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Lotte Anker

Primary Instrument: Saxophone

Born: 1958    

Lotte Anker was born 1958 in Copenhagen. As a child and young she studied classical piano but took up the saxophone and improvised music in 1980, primarily influenced through the music of John Coltrane and Wayne Shorter but also the more experimental jazzscene in Scandinavia at that time.

She has studied music at the Copenhagen University from 1980-84 and par-ticipated in several courses and workshops lead by e.g.: Joe Henderson, David Liebman, John Tchicai, Marilyn Mazur, David Murray.

As a composer she is mostly selftaught but has a degree in composition from Rhytmic Conservatory, Cph. Compositionclass led by Bob Brookmeyer as well as danish contemporary composers such as Pelle Gudmundsen-Holmgren, Svend Hvidtfeldt-Nielsen, Hans Abrahamsen....
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Awards

DJBFA compositional prize 2002
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    Birthmark

    Clean Feed Records
    2013
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    Floating Islands

    Philips
    2009
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    Live At The Loft

    Philips
    2009
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    Alien Huddle

    Intakt Records
    2008
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    Triptych

    Leo Records
    2006
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    Six Row Barley

    Philips
    2005
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    Poetic Justice

    Philips
    2001
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