Born in Holland, Saskia Bruin has been living in the UK since 1987. Studying saxophone, jazz voice and jazz piano, she graduated with a music degree in 1995 and since has been active on the East Anglian gig scene. She has also enchanted audiences in the USA (California), Switzerland, Holland and Spain.
Inspired by the seductive latin sounds of Eliane Elias, Bebel Gilberto and the alluring atmosphere of cool jazz, Saskia formed her own quintet in 2004 to play the great 20th century standards from Gershwin to Jobim, and has recently been incorporating her own original material.
Her debut album The Day Is Done, recorded in summer 2005 received a warm reception including Radio 2 airplay (Desmond Carrington BBC Radio 2, David Jacobs BBC Radio 2 and London’s newest radio station 102.2 Smooth FM).
Her second album Step Inside Love has just been released in Summer 2009.