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Martin Lutz


Martin Lutz 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


In Denmark I Was Born

Label: Gatewaymusic
Released: 2018
Track listing: Mandela; Party In The Village; Deep Leap; Share; Tanga Beach; Soft As Silk; Right Place, Wrong Dance; Whole In Our Hearts; Where Are The Trumpets— Revisited; Homesick; In Denmark I Was Born.


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Martin Lutz: In Denmark I Was Born

Read "In Denmark I Was Born" reviewed by Gareth Thompson

Two hands, one black and one white, hold aloft a heart-shaped map of the world. It might not be subtle, but the artwork adorning this album speaks volumes for it. Martin Lutz is an eclectic Danish composer with a global outlook and a compassionate ethic. He believes in love, empathy and the power of collective action. ...


Where Are the Trumpets?

Label: Calibrated
Released: 2007
Track listing: Where Are the Trumpets, Mr. Ibrahim?; Mango Tango; Gone; Baby Giraffe; Lazy Sunday Gospel; Flourish of Saxes For a Newborn Prince; Drunk Young Elephant; Happy Fugetti; Cobalt Blue; Farewell Niels.


Article: Album Review

Martin Lutz Group: Where Are the Trumpets?

Read "Where Are the Trumpets?" reviewed by John Barron

On Where Are the Trumpets?, Danish pianist/composer Martin Lutz leads his energetic sextet through an invigorating set of contemporary jazz laced with the sounds of Americana. The disc's ten tracks, all composed by Lutz, are cleverly arranged for the woodwind front-line of Jacob Rose, Jakob Skov and Mads Ole. Bassist Lars Johnsen, drummer Ricco Kjaer and ...


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