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

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)