Anna Patton

clarinetist, composer, teacher

Anna Patton

Clarinetist, Composer, Teacher

Anna’s current projects include playing with and writing arrangements for Zara Bode’s Little Big Band, playing dance music with bands such as Elixir, Anna and the Alphabet, The Figments, Daybreak Trio, and various collaborations with pianist Karen Axelrod, and directing the Soubrette Choir.  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.

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Isadore's Breakfast

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:

  • The Figments: Ethan Hazzard-Watkins (fiddle) and Owen Morrison, (guitar/feet)
  • Housetop: Erica Morse (bass/vocals), Naomi Morse (fiddle/vocals), Peter Siegel (guitar/vocals)
  • Will Patton (bass/mandolin/octave mandolin), Dono Schabner (guitar), Mary Lea (fiddle), Jeremiah McLane (accordion), Ben Patton (guitar/vocals), and Demse Zullo (percussion)

Buy a Copy

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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Or send a check (with your mailing address) to:

Anna Patton
21 West St.
Brattleboro, VT 05301

Listen to Selections

The Blue Egg Waltz

An Anna Patton original, played with Dono, Will and Jeremiah

Let Yourself Go

Housetop sings this classic Irving Berlin number from “Follow the Fleet”

Reel du Love Shack

The Figments play a set of French Canadian reels

Anna's Gig Calendar

Wed Jan 4th, 2023Ecd greenfield Karen, Earl 7:00 pm
Sat Jan 14th, 2023likely amidon rehearsal 9:00 am
Wed Jan 18th, 2023Boston ecd 12:00 pm
Tue Jan 31st, 2023Soubrettes 9:00 am
Thu Feb 2nd, 2023 to Sun Feb 5th, 2023NE daybreak weekend 9:00 am
Sat Feb 4th, 2023amidon recording 11:00 am
Tue Feb 7th, 2023Soubrettes 9:00 am
Tue Feb 14th, 2023Soubrettes 9:00 am
Fri Feb 17th, 2023 to Sun Feb 19th, 2023Corvallis Contra Dance WeekendCorvallis, OR
Tue Feb 21st, 2023Soubrettes 9:00 am
Tue Feb 28th, 2023Soubrettes 9:00 am
Fri Mar 3rd, 2023 to Sun Mar 5th, 2023DC daybreak weekend 9:00 am
Tue Mar 7th, 2023Soubrettes 9:00 am
Sat Mar 11th, 2023Poss amidon recording day 4:00 pm
Tue Mar 14th, 2023Soubrettes 9:00 am
Fri Mar 17th, 2023 to Sun Mar 19th, 2023Spring Breakdown Dance WeekendJefferson City, MO
Tue Mar 21st, 2023Soubrettes 9:00 am
Tue Mar 28th, 2023Soubrettes 9:00 am
Tue Apr 4th, 2023Soubrettes 9:00 am
Fri Apr 7th, 2023 to Sun Apr 9th, 2023Bay area queer weekend 9:00 am
Tue Apr 11th, 2023Soubrettes 9:00 am
Tue Apr 18th, 2023Soubrettes 9:00 am
Tue Apr 25th, 2023Soubrettes 9:00 am
Thu May 4th, 2023118 improv night 7:30 pm