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
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
this point, primarily on upright bass, though eventually, on both bass and trumpet