Lotte Anker (born 1958 Copenhagen) is a Danish jazz saxophonist, and composer. With pianist Marilyn Crispell, she serves as one of the co-leaders of the Copenhagen Art Ensemble.
She has studied music at the Copenhagen University from 1980-84. In 1988, she formed a quartet with piano player Mette Petersen, (the Lotte Anker / Mette Petersen Quartet). In 1992, they added trumpetplayer Nils-Petter Molvær. In 1995, she became a member of the free improvising trio ”Anker, Friis, Poulsen” (with Hasse Poulsen, guitar and Peter Friis-Nielsen, bass).
Since 1996, she, and Ture Larsen, has been co-leader of the 12-piece orchestra Copenhagen Art Ensemble. She recorded the album Magic Carpet, pianist Craig Taborn, and drummer Gerald Cleaver.
- Poetic Justice (CD, Album) Dacapo Records 2001
- Six Row Barley (CD) Utech Records 2005
- Triptych (CD, Album) Leo Records 2005
- Alien Huddle (CD, Album) Intakt Records 2008 
- Magic Carpet (CD, Album) Leo Records 2008
- This article incorporates information from the equivalent article on the Danish Wikipedia.