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Carl Ludwig Hübsch (born 1966 in Freiburg, Germany) is a German tubist.
He grew up playing clarinet in the local brass band and drums in punk- and rock bands. Around 1983 he exchanged the clarinet for a tuba.
Mostly self teached, he explored all kinds of music.

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.
Besides his own project like Hübsch’s Longrun Development of the Universe, Drift and Hübsch’s Primordial Soup he founded the ENSEMBLE X and co-leads Multiple Joy[ce] Orchestra together with Matthias Schubert and Frank Gratkowski.
Hübsch is part of many collective projects and ensembles and works as side man in various projects. He performed with musicians like Michiel Braam, Thomasz Stanko, Paul Lytton, Lester Bowie, Jasper vant Hof, Paul Lovens, Ernst Reijseger, Angelika Sheridan, Peter Keller, Thomas Lehn, Martin Theurer, Gunda Gottschalk, Axel Dörner, Ute Völker, Gino Robair, Philip Zoubek, Le Quan Ninh, Michel Doneda, Scott Fields, Michael Vorfeld, Uwe Oberg, Ulrich Phillipp, Franz Hautzinger, Sebastian Gramss, Nils Wogram, Frank Köllges, Udo Moll a.m.o. throughout the planet.