With a sound that has been described as ambrosial, hooky, intelligent, polished and passionate, the band has received glowing press and has touched audiences worldwide.
Whirl was originally formed in London, England, and after performing extensively throughout the UK, relocated to the U.S., where Whirl has since performed throughout the East and West Coasts at venues as diverse as New York’s legendary Mercury Lounge, Knitting Factory and the Make Music NY Festival, Pennsylvania’s Crocodile Rock, Sacramento’s Cal Expo, and many more. Whirl has also made TV appearances on both coasts and has received airplay on both major and college radio stations including New York’s Q104.3, NJ’s WFDU and various US and European-based podcasts, where Whirl’s music continues to shine.
Whirl’s line-up also features
Guitar player Jeff Carter. Jeff is an accomplished musician, a passionate performer, a private music instructor and a student at Berklee Conservatory School of Music. He has been playing guitar for 23 years and is also proficient in pedal steel guitar. His favorite styles of music vary widely and include rock, alternative, jazz, metal and funk.
Bass acolyte Andrew Sisco. Andrew started playing in the 1980’s and never stopped, gigging with various funky rock, indie, and Americana groups throughout Northern California. Though focused on bass guitar, Andrew also enjoys double bass, cello, bassoon, percussion, long walks, thunderstorms, D&D, and fine foods.
Drummer Andrey Ravlyuk. Andrey began his career with the study of classical percussion instruments, and performed on the four-row xylophone at the biggest stage in Ukraine with the orchestra of the State TV and Radio. He has since gone on to play in several popular bands in Ukraine and in the US, and has also produced various promising musicians.