Toivo is a band from Trumansburg, N.Y. playing music for social dancing - waltzes, tangos, polkas, cajun two steps, cheek to cheek slow dances, schottisches, hambos, reels, swing, and blues. Their music is a danceable mix of instrumentals and vocals with inspiration from the cajun dance halls of Louisiana, the Tex-Mex borderlands, country honky-tonks, and the Finnish dance halls and porches of the Finger Lakes.
The band consists of Richard Koski, diatonic button accordion; Jason Koski, mandolin; Stefan Senders, banjo; Jim Reidy & Paul Martin, guitar; Harley Campbell, upright bass; and Annie Campbell, snare drum.
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leader, button accordion, and vocals
I started out as a trumpet player, went to the U.S. Navy School of Music in 1961, and played in concert and swing dance bands in Washington, D.C., Kodiak, Alaska, and Seattle, Washington. After three years of that, I returned home to the Trumansburg area, and began playing accordion and... more...
artist and snare drum
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string bass and vocals
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posters, photographer, and mandolin
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guitar and vocals
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website, guitar, and vocals
I started playing banjo uke with the Boston old time band The Chicken Chokers in 1989. On through the years with old time music: The Primitive Characters, Up South, Long John and the Tights, and now New Cut Road. Then there were the other genres: psychobilly with Twang, blues with... more...
guitar, banjo, and vocals
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