cop tears is often Derek Baron, Cameron Kapoor, John Andrew Wilhite, and John Welsh. in their attempts to restore music to life cop tears troubles the lines between practice and art, harmony and sound, cooperation and coincidence.
In 2016 cop tears released their arrangement of John Cage's 13 Harmonies on the Reading Group label (NY), and the record was subsequently rereleased on Recital Program (LA).
Their recording of the Selected Compositions of Theodor W Adorno is rumored forthcoming.
Katt and John are an acoustic duo who make a music that could refer to fictional pasts or potential futures. The band owes much to folk and fiddle based music from around the world and is focused on what perhaps could have been in a world of troubled geographies.
record forthcoming on motvind.
Elliott Sharp/John Andrew Wilhite
The collaboration between the double bassist John Andrew Wilhite and guitarist Elliott Sharp juxtaposes the technical developments both have made and explores the similarities and influences between their two instruments and four hands.
john andrew is developing a new way of playing the double bass. by using both hands on the fingerboard, john is able to achieve pianistic agility while sounding two simultaneous bi-tones. john is exploring the harmonic implications of these bi-tone relations.
bicipital is a musical collective consisting of Noah Punkt, Brad Henkel, Cam Kapoor, Ståle Liavik Solberg, Derek Baron, and John Andrew Wilhite.