For over 15 years, COOT has been playing all original music, inspired by New Orleans' R & B, Rock n Roll, Folk, Funk, and street music traditions.
Featuring Brian Rueb as the primary songwriter on guitar and vocals, COOT includes Hirsh Katzen on guitar/vocals, Dan Weiner on bass, and Aaron Wolfson and Andreas Argenti on drums and percussion.
COOT released their debut CD in 2012.
New Orleans' finest musical venues have been host to COOT, including: Tipitina's, dba, The Maple Leaf, Carrollton Station, Le Bon Temps Roule, Banks Street Bar, Howlin' Wolf, Freret Market and the Freret Street Festival. COOT performed at the 2010 VOODOO Experience Festival and the 2011 French Quarter Festival.