Scott Kessel can play anything!

Turkey basters, old butter cookie tins, cardboard boxes, and pretty much any old thing you can drag out of the recycling bin... And he can teach you how to as well. During ACT's final community-wide artist residency of the 2012-2013 season, Scott Kessel of Rani Arbo & daisy mayhem demonstrated many of his unique instruments to Brett School students, shared the history of traditional "junk" instruments such as the cajón, taught rhythms and helped students build tongue depressor harmonicas and a recycling bin gamelan.

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The Rani Arbo & daisy mayhem residency was sponsored by Addison Mason Builders, BEAM Construction Associates, Inc., Chocorua Camping Village, Hidden Automotive, Paul L. King Land Surveying & Civil Engineering, North Country Fair JewelersYankee Smokehouse, and is funded in part by the New England States Touring program of the New England Foundation for the Arts, made possible with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts Regional Touring Program and the six New England state arts agencies, and with support from the K. A. Brett School, the Tamworth PTA, and the Yeoman’s Fund for the Arts.

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