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Gregor Huebner

Grammy Nominated Composer, Violinist & Pianist

A violinist, pianist and composer of contemporary music from small ensembles to symphonic orchestras, Grammy nominated Gregor Huebner makes music that is accessibly sophisticated and interesting, breaking down borders in between contemporary music, jazz and world music.

He has released a series of albums including the “Round About Bartok, Mompou and Monteverdi” series together with Richie Beirach and George Mraz, his own “El Violin Latino Vol I and Vol.II ,” Paths become Lines with the Sirius Quartet and New Music for Strings which features his orchestral compositions.

His newest projects will be a recording of his new works for string quartets, another “EL Violin Latino, the Cuban Album” as well as a new recording with his NY-NRG Jazz quartet.

As a composer commissioned by Helmut Rilling’s International Bach Akademie, the SWR Radio Orchestra and Big Band, the WDR Big Band, Orpheus Vokalensemble, Tribeka New Music, Grand Theatre de Luxemburg and many others, Huebner is constantly working on creating new works bringing his own voice to audiences all over the world.


WALL STREET JOURNAL  — “By turns sexy and sly, impassioned and dreamy, [Huebner’s] collection of well-known tunes, unexpected arrangements and original compositions brings together far-flung members of the fiddle diaspora. In some ways, it’s the story of the prodigal violin: of how the most aristocratic of instruments crossed the Atlantic and found itself in the rhythm section of a Cuban charanga band, or in a brothel in Buenos Aires.” 
Corinna da Fonseca-Wollheim
NEW YORK TIMES —  German composer and violinist Gregor Huebner’s “Six Songs of Innocence,” a lyrical setting of poems by William Blake. The most memorable moments were for string quartet, with the ensemble showing its versatility and flair with lively improvisations.” 
Jazzcamera UK  — If you like exciting, small group jazz, played by absolute masters at the peak of their art, and if you are planning to buy only one CD this year, then make it this one. For this disc – issued to mark the 70th birthday of pianist Beirach and the 50th of violinist Huebner – is the most engaging small group recording I’ve heard in recent times.”
John Watson
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