Anna Patton plays clarinet with great verve, clarity, and harmonic whim, drawing on a richly eclectic musical background of jazz, classical, traditional, and world music. Based in Brattleboro, VT, she performs full time for dances and concerts, composes and arranges music, and teaches ear training and swing harmony singing.
Anna’s current projects include playing dance music with bands such as Elixir and The Figments, string-band and vocal swing with Housetop, Brazilian and gypsy jazz gigs with The Will Patton Ensemble, and improvisatory Balkan/ African/ South American influenced originals with the As Yet Quintet. Her solo album, Isadore’s Breakfast – featuring her work on clarinet and vocals along with many of Vermont’s finest musicians – is a mix of French-influenced swing and fiddle tunes.
Isadore's Breakfast, a lively, creative mix of Swing and fiddle tunes for clarinet and string band, features Franco-flavored American music including crooked Quebecois tunes, musettes, close swing harmony vocals from Housetop, and a Ben Patton original.
Anna plays clarinet and sings with these fabulous guests:
Isadore's Breakfast is available at Anna's performances for $15. You can also purchase the CD online or by mail for $18 per copy (includes shipping).
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21 West St.
Brattleboro, VT 05301
An Anna Patton original, played with Dono, Will and Jeremiah
Housetop sings this classic Irving Berlin number from "Follow the Fleet"
The Figments play a set of French Canadian reels
|Thu Apr 27th, 2017Concord Contra Dance74 Walden St
Concord MA 01742
United Stateswith Elixir 7:30 pm
|Fri Apr 28th, 2017Greenfield Experienced Contra Dance401 Chapman St
Greenfield MA 01301with Elixir 8:00 pm
|Sat Apr 29th, 2017Montpelier Contra DanceCapitol City Grange, Montpelier, VTwith Elixir 8:00 pm|
|Fri Oct 6th, 2017Concord Experienced DanceConcord Scout House
74 Walden St, Concord, MA 01742, United Stateswith Elixir 8:00 pm
|Sat Oct 7th, 2017Montpelier Contra DanceCapital City Grange, Montpelier, VTwith Elixir 8:00 pm|