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

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 🌞🎹