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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

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Discography

 

Really Jazzy

Laroo Records
2008

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Sunset Eyes 2000

Sunset Eyes 2000

Self Produced
2007

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Sunset Eyes 2000

Sunset Eyes 2000

Laroo Records
2000

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Body Music

Stereo & Video
1999

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Jazz Dance

Laroo Records
1996

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It's Like Jazz

Laroo Records
1994

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