CD ‘Pum’kin Diaries’ CD-Pum'kin-Diaries-coverby Lotz Of Music

Multi national quartet performing their imaginative Pygmy Bebop. Music documenting the first recordings of a PVC contra bass flute in dialogue with Pygmies. LopLop Records, Utrecht, LLr 008, rec. may 2002 in Weesp, The Netherlands


Franz (M.Moore) Franz (Exerpt)

Rock The Yellow Cab (Lotz)  Rock The Yellow Cab (Exerpt

In The Air (M.v.Roon) In The Air (Exerpt)

Pygmy Lounge (Lotz) Pygmy Lounge (Exerpt)

Eth (M.Moore)  Eth (exerpt)

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Musicians Mark Alban Lotz (concert-, alto-, bass-, PVC contra bass flute), Marc van Roon (piano), Eric Surmenian (acoustic bass), Michael Vatcher (drum set, percussion, glass organ)

Tracks Gabriel (M.More); Rock The Yellow Cab (M.A.Lotz); In The Air (Marc Van Roon); Eth (M.Moore); Oleo (S.Rollins); Franz (M.Moore); Pygmy Lounge (M.A.Lotz); Zingaro (A.C.Jobim); Blues Connotation (O.Coleman); Straussen’s Alptraum (M.A.Lotz); It’s You (L.Konitz); Every Grain Of Sand (B.Dylan)

“Flutist Mark Alban Lotz has produced one of the more oddly gorgeous recordings I’ve listened to this year.” (Michael J. Renner, Jazz Series Review, St. Louis, USA)

“… they’re going to make some real noise.” (Tad Hendrickson: CMJ New Music Report, NY, USA)

“Beautifully done, sprightly and satisfying throughout. One of my favorites this year.” (Ken Egbert, Jazz Now, USA)

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