Artist Profiles: 1001 Ways

1001 Ways
1001 Ways

Tobias Huber is one of the musicians behind the 1001 Ways project. He was born in Vevey in 1969. He received his first violin lessons from his father Klaus Huber an avant-garde composer.

From 1979 – 1984 Huber studied with Volker Biesenbender Mustapha Tettey Addy Ali Akbar Khan Sultan Khan and Zakir Hussain. During that time he traveled and studied in India. he also performed for a live TV concert broadcast for Amnesty International in Berne.

In the period of 1985-1998 Tobias Huber and his brother Michael Huber worked together on several music and puppetry projects. They performed at various international puppetry festivals

At the same time Tobias Huber worked with other musicians and dancers. In 1993 11 Ways released its album Live Moment with Hilarius Dauag.

In 1994 Huber worked on the CD production Paradiso Gregoriano with Jean Singgellos (Koch Records). The following year another collaboration with Singgellos followed Project Prophetizz.Huber also worked on music for TV ads including one for coffee machine maker Cacci.

11Ways recorded an album in1996 in Amsterdam with producer Paul Downs who had worked with Youssou N’Dour. 11 Ways also performed live throughout Switzerland and later collaborated in a series of concerts with the African group Farafina (Burkina Faso).

In 1999 Huber produced and engineered the CDs Myria and Tunga by Farafina at the 11 Ways Studio.

In 2 there were concerts and recordings with Hilarius Dauag (1001 Ways) featuring Barney Palm a former member of l;egendary Swiss band Brain ticket. that same year Huber recorded the CD Signs with Yvonne Guldimann.

World’s voices was released in 23 remixed by Jay Guru (Cafe del Mar). Huber participated as co-producer with Omega III of New York on the release of Nobilis Mysterium (Prophetizz). That same year11 Ways performed at the World Performing Arts Festival in Lahore Pakistan.

Author: Angel Romero

Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites and Angel produced several specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. Angel is currently based in Durham, North Carolina.


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