March 28, 2014 Paradiso,Amsterdam, NL
21.00 concert + DVD release
Saskia Laroo Band - Live in Zimbabwe
+ single & videoclip "Africa Dancin" thanks to succesfull crowdfunding. tickets now Euro 11,35buy online
Saskia Laroo Band : tours to Africa The Saskia laroo Band has performed on two seperate festivals in Africa:
-with the complete eight persons band on:
April 30-May 4, 2013: HIFA; Harare International Festival of the Art, Zimbabwe They will perform on April 30 for the last Dutch Queensday Celebration. Since last year that same date has been called by the United Nations as International Jazzday, which will celebrate his second edition this year. They have composed a song especially for this event and will do more concerts and jamblends with other multidisciplinairy acts as well as give workshops. This tour has been made possible with support of nfpk and the Dutch Consulate in Harare, Zimbabwe.
-with the five piece formation on: June 14 + 15, 2013:Jazzkif, Seventh edition of Jazz in Kinshasa, DR Congo
Dutch Delight in Turkey Saskia and her Quartet Jazzkia have been invited by the prestigeous Borusan Music House and presented a special Dutch Delight concert with challenging music November 116, 2012, commemorating of 400 years of relations between the Netherlands and Turkey. Special guest of this concert included the adventurous Turkish guitarist Sevket Akinci. Other tour dates were Nov 13, 14,15 and 17 in Istanbul, Eskisehir and Ankara. Watch| about NLTR400
Saskia Laroo Band in de USA The Saskia Laroo Band performed in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania at the Manchester Craftsmen's Guild on May 19, 2012 as a part of their event "Distinctively Dutch Women in Jazz". This beautiful concert hall is seated in the guild's community center complex--the ghetto-situated headquarters of a profilic outreach mission to Pittsburgh's disadvantaged spearheaded by native Bill Strickland. An audience of spirited seiors were enthralled by the complete eight-piece Saskia Laroo band's high-energy mix of jazz, hip-hop, and African rhythms.Listen to the whole concert
Other tours that year As in previous years, 2012 enabled Saskia's music to be heard at many points around the globe. She has performed with her assortment of acts in several countries, some of which include the Ukraine, Greece, Panama, Guatemala, Mexico and Oman. Between her many performances in the USA and in her homeland the Netherlands, or abroad, she cherishes the revered audience both great and small.
"I Love to make Miles on Trumpet" - - - - - - "My mission is to connect
audiences of different ages and backgrounds"