pure acoustic jazz
&
funky groove mixes

CD's and DVD's on Laroo Records

2014 CD+DVD: Saskia Laroo Band - Live in Zimbabwe (also single & videoclip: "Africa Dancin'") 
2011 CD: Duo Laroo/Byrd – a tribute to Miles and Monk 
2008 CD: Saskia Laroo – Really Jazzy (also singles+ videoclips: "Really Jazzy"; "Up the Mountain") 
1999 CD: Saskia Laroo meets Teddy Edwards ft Ernie Andrews – Sunset Eyes 2000 
1999 CD: Saskia Laroo - Jazzkia 
1998 CD: Saskia Laroo - Bodymusic (also single + videoclip: "Spin") 
1994 CD: Saskia Laroo - It's Like Jazz  (also single + videoclip: "Ya Know how We Do")

Here's a demo-single of our first post-fire song named, "HARTFORD IS MY HOME” recorded on an Apple with the Apple Mic in a hotel 

made for Laroo Records [p & c] 2016
Saskia Laroo trompet+
Warren Byrd vocals+

Here's a demo-single of our first post-fire song named, "HARTFORD IS MY HOME” recorded on an Apple with the Apple Mic in a hotel

made for Laroo Records [p & c] 2016 Saskia Laroo trompet+ Warren Byrd vocals+

electric & acoustic jazz

Live in Zimbabwe

Saskia Laroo Band

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Jazz trumpeter Saskia Laroo and her eight-piece funk unit give a cooking live concert in Zimbabwe at the unique Harare international Festival of the Arts [HIFA] May 3, 2013. Saskia combines her jazzy sound with a rocking rhythm section, rappers Complex and Phantom, African percussionist Pape Seck and American pianist/vocalist Warren Byrd. Features the debut performance and a radio edit of their new single "Africa Dancin". The DVD version includes POV footage of their adventures in Greater Harare: a Hang in an African village; a lion park trek; a music workshop with aspiring local youth; scenes from performances at First Street, Harare center, and at a Dutch inauguration reception in Zimbabwe].

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  1. 1 01 ya know intro 01:14 Info
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  2. 2 02 Ya know how we Do 05:54 Info
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  3. 3 03 JazznJamz 02:43 Info
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  4. 4 04 China Swing 04:27 Info
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  5. 5 05 Courtesy to Coltrane 06:03 Info
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  6. 6 06 Night Garden 05:32 Info
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  7. 7 07 Jazzparty 06:19 Info
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  8. 8 08 Africa Dancin 06:59 Info
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  9. 9 09 Supagroova 02:51 Info
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  10. 10 10 Bebe 03:23 Info
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Africa Dancin' - radio version

Saskia Laroo Band

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Special radio version of Africa Dancin' from the DVD 'Live in Zimbabwe' Jazz trumpeter Saskia Laroo and her eight-piece funk unit give a cooking live concert in Zimbabwe at the unique Harare international Festival of the Arts [HIFA] May 3, 2013. Saskia combines her jazzy sound with a rocking rhythm section, rappers Complex and Phantom, African percussionist Pape Seck and American pianist/vocalist Warren Byrd. Features the debut performance and a radio edit of their new single "Africa Dancin". The DVD version includes POV footage of their adventures in Greater Harare: a Hang in an African village; a lion park trek; a music workshop with aspiring local youth; scenes from performances at First Street, Harare center, and at a Dutch inauguration reception in Zimbabwe].

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  1. 1 Africa Dancin' - Single Radio Edit 03:50 Info
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electric jazz

Really Jazzy

Saskia Laroo

Saskia 's fifth release, presenting a melange of Funk, Dance, and Jazz using instrumental themes, vocals, rap, beatbox, and improvisation over hip grooves. Really Jazzy features Saskia Laroo playing trumpet, saxophone, upright bass & vocals. With Keyboardist/ singer/co-arranger Warren Byrd (USA), trombonist/vocalist Frank Lacey; drummers Gene Jackson and Ronald Wright; rappers Stewlocks, Firestorm and Phantom, beatboxer Eyesful.

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  1. 1 Jazzn' Jamz 03:44 Info
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  2. 2 Courtesy to Coltrane 04:14 Info
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  3. 3 Really Jazzy 04:05 Info
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  4. 4 Up the Mountain 04:03 Info
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  5. 5 Same Song 05:13 Info
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  6. 6 Munchin' 05:35 Info
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  7. 7 Kumpa 04:19 Info
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  8. 8 Big Blues 05:11 Info
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  9. 9 Night Garden 05:27 Info
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  10. 10 Funky Roads 06:17 Info
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  11. 11 Jealousy 04:24 Info
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  12. 12 Go for it 04:46 Info
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Bodymusic

Saskia Laroo

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the second album from Dutch female trumpet virtuoso continues her amazing funky streak, combining hip jazz/acid jazz with dance music styles such as drum 'n bass, speed garage & big beat on all original cuts (except one tribute to Miles Davis) - she uses acoustic instruments in a unique way, soaking them with hip hop beats & booty shakin' dance grooves. Guest appearances by a.o. Rosa King (vocals) and Candy Dulfer (sax).

