LUC HOUTKAMP

Avant-Garde Jazz / Jazz Related Improv/Composition • Netherlands
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Born 1953, Den Haag, The Netherlands; composer, alto and tenor saxophones, computers, electronics.

Luc Houtkamp is a composer who bridges the gap between different worlds of music. Having a background in jazz & improvised music as a saxophone player, his musical goal is to establish a continuum between improvisation and composition in which the difference between the two dissolves.

With the aid of computers and live electronics as well as various forms of music notation his compositions are highly personal in both sound and concept. Stylistic freedom is not a post-modern cliché, but based on his belief that musical style is secondary in importance and they’re to serve the expressive quality of the music itself. His main interest in his pieces is the way in which the musicians play together, and how this can be directed by means of composition and the use of computers.

After a long-standing career as an improvising musician,
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LUC HOUTKAMP The Art Of Erasure album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Art Of Erasure
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 1985
LUC HOUTKAMP The Songlines album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Songlines
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 1991
LUC HOUTKAMP The Rule of Thumb album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Rule of Thumb
Avant-Garde Jazz 1993
LUC HOUTKAMP Metslawier album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Metslawier
Avant-Garde Jazz 1994
LUC HOUTKAMP In Chicago album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
In Chicago
Avant-Garde Jazz 1999
LUC HOUTKAMP Exercise In Swing album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Exercise In Swing
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2001
LUC HOUTKAMP Luc Houtkamp / O.BA.O : Beyond The Edge album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Luc Houtkamp / O.BA.O : Beyond The Edge
Avant-Garde Jazz 2003
LUC HOUTKAMP Houtkamp's pow3 : The thirteen bar blues album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Houtkamp's pow3 : The thirteen bar blues
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2003
LUC HOUTKAMP 2nd Outlet : Burnt sienna album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
2nd Outlet : Burnt sienna
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2004
LUC HOUTKAMP Continuum album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Continuum
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2010

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LUC HOUTKAMP Luc Houtkamp / Gilius Van Bergeyk : Duo Improvisations album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Luc Houtkamp / Gilius Van Bergeyk : Duo Improvisations
Avant-Garde Jazz 1981
LUC HOUTKAMP Luc Houtkamp . Maartje ten Hoorn . Jan den Boer ‎: Klimaat album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Luc Houtkamp . Maartje ten Hoorn . Jan den Boer ‎: Klimaat
Avant-Garde Jazz 1982
LUC HOUTKAMP The Field Recordings 1 (Live In Genève & Luzern 1994) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Field Recordings 1 (Live In Genève & Luzern 1994)
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 1994
LUC HOUTKAMP Houtkamp - Van Hove - Prins : Live In Canada '97 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Houtkamp - Van Hove - Prins : Live In Canada '97
Avant-Garde Jazz 1997
LUC HOUTKAMP The Field Recordings 7. The Duo Recordings album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Field Recordings 7. The Duo Recordings
Avant-Garde Jazz 1998
LUC HOUTKAMP Luc Houtkamp • Simon Nabatov • Martin Blume ‎: Encounters album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Luc Houtkamp • Simon Nabatov • Martin Blume ‎: Encounters
Avant-Garde Jazz 2014
LUC HOUTKAMP Luc Houtkamp, Hannes Buder : The Malta Sessions album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Luc Houtkamp, Hannes Buder : The Malta Sessions
Avant-Garde Jazz 2016
LUC HOUTKAMP Houtcamp, Beresford, Blume : Live In Prague 2017 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Houtcamp, Beresford, Blume : Live In Prague 2017
Avant-Garde Jazz 2017

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