“While performing, I want to evoke that ‘feeling’. Boost the energy level and make people act free. Create unity.” Amsterdam-based flutist Han Litz is a composer, arranger, producer.
After finishing his studies at the Amsterdam Conservatory, Litz took to professional performance on stages from Amsterdam to Jakarta, and from Warsaw to Ibiza. Frequently labeled ‘the sambajazzfunkflutist’, he is fluent in a wide range of musical styles and genres. “The flute is all about breath and air,” he says. “Its sound is closest to the human voice.” Litz's flute ‘growled’ in many musical settings, from orchestrated jazz to house. He first heard the ‘growl’ from Jeremy Steig (sampled in Beastie Boys' "sure shot".
Litz played in Flowriders (Seravince), the first band to perform ‘broken beats’ live. He has worked closely with the internationally reputed Jazzanova, Louie Vega, Osunlade, Kid Sublime, Diephuis, Maestro, Monte La Rue. Han has produced two albums with his own Han Litz Group.