Martin Lutz (b. 1974) is a versatile composer. So far his work has contained both classical and popular music. He has written works for numerous choirs in neoromantic style inspired by mostly nordic composers such as Niels La Cour, Bo Holten, Per Skriver and Javier Busto.
Furthermore he works as a jazzmusician, -composer and - arranger in a number of groups - for example in his own sixtet (Martin Lutz Group) or in duo/trio/quartet. All the mentioned ensembles play Lutz’ own compositions which show roots in american souljazz, african jazz (Martin Lutz has a close relationship to the african tone as a result of his childhood and youth in southern and eastern Africa) and the more lyrical nordic tone. During the last years he has released a number of albums as leader and sideman, besides a book for beginners and advanced students of rhythmic piano playing. His music has been played on local, national and international radio and television on numerous occasions and he has worked on several musical productions as composer and arranger.
Danish Music Award 2008 (Crossover Album Of The Year)
Nordschleswig preis 1991
2nd, 1st, 2nd place Musikwettbewerb für junge Nordschleswiger