Support All About Jazz

All About Jazz needs your help and we have a deal. Pay $20 and we'll hide those six pesky Google ads that appear on every page, plus this box and the slideout box on the right for a full year! You'll also fund website expansion.


I want to help

Saskia Laroo

Saskia Laroo, hailed by American public and press at large as “Lady Miles of Europe”, is one of the few women trumpet stylists, blowing for more than three decades. Born July 31, 1959 in Amsterdam, she began on trumpet at age 8, never dreaming of becoming a professional musician. That all changed when Saskia, turned 18, after briefly majoring in Mathematics at University of Amsterdam switched her focus to a career in music. She worked extensively in various groups from this point, primarily on upright bass, though eventually, on both bass and trumpet. Saskia Laroo combines today's music by uncontrived romps into new styles, eagerly limned as “nu jazz” or “swingin' body-music”—a vivacious blend of hip-hop, jazz, salsa, funk reggae, and world, that many other artists dare not venture

Read more

9 Photos

Albums

[no cover]
Really Jazzy
LAROO RECORDS
2008
buy
Sunset Eyes 2000
Sunset Eyes 2000
Self Produced
2007
buy
Sunset Eyes 2000
Sunset Eyes 2000
LAROO RECORDS
2000
buy
[no cover]
Body Music
Stereo & Video
1999
buy
[no cover]
Jazz Dance
LAROO RECORDS
1996
buy
[no cover]
It's Like Jazz
LAROO RECORDS
1994
buy

Videos

Similar

Candy Dulfer Candy Dulfer
sax, alto
Erik Truffaz Erik Truffaz
trumpet
Donald Byrd Donald Byrd
trumpet
Eddie Henderson Eddie Henderson
trumpet
Us3 Us3
band/orchestra
Nostalgia 77
band/orchestra
James Taylor Quartet James Taylor Quartet
organ, Hammond B3
Soulive Soulive
band/orchestra
Ronny Jordan Ronny Jordan
guitar

Join the staff. Writers Wanted!

Develop a column, write album reviews, cover live shows, or conduct interviews.