Monsieur Delire (Canada)
\"Ça grouille, ça bouille, ça vit.\" (This music is slithering and shaking with life.) (CD Istanbul Improv Sessions May 4th)
\"A real firework in the scanty contemporary music landscape.\" (on CD Solo Flutes)
Uni/Jazz Magazine (Czech Republic)
\"Seventeen compositions full of provocative explosiveness and exuberance.\"
CKUT
\"It is among the best I have heard this year in terms of musicality and creativity.\" (on CD Solo Flutes)
KZSU, Zookeeper (USA)
\"Oh, how awesome is this... It’s fun, unpredictable, and loaded with unique sounds including prepared piano, PVC flute, and a rubber-band thingy they call a \'brim-bram\'. ... Very cool.\" (CD Bite!)
Draai Om Je Oren (2014)
\"With the very first beat of the CD you already are fully mesmerized. It is the staccato of the bass flute which immediately grabs your unconditional attention. This won’t be different throughout the whole CD, also with the other flutes – magnificent solo recital.\" (CD Solo Flutes)
KBCS (USA)
\"This is what the world needs - honest, organic, natural collaborations where heart meets sound. \'DELIGHTFUL, ROBUST, STRONG, and a host of other adjectives I\'d ascribe to this beautiful release. It is a powerful moment to surrender to what the music wants [to be].\" (CD Liingu)
Jazz Now (USA)
\"You should visit Lop Lop\'s Web site last week if not sooner, and pick this up straightaway.\" (CD Globalistics)
All About Jazz (USA)
\"Blue Moods is one of the most satisfying flute-jazz offerings in recent memory.\" (CD Blue Moods With The Mark Lotz Quartet)
Vrij Nederland (The Netherlands)
\"An astonishing, exceptional level of spontaneous interaction. The capacity of Lotz coming directly to the essence in all the different settings really takes you by suprise. This is free music in its most universal variation.\" (CD Istanbul Improv Sessions May 5th)
Jazzscene, Tim Sprangers (The Netherlands)
\"Listening you become aware that here some substantial music is being made.\" (CD Istanbul Improv Sessions May 4th)
Saarlouiser Rundschau (Germany)
\"Sensible virtuosity and disarming sovereignty. As a trendsetter and master of improvisation any \'tittle - tattle\' is abandoned. They inspire with arrangements of magic quality. A \'Jazz - horn of plenty\' of superior class!\" (CD Puasong Daffriek)
CMJ New Music Report (NYC, USA)
\"They are going to make some real noise.\" (CD Pumkin Diaries)
Big Band (The Netherlands)
\"Without a doubt the best Dutch production of traditional Afro Cuban music EVER.\" (CD Blues For Yemayá)
KIPO (Hawai, USA)
\"I love the album\'s energy and the musicianship is top-notch. I was so impressed with the release that it made the 1 spot on my monthly report to NAR.\" (CD Liingu)
Jazzism (The Netherlands)
\"Here it happens! What a glittering Dutch production! A Fula\'s Call is a coherent mix of cultures. .. the result is more than a mix of just being guests of each other ... self exceeding ... happily ... splendid ... masterful ... .\" (CD Liingu)
Jazz Now (UK)
\"... can\'t say enough good about this one either. Lotz, as ever, wields an estimable selection of flutes and melodic hooks (first time out of the mailing envelope, I played the opening, highly Stravinsky-esque \'Cowboy Game\' eleven times in a row.\"
Spin The Globe (USA)
\"Fantastic Fulani Fusion. A stellar example of acoustic global fusion from artists at the top of their game.\" (CD Liingu)
\'\'You should visit Lop Lop\'s Web site last week if not sooner, and pick this up straightaway.\" (CD Globalistics)
Politiken (Denmark)
\"Fascinating sound art and music concrete poetry.\" (Istanbul Improv Sessions May 4th)
Free Jazz Alchemist (Belgium)
\"For all I feel it\'s profoundly humane, for all I know it doesn\'t hold any barriers of culture, race, language, religion, time and space. A democratic and universal form of personal expression and communication.\" (CD Istanbul Improv Sessions May 4th)
Mescalina (Italy)
\"Fresh music, beyond every barrier, including electronic, electric and acoustic, between composed and improvised, classic and avant-garde.\" (CD Istanbul Improv Sessions May 4th)
His Voice (Slovakia)
\"Lotz, Kneer and their guests magnetically attract a surprising response. All this topped to soothingly melodic conclusion ... . Musical adventure? Rely on it!\" (CD u-ex(perimental))
All About Jazz (USA)
\"Istanbul Improv Sessions May 5th is an imaginative, surprisingly accessible and masterful demonstration of truly adventurous musical minds.\" (CDIstanbul Improv Sessions May 5th)
Jazz (Swiss, rated 4 stars!)
\"Connection of different inputs from newest live-electronics up to John Cage and Free Jazz.\" (CD Istanbul Improv Sessions May 4th)
All About Jazz (USA)
\"Sound is captured and manifested into startling shapes and becomes not only a harbinger of the essence of this record but also the messenger of the power of invention.\" (CD Istanbul Improv Sessions May 5th)
Jazz Series Review (USA)
\"Flutist Mark Alban Lotz has produced one of the more oddly gorgeous recordings I\'ve listened to this year.\" (CD Pumkin Diaries)
Volkskrant newspaper (The Netherlands, rated four stars))
\"Atmospheric and enchanting.\" (CD Istanbul Improv Sessions May 5th)
Downbeat (USA)
\"The core duo of Lotz and Kneer have a clear rapport and sonic identity marking their abstract improvisations with a frictive astringency!\" (CD u-ex(perimental))
Fono & Stereo Welt (Germany, rated 5 stars!)
\"Hooked!\" (CD Bite!)
\'\'Embracing a celebration of life - a colorful cross-cultural sampling of musical compositions.\'\' (CD Globalistics)
Brabants Nieuwsblad (The Netherlands)
\"World music nowadays is as broad as a continent, but here you find a group who is heading definitely for a new direction. These fourteen tracks take you by surprise.\" (CD Cuban Fishes Make Good Dishes)
\"It\'s the amalgam that amazes here.\" (CD Globalistics)
Toma Jazz (Spain)
\"Moments of great intensity.\" (CD u-ex(perimental))
Jazz Now (UK)
\"Beautifully done, sprightly and satisfying throughout. One of my favorites this year.\" (CD Pumkin Diaries)
Jazz Series Review (USA)
\"Flutist Mark Alban Lotz has produced one of the more oddly gorgeous recordings I\'ve listened to this year.\" (CD Pumkin Diaries)
Modern Drummer
\"This tri-continental orchestra is a PC critic\'s dream. There is something really deep and moving here.\" (CD Globalistics)
\"It\'s a sense of comradely fun that music brings on like nothing else. They definitely hit a lot of the right nerves with an infectious palette of rhythms, melodies and thoughtful exchanges of musical ideas. A refreshing, pleasurable disc.\" (CD Globalistics)
Jazz Now (UK)
\"... can\'t say enough good about this one either. Lotz, as ever, wields an estimable selection of flutes and melodic hooks (first time out of the mailing envelope, I played the opening, highly Stravinsky-esque \'Cowboy Game\' eleven times in a row before.\" (CD Pendant La Nuit)
World Music Central (USA)
\"Paris watch out, one of the finest contemporary West African CDs came out of The Netherlands!\" (CD Liingu)
PBS (Australia)
\"A taste of the future of Jazz, finally a fresh new approach by the cream of the Dutch Jazz field.\" (CD Bite!)
Rootstown Music (UK)
\"Miles away from convivial Cuban dance music but hitting the essence of Origin.\" (CD Cuban Fishes Make Good Dishes)

