Composer, arranger, trombonist Chris Hunt is a graduate of the University of Toronto's Jazz Performance program. Chris works as a freelance musician in his native Toronto, in a variety of settings. Years of experience with brass quintets and musicals, big bands and smaller jazz ensembles have solidified Chris' reputation as a truly versatile performer and composer.
As well as teaching private students, Chris is also on faculty at Seneca College. In 2003, Chris attended the Banff International Jazz Workshop.
In May of 2004, he released his first full-length album, First X's Free. His quintet, Big Lots, released a limited edition EP in 2005. A live record, recorded by his Tentet at the Rex is expected to be released in the spring of 2006.