Will Coca

Will Coca

BandPopAcoustic

Acoustic Pop/Rock, A singer songwriter with a taste of soul and color.

Biography

Born in California, Will spent the first five years of his life in the sunshine state. At the age of five his family relocated to Walla Walla, Washington. It was here that he began to learn his skills with the guitar. Following his Sophomore year of High School he moved with his family to Portland Oregon.
In 2001 Will met Tim Ellis who became a mentor and instructor to him. They began Playing together and worked on producing Will’s first demo in 2001.
Will’s first demo released with production provided by Jim Walker. Using his natural musical gift, Will played all musical instruments for the recording of the demo.
Following the demo he continued to learn and master various instruments including: bass guitar, drums and percussion, and the piano. To continue his growth in the industry he played coffee shops for the rest of year followed by taking a break to work on a new project.
In 2003 Will started working on his first complete CD entitled, “Midnight
Melodies,” which was released that year. Tim Ellis assisted Will the producing and provided him also with an intern position with head engineer Dave Freidlander.
Getting a new view of music as an assistant engineer to Dave, will was able to perfect his sound and add the skills needed to be a true recording musician.
In June of 2003 Midnight Melodies was released and was quickly noticed by Portland’s own KINK 102 who featured Will as a local music spotlight artist for that summer, with the first single from Midnight Melodies, "Trouble with the world."

After completing Midnight Melodies Will began the operation of his Two World Productions company. He continued his growth as a sound engineer, while playing local venues to sharpen his skills.
At the start of 2004 a unannounced new album, "Today Was Good," was completed and released. Only the studio and musicians knew of its creation. Again Will shows his talent by playing all instruments aside from strings, and the accompaniment of his band.
Will has been playing coffee shops and larger venues. Recently has
started working on other artist projects and has developed an after
school program with music for teens. He continues to live in Portland and is promoting his new Ep "Alchemy."
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Artist Will has worked in studio with: Chris Walla and Jason McGerr from Death Cab for Cutie, Matisyahu, Social Distortion, Radio 4, Pink Martini.

Local Artist: Gabe Orozco, Nikki Larson, Kenny Foote, Stephanie Schniderman, Amadan.

Discography

Today was good
Alchemy Ep