen Jun! Join artists in residence Warren Byrd and me for an electrifying lineup including the 'Ladies In Jazz' event led by Kim Clarke, alongside other acts like The Preacher Men, Alpacas Collective, and Saturday Night Funk Express. Don't miss spontaneous performances from jazz legends like Joseph 'Mr. Defunkt' Bowie, and local talents Coen van Dam, Funky Ferd, and Steady Freddy. Our vibrant festival June 7-9 features multiple stages for an unforgettable mix of scheduled shows and impromptu jams, highlighted by DJAZZDANCE's beats. For more updates, visit jazzaandesjtasie.nl. Celebrate jazz in its finest form at our unique, groovy event in Swalmen, near Roermond. #JazzAanDeSjtasie #JazzMusic #SaskiaLaroo #WarrenByrd #JazzSaturday #LadiesInJazz #GlobalJazzIcons

Early Bird: 3 day pass: Euro 30

Jun9

Duo Laroo/Byrd @ Saskia Laroo Band ft Warren Byrd @ Festival Jazz aan de Sjtasie

Saskia Laroo Band ft Warren Byrd @ Festival Jazz aan de Sjtasie, Swalmen

🎹 Close out Jazz Aan De Sjtasie 2024 with 'Lazy Sunday'! Join us on June 9 in Swalmen for the festival finale. Warren Byrd and I, your artists in residence, will feature at 8 PM with the Saskia Laroo Band. Don't miss other top acts like the Masha Bijlsma Sextet and Limburgs Jazz Collectief. Watch out for jazz legends Joseph 'Mr. Defunkt' Bowie and Kim Clarke alongside local talents such as Coen van Dam, Funky Ferd, and Steady Freddy. Experience our dynamic jazz scenes June 7-9 across multiple indoor and outdoor stages, including spontaneous performances and DJAZZDANCE's sets. Stay updated via jazzaandesjtasie.nl. #JazzAanDeSjtasie #JazzMusic #SaskiaLaroo #WarrenByrd #LazySundayJazz #FestivalFinale

Early Bird: 3 day pass: Euro 30

Jun13

Duo Laroo/Byrd @ Duo Laroo/Byrd @ Live aan de Waal

Duo Laroo/Byrd @ Live aan de Waal, Nijmegen

Experience the harmonious synergy of pure organic acoustic jazz and electric grooves with Duo Laroo/Byrd. This captivating collaboration features the world-renowned trumpeter Saskia Laroo and the versatile international pianist/vocalist Warren Byrd. Together, Laroo and Byrd craft a musical tapestry that caters to a diverse range of occasions, from grand gala events to intimate gatherings. Their repertoire spans an array of genres, including dance classics, the American songbook, sizzling afro-Latin rhythms, and their own captivating originals.

Jun22

Duo Laroo/Byrd @ Duo Laroo/Byrd Live

Duo Laroo/Byrd Live, Den Haag

Duo Laroo/Byrd Live at New Space Studio Experience a 45-minute set of original jazz, funk, and blues styles with Warren Byrd on piano, keys, vocals, and bongos, and Saskia Laroo on trumpet, alto sax, bass, and vocals. This live performance and video recording event will feature two or more other talented local jazz bands from The Hague, each playing a filmed set. #LiveMusic #Jazz #Funk #Blues #SaskiaLaroo #WarrenByrd #MusicConcert #JazzFusion #AcousticJazz #ElectricJazz #DuoLarooByrd #NewSpaceStudio

📅 Date: June 22, 2024 🕕 Time: 8pm 📍 Location: New Space Studio, Saturnusstraat 9, The Hague, the Netherlands

Line up Warren Byrd: piano, keys, vocals, bongos Saskia Laroo: trumpet, alto sax, bass, vocals

About the music: Duo Laroo/Byrd craft a diverse musical tapestry of today's organic jazz styles that are deeply rooted in American bebop, gospel, and blues traditions. Their repertoire spans an array of genres, from subdued eclectic to exuberant swinging interpretations of specially selected classic material to their own captivating originals.

About Duo Laroo/Byrd Trumpeter/composer/bandleader Saskia Laroo from Amsterdam and international pianist/composer Warren Byrd from the United States have been a strong musical duo for over 15 years. They have made significant contributions to the professional music world, both domestically and internationally. They have performed at festivals and concert halls in countries such as Hong Kong, Burundi, Vietnam, the US, and Indonesia. In 2011, they released the album "Two Of A Kind, a tribute to Miles & Monk" [1].

About New Space Studio New Space Studio is an independent studio and venue based in The Hague, known for hosting a variety of local and international artists and events.

Jun30

Duo Laroo/Byrd @ Duo Laroo/Byrd @ Organic Summer Jazz

Duo Laroo/Byrd @ Organic Summer Jazz, Zutphen

Get ready for an enchanting afternoon at Artevita Keukens in Zutphen with the Duo Laroo/Byrd Experience. This performance features the renowned Saskia Laroo, known globally for her masterful trumpet playing, and the talented Warren Byrd, a pianist and vocalist of international acclaim. Their show combines the soothing sounds of organic acoustic jazz with lively electric grooves, providing a unique auditory experience.

Duo Laroo/Byrd excels across various musical styles, ensuring a performance full of diversity and depth. They are known for playing their original compositions, prominently featuring tracks from their celebrated album "Two of a Kind," and also delighting audiences with new, yet-to-be-released songs. Don't miss this blend of traditional jazz with modern twists that guarantees to leave an impression.

Aug4

Duo Laroo/Byrd @ Duo Laroo/Byrd - Organic Summer Jazz

Duo Laroo/Byrd - Organic Summer Jazz, Oostzaan

🎷🎶 Feel the rhythm of jazz this summer at Twiske Haven! 🌟 Join us on August 4 from 2-5 PM for an electrifying performance by Duo Laroo/Byrd. Saskia Laroo on trumpet, sax, vocals, and bass, and Warren Byrd on keyboard, vocals, and bongos will dazzle you with their musical genius! Don't miss out on this enchanting blend of jazz at Noorderlaaik 4A, Oostzaan. Your perfect jazz afternoon awaits! 🎤 Free entry with a mandatory drink purchase. Don't forget to try our delicious snacks and dinner! #JazzAtTwiske #DuoLarooByrd #LiveMusicNL #OostzaanJazz #AfternoonJazz #SummerJazz #LiveMusic #TwiskeHaven #SaskiaLaroo #WarrenByrd 🌞🎹