Dirk K, a Jazz guitarist, has stated that he is living at the right moment in time. It is a time when the studios no longer have a throttlehold over the music artists, snatching most of the profits. Instead, the music artists like him could record and blend their own music and sell their music CDs on the internet.
He unveiled his newest one named Dirk K — It’s On, on 1st September. Now, it is available at plainsailing.com, dirkk.com and amazon.com.
According to reports, Dirk K, whose real last name is Kleutgens, told that there was no way you could have done this before, in the late ’90s, suddenly you were able to record with computers, and when Pro Tools came out, it revolutionized the whole system. All of a sudden, you could be competitive with top record studios.
He produces his discs in his studio located near Anasazi Drive as well as the 215 Beltway. Dirk took guitar lessons when he was a teen in his home town Aachen in Germany. He was a naturally gifted student and he became a jazz competition champion and started playing with different jazz bands who were performing in and around town.
In Europe, clubs often stays open throughout the night. He explained that he was too young to drive. Therefore, his dad had to take him to these places. Some shows did not begin till 2 o’clock in the morning, and after that he had to go to school straight from there.