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ARTICLE: BAILEY'S BUNDLES

Girl Talk: Saxophonists Nicole Glover and Kirsten Edkins

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The universe of horn players ceased being a “boys club" about thirty years ago. Women have taken commanding roles in both the trumpet (Carol Morgan, Ingrid Jensen, Saskia Laroo) and saxophone (Sharel Cassity, Alisha Pattillo, Nancy Wright, Virginia Mayhew, Pattie Cossentino, Jane Ira Bloom, Claire Daly). Add to these lists two new names, Nicole Glover and ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Saskia Laroo Band at Cotton Club

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Saskia Laroo Band
Cotton Club
Amsterdam, Netherlands
October 18, 2014

jny: Amsterdam's Saskia Laroo is one of the many hard working, far traveling players who make jazz, indeed, a global village. Laroo's afternoon gig at a venerable, center city pub took place during the Amsterdam Dance Event, a huge ...

Anne Vanschothorst: EK IS EIK

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Dutch harpist Anne Vanschothorst is pretty clear about her omnivorous attitude toward composition. Her interest is using the harp to provide texture as well and harmony and melody to her compositions. She excels as a solo performer and one in concert with other instruments, for example, her opening composition “Where's Mo?" is a tacit duet with ...

NEWS: AWARD / GRANT

Russian Guitarist Has Won The 1st Prize Of The 18th Annual USA Songwriting Competition

Russian Guitarist Has Won The 1st Prize Of The 18th Annual USA Songwriting Competition

Guitarist, composer and bandleader Roman Miroshnichenko has won the 1st prize at the 18th Annual USA Songwriting Competition in the “Instrumental" category for his composition “Desperation" which appears on his latest album Surreal. The USA Songwriting Competition, the world's leading international songwriting event honors songwriters, composers, bands, and recording artists. Winners were selected by a Blue ...

NEWS: RECORDING

"Two of a Kind" CD by Duo Laroo/Byrd

Saskia Laroo—trumpet, upright bass; Warren Byrd—piano, vocals, bongo Brand new project and another change of pace from our Dutch jazz diva from the Netherlands, teaming as two with her amazing melifluous trumpet vis a vis Monk-master Warren Byrd pianist/composer/vocalist for a Miles Davis and Thelonious Monk tribute. The duo's tours through Brazil, Hong Kong, Thailand, Netherlands, Russia, ...

NEWS: RECORDING

New СD "Quasipsychedelic" by Roman Miroshnichenko: “A different kind of ride...”

New СD "Quasipsychedelic" by Roman Miroshnichenko: “A different kind of ride...”

"Let me take you on a vertical trip of the mind, a musical fantasy of melodies that will wrap your body and soul in harmonies and instrumental sounds without voice. Allow the melodies to seduce you to go further and further away from all the worries of your day to day life. I'll give you some ...

NEWS: AWARD / GRANT

Guitarist Roman Miroshnichenko Receives Independent Music Award Nomination for the 2nd year in a row!

Guitarist Roman Miroshnichenko Receives Independent Music Award Nomination for the 2nd year in a row!

Guitarist, composer and bandleader Roman Miroshnichenko has received nomination from the 10th Annual Independent Music Awards. Roman has been nominated in the Best World Beat Album Category for his Temptation CD release!!! The Independent Music Awards is a prestigious international program that awards top-ranked independent artists and albums the recognition they need to reach millions of fans ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEW

Saskia Laroo: Lady Miles

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A new album will hit the streets on March 15. Her name garners respect and admiration. Trumpeter Saskia Laroo, also referred to as a trumpet stylist, has been performing more than three decades on various stages across the globe. We had agreed on an interview for AAJ in 2006, but somehow timetables didn't match up. A ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Saskia Laroo: New CD Release March 15th

In March, international trumpet player from the Netherlands Saskia Laroo will release her fifth CD on her own label Laroo Records. This new CD, a melange of Funk, Dance, and Jazz using instrumental themes, vocals, rap, beatbox, and improvisation over hip grooves will be called Really Jazzy. Having released two jazz albums and two funk albums ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Saskia Laroo: Jazz Yatra 2004

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