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Lars Dietrich

Primary Instrument: Sax, alto

Lars Dietrich

Born in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Lars was introduced to the saxophone at the age of 10. After performing a duo TV show with famed Jazz pianist Herbie Hancock, Dietrich decided to pursue a career in music. At the age of fifteen he got accepted to study saxophone at the Conservatory of Amsterdam. In 2005 after completing his Masters in Music degree in Amsterdam Lars received a full scholarship from Manhattan School of Music, Dietrich moved to New York and studied under Dick Oatts and David Liebman.

As a leader Dietrich released his well reviewed 2009 debut album 'Breek de Grond' and his 2011 Solo album 'Stand Alone'...
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Awards

'Julian van Dijk Award' 2005 'Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds Scholarship' 2006 'FAPK Scholarship' 2006 ‘Downbeat College Soloist Award’ 2007
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    Stand Alone

    Self Produced
    2011
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    Breek De Grond

    Self Produced
    2009

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Featured recording “Stand Alone”

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Stand Alone

Self Produced (2011)

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”Fresh visions from a promising new voice.” (Mark F Turner All About Jazz)

“...alto saxophonist Lars Dietrich alone has created an exciting album. Analog synth sounds that draw on antiquated sounding, pressed together with a massive wall of electronic rhythms. He finds himself in a universe where the saxophone is relieved from the ground and took a position where all logic ceases.” (JazzNyt Denmark)

“...an otherworldy or futuristic lone visitor come to enlighten us with electronics.” (Gray Hunter Wordpress)

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