Biography

Mauritz Lotz born in March 1963 . He first picked up the guitar around the age of 9yrs old.

Internationally he has worked with Chris de Burgh, Shawn Phillips, Ice Cube, Margaret Becker, Lokua Kanza, Scott Wesley Brown, Dave Matthews, Marta Gomez, Stef Bos, Cristian Mangano, Dave Koz, Maude Myra, Krzesimir Debski, Patrizio, N’Faly Kayoute, Phil Manzenera, Crash Test Dummies.

Also being a solo artist, Mauritz Lotz and his band “Razor” opened for international jazz and blues artist Robben Ford in the early 90’s. Subsequently, Lotz has shared the stage with various SA artists opening for the likes of Roberta Flack, The Bee Gees, The Rolling Stones, Ronan Keaton, Eric Clapton, Sting, Midnight Oil, Joan Armatrading, OMD, Trevor Rabin, Spice Girls, Dana Winner, Belinda Carlisle.

Other performance highlights include: Nelson Mandela’s Inauguration, The State of the Nation Concert, Radio 5 Big Birthday Bash, Portugal Cultural Festival, Canadian Music Expo, Highveld Top 100, Kaktus op die Vlaktes, Deur die Mikke, Jhb Day, Huisgenoot Skouspel, Gospel Skouspel, Kersfees Skouspel, Riders from the Storm, STRAB Festival.

Mauritz later started to follow his other passion in composing and writing music especially film score music. Some of the films involve: Amandla(completed), 2016 Actually Quite a Lot, 2016 Eintlik Nogal Baie (Video short) , 2012 Angus Buchan’s Ordinary People (original score)
2010 Proesstraat (TV Series) (15 episodes) ,Hide HideMusic department ,
2014/I The Blanket (Short) (composer: theme music), 2012 Angus Buchan’s Ordinary People (composer: theme music) , HideSoundtrack,
2014 Leading Lady (writer: “I’m Forgiven”) to name a few