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.

Contact Anna


802-275-2142

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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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 May 24th, 2023ear training 1:30 pm
Wed May 31st, 2023ear training 1:30 pm
Thu Jun 1st, 2023118 improv night 7:00 pm
Wed Jun 7th, 2023ear training 1:30 pm
Sun Jun 18th, 2023 to Sat Jun 24th, 2023LOL 9:00 am
Thu Jul 6th, 2023118 improv night 7:00 pm
Fri Jul 7th, 2023greenfield waltz w larry and sarah hadley 9:00 am
Thu Jul 13th, 2023library gig? LBB 9:00 am
Sat Jul 15th, 2023 to Sat Jul 22nd, 2023Family PW 9:00 am
Mon Jul 31st, 2023amidon recording 11:00 am
Sat Aug 5th, 2023 to Sat Aug 12th, 2023English Week
Sun Aug 20th, 2023 to Mon Aug 21st, 2023Cindy K
Thu Aug 24th, 2023ZBLBB Bernardston 7:00 pm
Sat Sep 30th, 2023Arington VA party 9:00 am
Fri Nov 3rd, 2023 to Sun Nov 5th, 2023Foggy Moon Dance WeekendMonterey, CA
United States
Fri Nov 3rd, 2023 to Mon Nov 6th, 2023Foggy Moon 9:00 am
Fri Nov 10th, 2023 to Sun Nov 12th, 2023Atlanta dance weekend
Sat Dec 9th, 2023 to Sun Dec 10th, 2023SOUBRETTES
Tue Dec 26th, 2023 to Mon Jan 1st, 2024Chrismas School 9:00 am
Fri Jan 12th, 2024 to Sun Jan 14th, 2024Contra CarnivaleSan Luis Obispo, CAwith THE SYNCOPATHS (Aslhey Hoyer, Christa Burch, Ryan McKasson, and Jeff Spero), ELOISE & CO. (Becy Tracy, Rachel Bell, and Bethany Waickman), Cis Hinkle and Susan Petrick
Fri Mar 22nd, 2024 to Sun Mar 24th, 2024Pigtown FlingMercer School, 2600 Bartels Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45244with Naomi Morse (fiddle)
Mon Apr 8th, 2024Finding Vocal Harmonies WorkshopThe Parlor Room Collective
32 Masonic St, Northampton, MA 01060, United States
5:00 pm
Fri Apr 12th, 2024Julian Gerstin 6tet in concert at 118 Elliot St118 Elliot
118 Elliot St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, United States
8:00 pm
Mon Apr 15th, 2024Finding Vocal Harmonies WorkshopThe Parlor Room Collective
32 Masonic St, Northampton, MA 01060, United States
5:00 pm
Fri Apr 19th, 2024 to Sun Apr 21st, 2024Dandelion RompOberlin, OH
United States
Fri Apr 19th, 2024 to Sun Apr 21st, 2024Dandelion RompOberlin, OH
United States
Mon Apr 22nd, 2024Finding Vocal Harmonies WorkshopThe Parlor Room Collective
32 Masonic St, Northampton, MA 01060, United States
5:00 pm
Thu Apr 25th, 2024Duo Concert with Andrew VanNorstrand at Black River Coffee BarBlack River Coffee Bar
3 Main St, Springfield, VT 05156, United States
7:00 pm
Sun Apr 28th, 2024Zara Bode's Little Big Band at Edwards ChurchEdwards Church
297 Main St, Northampton, MA 01060, United States
7:00 pm Music at the Crossroads
Tue Apr 30th, 2024The Soubrettes in ConcertSun Hill Farm, 20 Plowden Rd, Putney VT 7:00 pm
Fri May 3rd, 2024Soubrettes perform at Gallery WalkThe Heart Rose Club & Heart Rose Holistic Health
11 Green St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, United States
5:00 pm
Fri May 17th, 2024 to Sun May 19th, 2024Spring Dance WeekendCamp Kinder Ring
335 Sylvan Lake Rd, Hopewell Junction, NY 12533, United States
Fri May 31st, 2024Julian Gerstin 6tet at BlueBlue 650 A Congress St, Portland ME 9:00 pm
Sat Jun 1st, 2024Julian Gerstin 6tet at the Dragonfly BarnThe Hayloft at Dragonfly Barn
95 Sanborns Grove Rd, Bridgton, ME 04009, United States
Sun Jun 2nd, 2024Julian Gerstin 6-tet at the Loading DockThe Loading Dock
35 Mill St, Unit D, Littleton, NH 03561, United States
Fri Jun 7th, 2024 to Sun Jun 9th, 2024LCFD Spring Camp at PinewoodsPinewoods Camp
80 Cornish Field Rd, Plymouth, MA 02360, United States
Sat Jun 15th, 2024 to Sat Jun 22nd, 2024Dance Music & Spice Week at Camp CavellCamp Cavell, Lexington, MI
Fri Jun 28th, 2024Anna and the Alphabet Experienced ContraGuiding Star Grange #1
401 Chapman St, Greenfield, MA 01301, United States
8:00 pm Adina Gordon calling to the music of "Anna and the Alphabet" (Anna Patton, Sarah Hadley Yakir, Michael Freeman)
Sat Jun 29th, 2024Anna and the Alphabet, Montpelier ContradanceCapital City Grange
6612 VT-12, Montpelier, VT 05602, United States
8:00 pm George Marshall calling to the music of "Anna and the Alphabet" (Anna Patton, Sarah Hadley Yakir, Michael Freeman)
Sat Jul 13th, 2024 to Sat Jul 20th, 2024Family Week at PinewoodsPinewoods Camp
80 Cornish Field Rd, Plymouth, MA 02360, United States
Sun Jul 21st, 2024Zara Bode's Little Big Band 9:00 am Private Event
Fri Sep 6th, 2024 to Sun Sep 8th, 2024Riverjam RompMarlboro College
2582 South Rd, Marlboro, VT 05344, United States
Fri Sep 13th, 2024 to Sun Sep 15th, 2024Echo Summit Dance Weekend with the FigmentsEcho Summit
Echo Lake, CA, United States
Fri Sep 27th, 2024 to Sat Sep 28th, 2024Fynn & Vess do stuff
Fri Oct 18th, 2024Daybreak Trio at the Greenfield ContradanceGuiding Star Grange #1
401 Chapman St, Greenfield, MA 01301, United States
8:00 pm Maya McCormic calls to music by "Daybreak Trio" (Owen Morrison, Naomi Morse, Anna Patton)
Sat Oct 19th, 2024Fall Ball with the Daybreak TrioPeterborough, NH
United States
6:00 pm
Fri Nov 1st, 2024 to Sun Nov 3rd, 2024Hey Fever Dance WeekendOttawa, ON
Fri Jan 24th, 2025 to Sun Jan 26th, 2025SnowBallGulfport, FL
United States