This Illinois-based duo have released in regards to a dozen recordings and tour constantly. Their function is proclaimed by a smart and delicate reading of traditional music from all around the celtic, British and American map. Cooper can be an guaranteed guitarist (also playing Citern) who uses many alternative tunings to successfully support the music. Margret Nelson contributes bodhran, doubek and spoons along with her apparent and understated vocals. On the many albums, Cooper and Nelson are became a member of by various other instrumentalists, however they retain their identification being a duo no real matter what.