“Huu Bac's music and his friendly demeanor instantly broke through any cultural barriers with the audience.” - Alayne McGregor
— Ottawa Jazz Scene
The Huu Bac Quintet delivers a true dialogue between Asian, North, and South American cultures in a contemporary and unique way.
Huu Bac Quintet was founded in 2013 and has since toured in Canada, the USA, China, Korea, Vietnam, Peru, and Africa. The group has garnered multiple awards including: “RIDEAU/ROSEQ Award 2014”, “Entrées en Scène Loto-Québec 2015-16”, “Stingray Rising Stars Award 2015”, “MUZ Public Choice Award 2016”, and a nomination for "Montreal International Jazz Festival TD Grand Jazz Award 2017".
Huu Bac's first album as a composer/performer, "On the Steps of St-Paul's", was released in November 2017. The group is currently working on a sophmore release, coming in 2024.
“Il n'y a pas de doute : ce que fait Huu Bac Quach est unique au monde! (There's no doubt: what Huu Bac Quach does is unique in the world!)” - Frédéric Cardin
— Radio-Canada, Ici Musique