Hoyle Osborne — pianist, composer, arranger, producer, director, also plays mandolin, guitar, banjo, recorder, and pennywhistle — centered on American vernacular styles — ragtime, stride piano, early jazz and blues, old-time country music, folk, western swing — also plays and arranges Celtic, Latin, French, and other world styles, plus renaissance and baroque music. Hoyle and singer-songwriter-guitarist Jane Voss have performed and recorded together since 1976, appearing across North America and in England at many major music festivals, countless concerts, and on a number of National Public Radio programs. They also offer historical concert-lectures, primarily under the auspices of the New Mexico Humanities Council.
Hoyle performed in the 2011 film Cowboys & Aliens alongside Harrison Ford. He has been entertainer and assistant cruise director on the steamboats Delta Queen and Mississippi Queen, and he was one of the featured ragtime pianists at The Diamond Belle Saloon in Durango, Colorado, for many years. He has been musical director, composer, and arranger for theatrical productions in San Francisco, Albany (NY), Albuquerque, and Farmington, New Mexico.