Hubie Vine is a true artist. His works span across several genres including music, poetry, painting, writing, and film. Hubie hails from North Africa, and has traveled all over Europe and the United States. As a result, his work is colorful, eclectic and culturally diverse. His zest for life and passion for human expression is vibrantly displayed across all of his artistic mediums.
As a musician Hubie is a multi-instrumentalist. He is skilled in playing the piano, vibraphone, flute, tablas, and various other percussion instruments in a variety of different styles, including Jazz, Reggae, African, Pop, Rock, Indian, and others.
Hubie has worked extensively in Europe as a studio musician, songwriter, and composer and has made frequent appearances on French and Swiss television. He has also worked on several albums with Graeme Alright, a notable rock musician and lyricist in Europe. Hubie’s compositions have included works for the stage, in association with the Phoenix Dance Company, Dance Company West, and the Eleanor Graehm International Dance Company. He has also written scores for several short films, including Mon Village Parmi tant d’autres, Alger Insolite, and The Saga. In addition, he has directed and produced a short film of his own, entitled “Jasmin,” which aired on French television.
Since his arrival in the United States, Hubie has performed with various bands at several venues, clubs, fundraisers and festivals in the greater Los Angeles area. Some of which include, “At My Place” with Robert Freeman, a keyboardist who worked for Gladys Knight, the Atlas Café with Ludar and Eve of Bye-bye Brazil, and Alice’s restaurant with jazz guitarist James Clark. Hubie also performed at The Tsunami fundraising event in Beverly Hills, a Gala anniversary Celebration of MGM studios, and at the Sepharadic Arts festival at the Skirball Cultural Center which aired on National television.
To date Hubie has recorded six original albums, Lal Pani, Misty Tides, Poetrix, Carte Blanche, Elevator Queen, and Afrodelic. Several of his songs include collaborations with Steve Bartek of Oingo Boingo and Dusan Bogdanovic. His song, “I Look at you”, sang by Lorie Mack, a back up singer for Engelbert Humperdinck, entered the 2001 Unisong International Song Contest and was placed in the top ten percent of over 4,000 entries. Another of Hubie’s songs, “Dreamin,’” was an Honorable Mention Winner.
His song, "Elevator Queen," broke the Top 40 ReverbNation charts in 2019.
Along with his music and writing endeavors, Hubie is also a skilled poet and painter. Through the years he has produced stunning pieces of art and inspiring poems which resulted in the poetry book Bord de Mer.
You can contact and purchase all of Hubie's work at www.hubieyou.com or at Lulu.com, Spotify, and iTunes. You can also view several of his music videos on his YouTube channel Hubie Vine. You can purchase his artwork on https://www.etsy.com/shop/Intuitivarts.
"Hubie Vine will be performing in the Spring in the show "PinkLady presents", Channel 18, Sunday at 5pm.