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  1. 1 Vibes rehearsal 00:05 Info Free
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  2. 2 Vibes 03:42 Info
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  3. 3 Shout 05:04 Info
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  4. 4 Bodymusic 04:27 Info
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  5. 5 Don 't stop, can 't do without 03:55 Info
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  6. 6 Supagroova 06:37 Info
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  7. 7 Spin 05:22 Info
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  8. 8 Leemou 05:43 Info
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  9. 9 The base element 04:37 Info
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  10. 10 Good morning Dr. Laroo 00:56 Info Free
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  11. 11 If & maybe 04:42 Info
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  12. 12 Well 05:32 Info
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  13. 13 Sonic Arch 05:16 Info
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  14. 14 More body 02:26 Info
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  15. 15 More Vibes 04:59 Info
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It 's Like Jazz

Saskia Laroo

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the debut album from Dutch female trumpet master combines the hippest elements of jazz & acid jazz with beefy, bottom heavy hip hop breakbeats, trancy house grooves, latin flavors, R&B & the rapping talents of Poetic Voice, Mac Maestro & QF Da Funkee P - flute (Ronald Snijders), sax (Hans Dulfer & Benjamin Herman), keys (Rob Gaasterland, also co-production, recording& editing) & vocals (Johnny Kelvin) round out the mix.

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  1. 1 Ya know how we do 05:41 Info
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  2. 2 If ye got it ye get it 06:09 Info
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  3. 3 It 's like jazz 05:20 Info
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  4. 4 Poocee (the black & white monster) 05:09 Info
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  5. 5 Jazzparty 03:21 Info
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  6. 6 Drop that horn 03:15 Info
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  7. 7 Where ‘re you going m ´am 05:47 Info
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  8. 8 Sunday Afternoon 04:13 Info
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  9. 9 Hipfunk D 04:11 Info
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  10. 10 Ya know how we do (radio edit two) 04:14 Info
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  11. 11 Jazzparty (reprise) 00:32 Info Free
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acoustic jazz

Two of a Kind

Saskia Laroo, Warren Byrd

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Brand new project and another change of pace from our Dutch jazz diva from the Netherlands, teaming as two with her amazing melifluous trumpet vis a vis Monk-master Warren Byrd pianist/composer/ vocalist for a Miles Davis and Thelonious Monk tribute with covers as well as the duo's new compositions, Byrd's scats and hand drums, Laroo's toggles between trumpet and upright bass--100% Organic Jazz

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  1. 1 Pretty Rome 03:43 Info
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  2. 2 Collaboration 04:23 Info
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  3. 3 Beyond the Flaw 05:08 Info
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  4. 4 Well you Needn't 03:38 Info
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  5. 5 Visible Muse 05:01 Info
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  6. 6 Scat - Firmation 01:15 Info Free
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  7. 7 Misterioso 03:37 Info
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  8. 8 Modification 03:50 Info
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  9. 9 Brighter Day 05:13 Info
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  10. 10 Solace 03:30 Info
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  11. 11 Solar 02:26 Info
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  12. 12 Why Not Me 04:19 Info
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  13. 13 I remember Clifford 05:21 Info
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  14. 14 Banana Tree 01:31 Info Free
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  15. 15 Four 04:13 Info
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Sunset Eyes 2000

Saskia Laroo

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Saskia Laroo meets Teddy Edwards ft Ernie Andrews Dutch female trumpet goddess is at it again with this straight-ahead jazz album that features two living treasures of the American jazz & blues scene - tenor player Teddy Edwards & blues singer Ernie Andrews; the album, recorded in LA,has cool, grooving standards & newly arranged compositions by Edwards - also featured is Art Hillary, Wendell Williams & Gerrick King.

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  1. 1 Nothing But the Truth 06:01 Info
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  2. 2 Movin' in 05:04 Info
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  3. 3 There Is No Greater Love 06:12 Info
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  4. 4 Sunset Eyes 05:30 Info
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  5. 5 Cheek to Cheek 06:56 Info
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  6. 6 Don 't Touch Me 00:05 Info
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  7. 7 The Blue Sombrero 04:56 Info
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  8. 8 I Got it Bad 03:43 Info
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  9. 9 Wheelin' & Dealin' 04:24 Info
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  10. 10 Blue Bossa 07:35 Info
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  11. 11 Sunset Eyes latin 04:40 Info
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Jazzkia

Saskia Laroo

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Dutch female trumpet phenom Saskia Laroo presents a straight-ahead acoustic jazz album of standards & originals in the Miles Davis mode - she mostly plays a muted trumpet while the heavy grooving rhythm section lays down a sweet & steady foundation for Saskia's slithery solos. Line up: Albert Sarko - piano, Jos Machtel - acoustic bass, Martin van Duynhoven - drums.

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  1. 1 Spin (jazz version) 05:34 Info
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  2. 2 Blue in Green 04:30 Info
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  3. 3 Bye bye Blackbird 06:51 Info
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  4. 4 St Thomas 01:55 Info Free
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  5. 5 Good Morning Dr. Laroo (jazz version) 00:05 Info Free
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  6. 6 My Funny Valentine 05:50 Info
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  7. 7 Perdido 00:05 Info
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  8. 8 Doxy 05:32 Info
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  9. 9 But Not for Me 05:19 Info
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  10. 10 Round Midnight 07:35 Info
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  11. 11 So What 05:30 Info
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