CARL LUDWIG HÜBSCH
Born in Freiburg, Carl Ludwig Hübsch grew up playing clarinet in the local brass band and drums in punk- and rock bands. Around 83 he exchanged the clarinet for a tuba. Mostly self teached, he explored all kinds of music including a wonderful mediocre dance music trio. Musical roots to be mentioned are Frank Zappa, King Sunny Ade, The Dead Kennedys ...
The discovery of Jazz and Improvisation led to studies in Improvisation with M.A.Fataah. Hübsch received certification at the Pedagogic College in Freiburg in singing, theory, drums. He studied electronic music with Klaus Weinhold. In Cologne he studied as guest in the composition class with Johannes Fritsch. Since 1990 Carl Ludwig Hübsch has lived in Cologne where he finally awarded a livelong stipendium at his own university.
Hübsch's work focusses on Improvised Music and Conteporary Music. He composes and performs in concert halls, studios and theatres lending his talents to ensembles and orchestras. He`s well known for his unique solo concerts. He leads Workshops for tuba or improvisation. Another most important focus on Hübsch's work is Composition.