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Short Bio

Vicky Cooper and Richard Toller are a traditional folk duo based in the Bristol area. They sing solo and in harmony, sometimes unaccompanied and sometimes accompanied on a range of instruments including fiddle, mandolin, guitar and banjo. With a repertoire ranging from murder ballads to bawdy drinking songs, their material may be hundreds of years old but their approach is energetic, sophisticated and timeless.

Longer Bio

Long-time participants in the Bristol folk music and dance scenes, Vicky Cooper and Richard Toller joined forces in 2015 to form a duo to explore their shared passion for traditional English folk song. Both have backgrounds in performing and playing for dance and are active members of ceilidh bands in the South West. They sing solo and in close harmony, sometimes unaccompanied and sometimes accompanied on a range of instruments including fiddle, mandolin, guitar and banjo. On occasion a set may even include some clog dancing from Vicky. They find their songs in old books, manuscripts and sound recordings, or sometimes from someone they’ve heard singing in the pub. With a repertoire ranging from murder ballads to bawdy drinking songs, their material may be hundreds of years old but their approach is energetic, sophisticated and timeless.

Tech spec

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Contact

Contact Richard on 07879 825275, or by email at: info@cooperandtoller.com

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