(click the respective picture to get to the CD page and listen to the music) 

 

CDs as leader/co-leader

  1.  CD ‘Vogel/Lotz, T(w)o – Do – mostly harmless…!‘, GLM – Edition Collage 1994 
  2.  CD ‘Lotz Of Music – Puasong Daffriek‘, Laika Records 1994
  3. 2CD Box ‘Lotz Of Music – Le Coq Rouge/Lotz Of Music Meets Batá Drums‘, Via Records 1997
  4. CD ‘Lotz Of Music In Havana – Blues For Yemayá‘, VIA Jazz 1998
  5. CD ‘Blue Moods With The Mark Lotz Quartet’, VIA Jazz 1999
  6. CD ‘Lotz Of Music – Pum’kin Diaries‘, LopLop Records 2003
  7. Demo ‘Afro Lounge – New YorUba BeAt – Funky Ochosi‘, Compilation CD Fret Magazine 2003
  8. CD ‘Global Village Orchestra – Globalistics‘, LopLop records
  9. CD ‘Mark Lotz & Shango’s Dance – Cuban Fishes Make Good Dishes‘, Random Chance Records & LopLop Records 2004
  10. CD ‘Lotz Of Music – Pendant La Nuit‘, LopLop Records 2004
  11. CD ‘A Fula’s Call, Mark Lotz Meets Omar Ka – Liingu‘, LopLop Records 2007
  12. CD Mark Lotz & Lotz Of Music – Bite!, LopLop Records 2009
  13. CD ‘Mark Alban Lotz – Istanbul Improv Sessions May 5’th‘, Loplop, re:konstruKt 2011
  14. CD ‘Mark Lotz / Islak Köpek – Istanbul Improv Sessions May 4th‘, Evil Rabbit Records 2011
  15. CD ‘Lotz/Kneer – u-ex(perimental)‘, Evil Rabbit Records 2012
  16. Demo Lotz/Snijders/Os Trio 2014
  17. CD ‘Mark Alban Lotz – Solo Flutes‘, Loplop Records 2014

