Essex Elementary Second Grade Folk Music Collaboration!
The Essex duo of Daisy Nell and her husband Captain Stan have been mainstays of the folk music scene on Cape Ann for over 25 years on guitars, banjo, and harmonica. Daisy has been a visiting music educator for over 50 years, employing her repertoire of contemporary and traditional music and her expertise in maritime history and songwriting. Another folk music duo who have been part of the folk music program at EES are the husband and wife team Laurie and Jay Keefe of Gloucester. They have been the core players of the popular bluegrass band Old Cold Tater. Talented multi-instrumentalists, they have been guest musicians who have demonstrated the fiddle, mandolin, bass fiddle, and ukulele.