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hobson's choice is a toronto-based, contemporary chamber jazz group that draws on a wide range of influences.
Blending the improvisation in jazz with an unconventional instrumentation and approach to songwriting, it stands on its own.
With the line-up of vibraphone, trumpet, voice and acoustic guitar, this quartet creates songs rich in their words and melody, and in their colour and architecture. Some songs have words, some are instrumental.
Paying homage to artists like Joni Mitchell and Bruce Cockburn, hobson’s choice has built upon this Canadian songwriter foundation and extended it through their unique instrumentation and fresh approach to song form.
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All of the members have extensive experience in many musical spheres. Most notably, all four are active jazz performers.