John Andrew Wilhite is a composer and double bassist currently living in Oslo, Norway. John Andrew grew up in Virginia, playing banjo and Mandolin, but switched to double bass after developing an interest in jazz in his teens.
His compositions and arrangements have been performed at series and festivals such as Interpenetration (AU), Sacred Realism (DE), METEOR (NO), and the Ultima Festival (NO), and at venues such as The Norwegian National Opera. For the next three years he will be participating in the VOeX program at The Norwegian National Opera.
John Andrew works with musicians and artists in both Europe and the Americas. In New York he collaborates with musicians such as Derek Baron, and Elliott Sharp, while in Europe he works with Katt Hernandez, Brad Henkel, Andreas Røysum, Nana Pi Aabo Larsen, and others. He is also active creating music and sound for theater and dance performances. Notably collaborating with playwright Finn Iunker.