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Saskia Laroo

Saskia Laroo (1959) was hailed by American public and press at large as “Lady Miles of Europe”. She is one of the few women trumpet stylists and a delight on the music scene for almost four decades. Born July 31, 1959 in Amsterdam, it began for her on trumpet at age 8, never dreaming herself 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

Jazzkia

Label: Laroo Records
Released: 1999
Track listing: 1 Spin 2 Blue in Green 3 Bye bye Blackbird 4 St Thomas 5 Good Morning Dr Laroo 6 My Funny Valentine 7 Perdido 8 Doxy 9 But Not for Me 10 Round Midnight 11 So What


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