Mark Lotz , Alan Purves
Mark Alban Lotz- Picollo, Concert- , Alto-, Bass Flute, Bass Flute Head Joint, Concert Flute Body, PVC Contra Bass Flute, Prepared Flute, Indian Bamboo Flute (Bansuri), Voice, Fx
Alan Gunga Purves - DaDa Bells, Sruti Boxes, Toy Horns, Toy Pigs, Balafon, Handclaps, Frame Drum, Cymbal Bells, Toy Accordion, Tin Whistles, Brim Bram, Tambourine, Wee Shakers, Clapboard, Balacone, Whirlies, Toy Carousel, Breath,Toys, Klaxons, Brim Bram, Hemarimbas, Cow Bells, Shakers, Tambourine, Floor Tom, Darbuka, Wee Frying Pans, Doppler Squeaks, Clock Chimes
Unit Records (Swiss), UTR 4830 (release march, 2018)
Recorded June 12 & 28, 2017
Recorded, edited, mixed and mastered by Björn Warning at Warning Studio, Amsterdam
Produced by Alan Gunga Purves, Mark Alban Lotz
Executive producer: Rainer Erich Lotz
Photos by Sara Anke and Felipe Pipi (Concert)
Graphic Design by Frauke Erichsen
All tracks by Mark Lotz/Alan Purves.
Except: Track 7 by Duke Ellington/Alan Purves/Mark Lotz. Tracks 4, 8, 14 by Lotz
Track 5, song Djarabi from Mali (traditionally arranged by Lotz/Purves). This track ‘Abu In The Sky’ is dedicated to the memory of Abu Dijgo (Aboubecre Diougo).
Track 11 has some of the traditional melody Bitique from Mali.
Track 2 is inspired by Chick Corea’s Children Songs. It is a composition for the silent movie ‘The Endurance’ by Frank Hurley, documenting the Endurance Expedition to the Antarctica led by Captain Ernest Shackleton in 1914-17.
Thanks to: Björn Warning for his great support. Rainer Erich Lotz for initiating this recording and making it possible.
This is the first Duo release of multi flautist Mark Lotz with Squeakologist Alan Purves. A meeting in music by two sound architects. Percussion and surprising sound objects meet the family of of flutes and electronics. They collaborated earlier in Lotz Of Music, Global Village Orchestra, the Kamil Erdem Quartet and released duet recordings on two Lotz Of Music CD’s. Both released highly acclaimed Solo CD’s.