This duo was born in the summer of 2014 by two graduates of the Viljandi Culture Academy’s Traditional Music programme. Deeply rooted in the traditions of Estonian dance music these young ladies bring a drive and energy to the instrumental repertoire and a light sureness of touch to songs for dancing and listening.
Kristi Kool's diatonic accordeon playing has been passed down through several generations of her family and is steeped in time and place. Meanwhile Janne Suits charts a new course for the old music on the nyckelharpa, an instrument little known in Estonia.
Suits & Kool create dance music and song for those who love life.
Janne Suits – nyckelharpa, vocals
Kristi Kool – Estonian traditional diatonic accordion, vocals