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Lotz Of Autumn 2016

I am privileged to travel the globe and meet free spirits in music. Love this life n' never played better. Take some time (I put some effort) and follow the links below. It's fun!

2016 I performed in China, Spain, Portugal, France, Scottland, and Germany at many fantastic Festivals and venues either Solo Flutes or in other settings as well as composed for film and hold masterclasses. The second half of 2016 wilI bring me to Austria, Germany, Belgium, Poland, Mexico and twice India with some new exciting projects in Jazz, New Music and World music.

concerts

Lotz Of Music & Claudio Puntin • 15/09 Jazz Case, Neerplet, Belgium • 16/09 Tivoli/Vredenburg, Utrecht
Eric Wong/ Lina Allemano/ Mark Alban Lotz • 30/09 Donau 115, Berlin
Mehmet Polat Trio • 17/09 Heerlen • 18/09 Maastricht • 12/10-18/10 Mexico • 19/10 Innsbruck • 20/10 Helmsbrechts • 21/10 Bremen • 22/10 Amsterdam • 23/10 Amsterdam
Spoken Beats • 18/11 Bijlermeer Theater, Amsterdam

Flutes n' Squeeks (Purves/Lotz) • 02/10 De Toonzaal, s'Hertogenbosch • 06/11 Jazz On The Sofa, Zeist
Flutes n' Squeeks and Solo Flutes with Gonzalo Lopez • 28/10 Kargadoor, Utrecht
Alex Clov Baczkowski's Tenpasten • 30/10, 31/10, 1/11, 3/11 Poland
Daniel Marques/Mark Alban Lotz Duo • 4/11 Brazil Festival Berlin • 25/11-27/11 India (Bihar)
Roger Telderman Ensemble • 13/11 November Music, s'Hertogenbosch • 02/12 Tivoli/Vredenburg, Utrecht

Heiko Dijker/Stefan Schmid/Mark Alban Lotz • 5/12 -17/12 India
Jörg Brinkmann/Mark Alban Lotz Duo (concert & lecture on electronics) • 18/12 Prinsen Kwartier, Rotterdam

Abu Dijgo
April 2016 saw the sudden and unexpected death of our dear friend Abu Dijgo. A very special musician rooted in the Fula music tradition. We toured China twice and performed Holland with Ernst Reijseger. Rest in peace 'grand'.
have look at his China pictures
Flutes n' Squeaks
This is a duo I enjoy a lot. Squeekologist Alan 'Gunga' Purves and me in improv. We are kind of 'sound architects' and 'crazy situations creators'. It is fun to watch and listen. There is a teaser out now on video!
With the David Patrick Jazz Tentet I had the experience of performing Claude Debussy's Ballet 'Jeux' several times in Scottland. Magic arrangement, fantastic musicians. "A splendid, if anything more natural, swinging jazz ballet." (Herald Scottland) Highly recommended!
book
Lotz Of Music meets Claudio Puntin
Going strong in creativity, ideas and bizarre sounds here a collaboration with Swiss clarinet monster Puntin. Our project with Don Byron was review in superlatives, here heading for the next level. Excited and happy! 
have a listen
Encounters
Traveling you meet so many great musicians and people: in Lissabon Nelson CascaisJon Luiz, Miguel Mira  and his great Bar Tejo wipped me off my feet. In France I had the pleasure to perform with Laurent Rochelle. Fantastic musician, clarinet player and composer. And encountered so many many more great musicians/composers/modernists in Spain, Taiwan, France, Portugal, Scotland, etc. There is a nice video published where I was invited for a solo somewhere up in the French Pyrenees!
have a look n' listen
Jazz On The Sofa
6 november sees a 'living room' Jazz Festival in Zeist with a mesmerizing line up. Organized by Marco van Schoonhoven and the Lotz Of Music Association, 'Jazz On The Sofa' is celebrating the 'Art of The Duo' with my musical friends.
buy tikets
Kuyateh/Lotz/   Bhattacharrya Trio

The combination of Indian tabla with African Cora goes smooth as butter. If you add Bansuri flutes and African/Indian vocalizations - we and you fly. Great new band. No website, no sounds, no video. Just book ;-)
India
Together with Brazilian guitar visionist Daniel Marques I will perform Indian (Bihar) in November. In december Dehli will see a.o. performances with a brand-new ensemble. This will feature next to two Indian musicians, tabla player Heiko Dijker and keyboard player/producer Stefan Schmid. A crossover in Beats n’ Sounds, Jazz and Indian music.
have a look
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