Rave Review for Evelyn Huber + Sirius Quartet “para un mejor mundo – for a better world” from NeueMusikZeitung
The New York City Jazz Record reviews 3 new albums by Gregor Huebner
Sirius Quartet – “New World”
Richie Beirach/Gregor Huebner Duo/WDR Big Band – “Crossing Borders”
Gregor Huebner’s El Violin Latino – Vol. 3 “Los Soñadores”
“You have to admire Gregor Huebner for his immense talent as a violinist and composer, prolific output and ingenious ways of bringing together jazz, classical and world music.”
Timeliness and topicality can be tricky for a classical ensemble to pull off convincingly. But the Sirius Quartet—a group that emphasizes new music, including works composed by its members—hits the target on its latest recording, “New World,” a collection of songs reflecting on immigration, discrimination, and the quest for hope. Here, the quartet shares music from that project, in the final concerts of this year’s free Rite of Summer Music Festival.
Review of Sirius Quartet’s Live Recording direct-to-2-track Stereo Analogue.
The empowering culmination of 23 years of collaborations between pianist Richie Beirach and violinist Gregor Huebner, Crossing Borders is a prodigious, multi-faceted ensemble work with the WDR Big Band that, as per its title, celebrates the ability of music and art to transcend the spiritually limiting realities of xenophobia and tribal-based politics. The all-original set […]
This beautiful big-band-oriented release features Richie Beirach’s high-energy piano, with violin from Gregor Huebner.
“…Gregor Huebner’s profoundly beautiful and thought-provoking set of songs on Los Soñadores …”
Träumer. Gregor Huebner wandert weiter zwischen den Welten. Visakontrolle mit Verena Düren.
Huebners Kenntnis der lateinamerikanischen Musik paart sich mit seiner virtuosen Spielkunst zu einem einfühlsamen Hörerlebnis.
GREGOR HUEBNER/Los Sonadores El Violin Latino V. 3: In which we find Latin jazz having it’s civil rights jazz moment in that this is jazz driven by politics that comes out solely in the music. Fired by fiery, passionate playing, you can hear the tenor of the times reflected in the strings and the accompaniment. […]