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Out of the heartland of America, stomping grounds of Truman and Twain, "powerhouse” troubadour Dana Cooper dedicated himself to a life of music over 40 years ago. This song poet engages and inspires audiences around the world with his quick wit, insightful stories and commanding presence. He has performed on Austin City Limits, Mountain Stage and the Kerrville Folk Festival where he was nominated for their Hall of Fame. Cooper’s songs have been recorded by top-notch artists such as bluegrass star Claire Lynch; Irish vocalist Maura O’Connell; and luminary songwriters Pierce Pettis and Susan Werner. Cooper’s mixture of flat-picking, finger-picking and percussive strumming style is legend among other guitarists. An expressive singer his voice is ageless evoking a rich lifetime of experience. Go to the calendar listing on the website where you can read more about Dana and find a link to his music.Save
Bio: "This veteran song poet is a self-contained road warrior--a man of many tunes and tunings, and a right hand few guitarists will ever know. Sharp eyes in the head on his shoulders, a droll sense of humor and the weathered heart of a person who's spent a lot of his life on the road alone. His voice...See Full Bio
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“The Conjurer features raw, Americana soundscapes, and a slew of specifically sketched characters and narratives. The songs are internal excavations, not pitches to a market: While Music Row churns out a few celebrate-the-working-man songs each working weekday, Cooper offers up a different take.”