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Carl Ludwig Hubsch: Carl Ludwig Hubsch

Read "Carl Ludwig Hubsch" reviewed by Jerry D'Souza


Tuba player Carl Ludwig Hübsch explains in the CD booklet, that “Primordial Soup refers to the state of our universe: at the point in time that was just a miniscule fraction of a second after the Big Bang. That happens to be the starting point for his view on music and its construction, from establishing components to building them through exploration.

Hübsch is well served by the musicians he has chosen to navigate the unknown with him. Axel ...

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Carl Ludwig Hubsch: Carl Ludwig Hubsch

Read "Carl Ludwig Hubsch" reviewed by Nic Jones


Tuba player Hubsch is joined on Carl Ludwig Hubsch's Primordial Soup by trumpet, reeds, and drums for a program of his own compositions which reveals a singular musical intelligence. As with so many musicians and composers working in the constructively grey area between free jazz and contemporary composition, the success of the music is highly dependent upon the musicians called upon to perform it, and Hubsch has been judicious in his selection of players for the realization of this project. ...

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Carl Ludwig Hubsch: Carl Ludwig Hubsch's Primordial Soup

Read "Carl Ludwig Hubsch's Primordial Soup" reviewed by Mark Corroto


Composer and tubist Carl Ludwig Hübsch once released a CD of 119 solo tuba pieces. Actually only 99 could fit on the single disc! Try to imagine the record producer having the conversation with the artist, “Sorry Carl, we are going to have to either edit some of this material that runs nearly two minutes or cut a few of the thirty-second songs out all together. Yikes.

His band Primordial Soup is made up of German free jazz ...


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