Saxophonist Leo Janssen studied Classical saxophone with bij Norbert Nozy at the Conservatory of Maastricht and jazz saxophone with Ferdinand Povel at the Hilversum Conservatory. Additionally he studied clarinet with Harmen de Boer and Arjan Woudenberg. Since 1986 he has been a regular tenor- saxophonist at the Metropole Orchestra, with which he has accompanied numerous renowned artists. May 2000 saw the release of his first CD as a soloist with the Metropole Orchestra, Shadow and Light. is forst solo CD, Echoes of the Mind, was released in 2003, followed by Echoes of a Kind in 2015 and Echoes of the Heart in 2018.