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Carson McWhirter is a multi-instrumentalist currently based out of Portland. Following years of performing, touring and recording with a number of bands from the Northern California area (Hella, The Advantage, Holy Smokes) McWhirter has focused on improvisational performances utilizing a guitar, piano, drums and bass, both solo and in collaboration with other musicians. From extended guitar-based improvisations to experimental sonic compositions, McWhirter’s eclectic style draws from many sources and guarantees a captivating live show.
Andrew Jones is a musician working in Portland, OR where he composes, arranges and plays in a wide variety of musical contexts primarily on electric and double bass. Before relocating to Portland from Arizona he performed and/or recorded with musicians as varied as LA drummer/performance artist Corey Fogel (Missincinatti, The Mae Shi, Gowns, Julia Holter, Cryptacize), Tokyo-based pianist Jacob Koller, jazz vocalist Dennis Rowland (Count Basie), downtempo electronica artist Coppe and began doing recurring US/European tours alongside theremin virtuoso Pamelia Kurstin with Brooklyn Art-rockers Barbez.
Since moving to the NW he’s performed and/or recorded with the Blake Lyman trio, Andrew Durkin’s Protohuman, Portland Cello Project, Boy and Bean, Portland psych-folk outfit Egg Plant, Cameron Morgan Trio, Scott Cutshall’s Phraseology, Noah Bernstein, Ryan Meagher, Lee Elderton, Ryan Miller and Pinkish. He’s also spearheaded a local chapter of the Immersion Composition Society reluctantly dubbed Stallion Pussy Lodge and plays his own music for voice, electronics and double bass under the name The Crenshaw. ( www.soundcloud.com/thecrenshaw )