Solo performance on the family of flutes (piccolo, concert-, alto-, bass-, pvc contra bass flutes, prepared flute, voice, flutophoon) and electronics. Compositions and improvisations in contemporary music, bluring the limit between traditional and experimental sound. Including the ‘Bass Flute Sequenzas’ – sound explorations within the pipe of the bass flute.
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
May 2010 Mark Alban Lotz had the opportunity to record and perform with some of the great exponents of the free improvising scene in Istanbul. Out of this came two albums: CD 'Istanbul Improv Sessions May 4th' features a meeting of Lotz with the ensemble Islak Köpek (The Wet Dogs). This album features next to ensemble improvisations many duets and trios of Islak Köpek members with Lotz.
"This music is slithering and shaking with life." (Monsieur Delire, Canada)
u-ex(perimental) is an improvised music concert series, based in Utrecht, The Netherlands curated by Mark Lotz and Meinrad Kneer. An example of the present-day developments and diversity of free music in Holland. A platform for spontaneous encounters of improvising musicians in concert.
Legendary flutist Mark Alban Lotz in a collaboration with two exciting Polish musicians: Grzegorz Piasecki on double bass and Wojciech Bulinski on drums. A trio in the classic jazz trio format but fronted by an fascinating horn.