Friday, January 26, 2018

NETHERLANDS: Saskia Laroo Presents her live bands

Presents her live bands
"As a movie for the ears, you are immediately sucked into the interaction between stage and audience. Laroo plays the stars out of the heavens, while her grooving band trundles on, fiercely propulsive. It is funk, jazz-dance and hip-hop in one."
Tours and performances in 2017 and recent past in the Netherlands and to ChinaCroatiaFranceIndonesiaIndiaSerbia, and the US. Release of CD & DVD  "Live in Zimbabwe" in 2014 and videoclip Africa Dancin'

Laroo Bookings in cooperation with Cultmix Foundation presents the music of Dutch composer/ bandleader/trumpeter Saskia Laroo.
Her live performances aim to connect all cultures and ages around the globe; her eight CD albums are  available worldwide.
With her formations, ranging from 2 to eight musicians she brings a vivacious program of new, swinging music with respect to tradition, adaptable to any festival, club and private event.

Tours and Festivals where she has been featured include countries in Europe (Belgium, Croatia, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Poland, Spain), Africa (DR Congo, Senegal, South Africa, Zimbabwe), Middle East, Russia, Baltic States and CIS (Moldova, Ukraine), Asia (China, India, Indonesia, Korea, Taiwan, Thailand), North America, Canada, Middle and South America (Brazil, Chile, Mexico, Panama, Nicaragua, Surinam).

Festivals and Club events worldwide featuring her artistry include concerts, festival/club gigs and workshops at the  KF Cheonggyecheon Fest, KoreaHarare International Festival of the Arts, ZimbabweMontreux Jazzfest, Switzerland;Sunfest, CanadaBlue Note Club, Milan, Italy;  Queens DayKings DayEuropean WeekDutch DelightDistinctively DutchOrange PartyHolland Days and more.

We hope to speak with you about any possibility to represent Saskia's Dutch music in your area, or highlight an event at your Festival, Club, Art or Industry representation.

"Some fools say jazz is also a monolith. Not as long as there are vibrant energizers like Laroo's crew playing. Her stage was small scale, but her performance was large. It was exactly the kind of thing that keeps jazz alive."
By Philip Woolever for Allaboutjazz

Saskia Laroo Band

The Saskia Laroo Band features a multi-national groove unit.
They perform on major music festivals all over the world.
Line up: 5-8 musicians (+ guests)

Duo Laroo/Byrd

Pure organic jazz from Holland and the US by world jazz players SaskiaLaroo on trumpet and  pianist/ vocalist Warren Byrd.
Line up: 2 musicians
(+ guests)


Lady makes Miles on Trumpet with her Quartet: Straight Ahead & Funky with kind of cool acoustic and electric sounds.
Line up: 4 musicians (+ guests)
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