Angelo about the first track “Hub’s Hub”:
First thing to pack is my horn(s). In this case my 20 years old flugelhorn model B3 built by one of the most remarkable men I know: Hub van Laar. Hub (short for Hubertus) designs and builds amazing instruments at his modest workshop in the idyllic southern part of the Netherlands, that find their way over the whole world. His place is a true international hub of all kind of players, classical, jazz, folk, brassbands, pro’s, students, amateurs, you name it. And the man himself is the most humble guy you can think of, putting all his efforts into his work for the love of the instruments, the music and above all the players. So here’s Hub’s Hub to celebrate Hub and his fantastic crew.
And for all my fellow Hub van Laar players, here’s the horn part of the album opener Hub’s Hub: