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John Hughes

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John Hughes

Professional double bassist in Hamburg.


John Hughes (*October 29, 1972) is a professional double bassist, residing in Hamburg, Germany. In addition to performing with bands and as a solo artist and composing for various ensembles, John is a concert presenter for Jazz and free improvised music in Hamburg.

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Bands & Collaborations

John's dedication to music spans performance, studies for bass and composition, concert presentation and musical social gatherings, pedagogy and music therapy. John has performed with countless musicians, artists, and dancers. A deep love in the shared experience of collective creation in sonic exploration is the beacon which illuminates his path in life.


Click here for more information about the piano trio Hosho.

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Information about Gravelshard (Rupp, Vicente, Trilla, Hughes):



Selected releases and concert videos featuring John Hughes.

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