CDs as sideman or composer

  1. CD ‘Michael Baird – On Remote Patrol‘, Sharp Wood Productions 1997
  2. CD ‘Orquesta Azucaraba – Camino Por Andar‘, VIA Records 1998
  3. CD ‘Utrecht Deep Artment – Sirenians‘, Sharp Wood Productions 1998
  4. CD ‘Leticia – Je Bent Niet Hip/No Tienes Swing‘, Leticia Records 1998
  5. CD ‘Lis Harting – A Distant Place‘, Mr.D Music 2000
  6. CD ‘Zuco 103 – Tales of high fever‘, Ziriguiboom/Crammed discs 2002
  7. CD ‘Global Village Orchestra – Globalistics‘, LopLop Records 2003
  8. CD ‘Estrella Acosta – Alma Guajira‘, Estar Records 2003
  9. CD ‘Alberto ‘Molote’ Muñoz – Nonstopdescarga‘, Caron’s Choice Records 2005
  10. CD ‘The Sound Of Art – mysterious x-mas lounge vol1‘, Maxanter records, CD Max 75245, 2005
  11. CD ‘Raj Mohan, Kantraki – Contract Labourer’, Pan Records 2005. Recorded in Varanasi, India and Utrecht, The Netherlands
  12. CD ‘Wolternicks Moods’, 2006
  13. CD ‘Giovanca – Subway Silence‘, Dox Records 2008
  14. CD ‘Konstantin Ruchadze – The Hymn Forever’, Amsterdam Beyond Records 2008
  15. CD ‘Kamil Erdem Quartet – Odd Tango‘, AK Muzik Yapim Org. 2008
  16. CD ‘Sandra Mirabal & Jacob Klasse – Cadencia, Songs from Haiti and Cuba’, Basta Music 2008
  17. CD ‘Wahid Bayar – Chera‘, Bayar Productions, 2009
  18. CD ‘Ad Colen – Free‘, Sweet Briar Music 2009
  19. CD ‘Konstantin Ruchadze – Single Swan Lake Romanze‘, Amsterdam Beyond Records, 2009
  20. CD ‘Sandhya Sanjana – Random Access Melody‘, LopLop Records 2009
  21. CD ‘Giovanca – While I’m Awake‘, Dox Records 2010
  22. CD ‘Cachao Sounds – La Descarga Continua‘, Challenge Records 2010
  23. CD ‘Iman Spaargaren – Flow‘, EyemanMusic 2011
  24. CD ‘Mónica Triga – Espelho‘, Coast to Coast 2011
  25. 2CDbox ‘Konstantin Ruchadze – Around The World In Space And Time‘, Amsterdam Beyond Records 2011
  26. CD ‘You And The Manager – It’s Just Me‘, selfproduced 2010
  27. CD ‘Raj Mohan – Daayra‘, Pan Records, 2011
  28. CD Demo ‘Paul Maassen – Miro Move‘, 2011
  29. CD ‘Trigon – Moldavia Calls/Opt-i-mistic‘, 2011
  30. CD Demo ‘Christel Meijer – Without Hesitation’, 2012
  31. CD ‘Izaline Callister – Kandela‘, ECZ Records 2012
  32. CD ‘Konstantin Ruchadze – Upstream Hermite‘, Kostja Music 2013
  33. CD ‘Raj Mohan – Dui Mutthi‘, Pan Records 2013
  34. CD ‘Ngaari Laaw – Laureats Du Concours Sous-Regional de “Chansons Sur l’Eau Et l’Environnement“‘, Ngaari Laaw 2013
  35. CD ‘Emotional Orbit – Gijs Batelaan’, Gijs Batelaan/Bandcamp 2014
  36. CD Flute Duo Live at Downtown Music Gallery- Cheryl Pyle/Mark Alban Lotz, 11th Street Music 2015
  37. CD Riddim&Culture EP – Gumnaam – Riddim & Culture Recordings, 2015.