Devin Hoff is a musician and songwriter born in Colorado whose main instruments are double bass and bass guitar. He has worked in many musical contexts and with a wide array of jazz, free jazz, avant-garde rock, and folk musicians, including Nels Cline, Vijay Iyer, Xiu Xiu, Carla Bozulich, Ben Goldberg, Howard Wiley, and Good for Cows. His first regular band as a composer/leader was Redressers (with Carla Kihlstedt, Marika Hughes and Ches Smith). He wrote and recorded an album of solo double bass music, Solo Bass (2009), and continues to perform in that medium. He currently lives in Chicago, IL.
Also performed and/or recorded with:
Vijay Iyer, Bobby Bradford, Howard Wiley, Lavay Smith, Odessa Chen, Derrek Phillips, Arnoldo Garcia, Ron Miles, Amiri Baraka, Tony Malaby, Hugh Ragin, Andrea Parkins, John Dieterich, and many others...