Mark Lotz Trio
Mark Alban Lotz
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Timothy Leary, a prominent figure of the psychedelic 1960s was an American psychologist and writer who pioneered LSD for therapeutic use in psychiatry. He developed the “eight circuit model” of consciousness in his book “Exo-Psychology” (1977). The Eight-Circuit Model Of Consciousness theorizes the eight different stages of consciousness levels and is the inspiration for the group’s compositions.
Pan-European Jazz from
Cutting-edge improvised jazz
Explosive music from multi-flautist Mark Lotz featuring two musicians from a new generation making waves on the Dutch scene: Slagwerkkrant’s winner for best drummer in the Benelux in 2020; Jamie Peet and respected double bassist and NYC veteran Zack Lober.
A unique flute-led trio playing contemporary jazz music influenced by the psychedelic concepts of the sixties.
A new take on nEw PSyCHedELIC Jazz
Featured twice as
‘New Recommended Release‘
and twice price winner of the ‘Best Of 2019‘
New York Jazz Record Magazine USA (july/august 2019)
“Mark Alban Lotz is bringing sexy back into jazz”
All About Jazz (USA )
“Stellar example of musical chemistry and the essence of the sound.”
Jazzblog Spot (Poland)
“This is an album to die for.”
Jazz Da Gama (Canada)
“This is the spirit of jazz in its truest form.”
UK Vibe (Great Britain)
“Comes roaring powerfully.”
Soloist, composer, producer in jazz and contemporary music often crossing borders with other cultures. Collaborations spans an arc with film, theater, performance art, visual arts and dance.
Worked with many unknown and many famous but equally gifted unique voices in music all around the globe. Subject of international publications, prize-winner, nominated for the Edison and Beyond Magazine prize.
Professor for flute at the Utrecht and Rotterdam Conservatories.
Zack Lober is a bassist, composer, DJ and music producer. Originally from Montreal, Canada, he spent 11 years in NYC and 3 years in Boston working and performing with numerous top artists. Now residing in the Netherlands, he is the leader of “NO FILL3R” a trio project as well as "The Ancestry Project”, a music and video performance that also incorporates his musical discoveries with turntables. He has performed in groups led by artists such as David Binney, Henry Threadgill, Butch Morris, Frank London, John Escreet, Greg Ward, Jamie Baum, Lars Dietrich and Chet Doxas. He has toured all over Europe, India, Mexico, Canada and the United States in bands led by Ingrid Jensen, Christine Jensen, Benoit Charest, and Christophe Schweizer among many others.
Jamie Peet is one of the most in-demand drummers in the (inter-)national jazz scene.
London Jazz News on Peet: “extraordinary drumming, with Steve Coleman-like off-kilter hip hop grooves.”
Currently playing with keyboardist Niels Broos, Tony Roe; Tinmen & the Telephone and Ben van Gelder. And performs with a.o. Ramon Valle, Dominc J. Marshall, Lars Dietrich, Jasper van’t Hoff.
Jamie has spurred the likes of many greats, including Gregory Porter and pianist Kris Bowers, with whom Jamie has both toured with.