Devin Hoff

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Devin Hoff is a musician and songwriter born in Colorado whose main instruments are double bass and bass guitar.[1] 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.

Selected discography[edit]

Devin Hoff

  • Solo Bass (2009)

Lucifer the Lightbearer

  • Lucifer the Lightbearer (2010)


  • To Each According...(2004)

Good for Cows

  • Good for Cows (2001)
  • Less Than or Equal To (2003)
  • Bebop Fantasy (2004)
  • 10th Anniversary Concert (2008)
  • Audumla (2010)

Xiu Xiu

  • La Foret (2005)
  • Tu Mi Piaci (2006)
  • The Air Force (2006)
  • Women as Lovers (2008)

The Nels Cline Singers

  • Instrumentals (2002)
  • The Giant Pin (2004)
  • Draw Breath (2007)
  • Initiate (2010)

Nels Cline

  • New Monastery (2006)
  • Dirty Baby (2010)

ROVA + The Nels Cline Singers

  • Celestial Septet (2010)

Wholphin DVD magazine, No. 7

  • Look at the Sun (short film soundtrack) (2008)

Steven Bernstein

  • Diaspora Suite (2008)

Joshua Redman

Fred Frith, Larry Ochs, Darren Johnston, Devin Hoff, Ches Smith

  • Reasons for Moving (2007)

Mary Halvorson, Jessica Pavone, Ches Smith, Devin Hoff

  • Calling All Portraits (2008)

Carla Bozulich (feat. Willie Nelson)

  • The Red Headed Stranger (2003)


  • The Prince of Truth (2009)

Ben Goldberg

  • The Door, The Hat, The Chair, The Fact (2006)

Howard Wiley

  • Angola Project (2006)

Odessa Chen

  • Ballad of Paper Ships (2006)
  • The Archives (2011)

Sean Hayes

  • Flowering Spade (2007)
  • Run Wolves Run (2010)


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