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,  

Happy 2021!! 
We're happy so far in the new year, we hope you feel good!

Most concerts are still cancelled:

  • Postponed: Our concert February 4, 2021 with the Saskia Laroo Band - Trumpets Around The World in Tivoli-Vredenburg, Utrecht, the Netherlands
  • Coming up: Five Corona-proof public and online neighborhood Feelgood Concert dates in Amsterdam, the Netherlands February 2021 for Balkonscenes, supported by the FPK. More

And we keep on bringing our weekly Duo Laroo/Byrd Friday Feelgood Concerts live & online via FB, also in this new year!

Line up: 

  • Saskia Laroo on trumpet, vocals, upright bass, and alto sax
  • Warren Byrd on piano/keyboard, vocals, and percussion 

You can see us live here: https://www.facebook.com/SaskiaLarooOfficial/live
1 pm @ New York Time; 7 pm @ Amsterdam Time, Around Midnight @ Far East Time

You can see us back here: 

>special projects coming up in 2021:

  • We're truly grateful to have received support from the Fonds Podiumkunsten(Dutch Performing Arts Fund) to bring in February a special edition of our Feelgood concerts via their funding program: Balkonscenes (Balcony Scenes) from home for the neighborhood. Of course, you can follow these concerts live online too.
  • More Dutch performances are planned with Jazzkia (Saskia Laroo Jazz Quartet ft Warren Byrd); on March 20 in Heerlen (ft Alexander Beets-ts) and April 10 in Hillegom.
  • Let's cross fingers that foreign touring can get back on track soon in 2021 to make up for the cancelled 2020 concerts of Portugal, Moldovia, Quatar, Crimea, Morocco, Thailand and more.

>Some highlighted projects in 2021 & 2020:

>Other 2020 highlights included:

Virtual concert sessions in the US:

>With the Saskia Laroo Band

  • in Hartford, CT: for Sigourney Square Festival and Keney Park Pond House Jazz Series
  • in Somers, CT: Live from the Farm Store II

>With Duo Laroo/Byrd 

Live concerts for limited audiences in the Netherlands:

>With The Saskia Laroo Band

>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: Cafe Stiels 
  • in Groningen: Grand Cafe 2Jongens 

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