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United States - Mass. - Boston

Ergo Canto

Ergo Canto ("Therefore We Sing") is Paul Beck and Leslie Bryant, a folk duo from Boston's Metro West, performing their own original songs as well as traditional songs and covers.

Paul is a retired software designer who plays guitar, mandolin, banjo, and cittern. Leslie worked as a speech therapist in the Boston Public School system. She plays flute, fiddle, and harmonica. Leslie also sponsors a music education program for disadvantaged children in Cusco, Peru.

Paul and Leslie explore a broad mix of contemporary and traditional folk music, including their own originals, with arrangements that have been described as ethereal and eclectic. Paul has been described as a "consummate folkie", playing both folk and bluegrass, and was once president of the Folk Song Society of Greater Boston. Leslie tempers her more classical flute background with a love for electric blues. Ergo Canto have two CDs on Paul's "Lady of Carlisle" label and are currently recording a third. They can be reached through their website at