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Tuba player Hubsch's trio with Matthias Schubert and Wolter Wierbos, adding drummer Gerry Hemingway, performing remarkably organic and telepathic improvisation with a cosomological intent.

Hubsch, Carl Ludwig's Longrun Development of the Universe
The creators bend a master plan

Hubsch, Carl Ludwig's Longrun Development of the Universe: The creators bend a master plan (NEOS Music)
Label: NEOS Music    
Released in: Germany    

"One of the great appeals of this trio (alright, quartet, but we'll get to that) is that it breathes as a single living being. In concert, and on their previous recordings, Hubsch, Schubert, and Wierbos sound as though they are one three-voiced beast, singing ad libitum, moving seamlessly between written material and the stuff of their imaginations, when necessary covering mistakes, compressing coal into diamonds, all of this with apparent unified thought.

Aware that the gravitational pull of a percussionist might tear at the seams of his Universe's bonds, Carl Ludwig Hubsch chose carefully. Although in the Universe Hubsch limits himself to tuba, he is also a talented drummer. That was one of the reasons he wanted to experiment with the effects of the right drummer on this more-than-a-decade-old trio.

In Gerry Hemingway he knew he had a singular personality who could function as a melodic voice, as on "Lumière", or as a source of metric propulsion, as on "Orbiting", or at times move freely between the two roles, as on "Module Modulations". As important as this versatility and his innate creativity is Hemingway's organic, intentional looseness, a flexibility that lets this now-four-voiced animal breath freely."-Scott Fields

"Gerry Hemingway has led a number of quartet and quintets since the mid 1980's. In addition he has been a member of a wide array of long standing collaborative groups including Brew with Reggie Workman and Miya Masaoka, the GRH trio with Georg Graewe and Ernst Reijseger, the WHO trio with Michel Wintsch and Bänz Oester, as well as numerous duo projects with Thomas Lehn, John Butcher, Ellery Eskelin, Marilyn Crispell, and others. Mr. Hemingway is a Guggenheim fellow and has received numerous commissions for chamber and orchestral works as well as being noted for his innovative and multifaceted work as a solo performer which began in 1974. He was a member of the Anthony Braxton Quartet between 1983 and 1994 and is also well known for his collaborations with some of the world's most outstanding improvisers and composers including Evan Parker, Cecil Taylor, Mark Dresser, Anthony Davis, Derek Bailey, Leo Smith and many others. He currently lives in Switzerland having joined the faculty of the Hochschule Luzern in 2009."

-Gerry Hemingway Website (

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Product Information:

UPC: 4260063410031

Label: NEOS Music
Catalog ID: NEOS 41003
Squidco Product Code: 13598

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2010
Country: Germany
Packaging: Digipack
Recorded by Reinhard Kobialka at Topaz Studios, Cologne.


Gerry Hemingway-drums

Carl Ludwig Hubsh-tuba

Mathias Schubert-tenor saxophone

Wolter Wierbos-trombone

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Track Listing:

1. Lumiere 8:38

2. Not Even 8:43

3. Three Pinups 10:01

4. Orbiting 5:42

5. Module Modulations 32:09