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Mark Alban Lotz

Flutist, Improvisor, Composer

Mark Lotz is more than just a big voice in the European jazz scene. He is at the forefront of jazz, classical and World Music and is obviously enjoying every minute of it! (Tomas Pena, Jazz.com & Latin Jazz Network)

Creates a surprising vision on flute which is inventive and strong. Broadly informed, original, with a refined technique, matched with a fluid virtuoso form of performance. Though interacting in a vast variety of settings he never ceases to be profoundly affirmative of his language. As soloist featured on more than 40 CD releases. With ‘Lotz Of Music’ he builds an bridge between jazz with contemporary music. Other ensembles often cross borders with other music cultures of the world. His appetite for musical adventures takes him all over the globe. Here ears are wide open.

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  • Unprecedented phenomenon in the Dutch impro-scene. (Draaiomjeoren.com, NL)
  • Ambitious composer of unique contexts. (Cadence Magazine, USA)
  • Errant jazz man (Global Rhythm, USA)
  • Lotz opens a view into the jazz of the future. (Nieuwsblad v/h Noorden, NL)
  • Mark Alban Lotz - a German-Dutch genius and flute master. (Jazz, T.Basanta, USA)
  • Prolific virtuoso. (FLY Magazine, UK)
  • Lord Of The Flutes. (Sapsite Utrecht NL)
  • A big voice in the European Jazz scene. (La Traversiere, France)
  • Legend on different flutes (Africa News, USA)
  • Combining smart and funky contempo jazz with Afro-Cuban ritual music is always a good idea but it doesn't always work

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Primary Instrument

Flute

Location

Zeist

Willing to teach

Advanced students only.

Credentials/Background

Teaches flute at the Utrecht Conservatory HKU The Netherlands

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Albums

Solo Flutes
Solo Flutes
Lop Lop Records
2014
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Istanbul Improv Sessions May 4th
Istanbul Improv...
Evil Rabbit Records
2011
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Istanbul Improv Sessions May 5th
Istanbul Improv...
LopLop Records
2011
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U-ex(perimental)
W.E.R.F.
2011
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Bite!
Bite!
LopLop Records
2009
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