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Rise Again Tour Performers

The following artists are among those who have or will be joining us (Annie Patterson & Peter Blood) at one or more release concerts for Rise Again - along with some of the songs in Rise Again that they've written and/or recorded:

Ysaye Barnwell - formerly of Sweet Honey in the Rock  (Breaths, On Children) - had to cancel ]

Lou & Peter Berryman  (Why Am I Painting the Living Room?, Your State's Name Here)

Brooklyn Women's Chorus (Something Inside So Strong) 

Tom Chapin  (Commonn Ground, Family Tree, This Pretty Planet) 

Joe Crookston  (Fall Down as the Rain, Good Luck John) 

May Erlewine (half of "Seth & May" - Shine On, the song Rise Up Singing)

emma's revolution - Pat Humphries & Sandy O  (Bound for Freedom, Swimming to the Other Side)

Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer  (Names, When the Rain Comes Down, Wherever You Go)

Aaron Fowler & Laura Dungan  (Holy Spirit Come, Rise As One)

John Flynn  (Like Woody Done, A Manatee Sneezed on Me)

Lee Gilmore (blues, gospel & jazz singer - founder of "Baltimore Voices")

Eve Goldberg  (Old Tin Cup)

James Gordon  (Frobisher Bay)

Bev Grant  (We Were There)

Bill Harley  (It's a Long Way, Walk a Mile) 

Kim & Reggie Harris  (High Over the Hudson, Roll On Woody)

Linda Hirschhorn  (I Have a Million Nightengales, Sim Shalom)

Joe Jencks  (of Brother Sun - Hands, his Rise As One on pg. 258 in STRUGGLE)

Robert Jones & Matt Watroba ("songs that matter")

Cindy Kallet & Greg Larsen / Kallet, Epstein & Cicone  (Ready for the Storm, Tide & the River Rising)

Charlie King  (Bring Back the 8 Hour Day, Wrap That Rascal)

Bonnie Lockhart  (Dignity)

Magpie - Greg Artzner & Terry Leonino  (Long Kesh, We Belong to the Earth)

John McCutcheon  (Christmas in the Trenches, Happy Adoption Day, Kindergarten Wall)

Mustard's Retreat  (Gather the Family, Simple Faith)

Jay Mankita (From a Dog's Stance, Living Planet)

Rick Nestler (The River That Flows Both Ways)

Carrie Newcomer  (Gathering of Spirits, If Not Now)

The Nields  (Creek's Gonna Rise, Your House Is Strong)

Jan Nigro  (Walk a Mile)

Tom Paxton (Peace Will Come, There Goes the Mountain)

Sarah Pirtle  (Colors of Earth, My Roots Go Down)

Sally Rogers  (Pass Them On, We Will Build This House)

Jean Rohe (National Anthem - Arise! Arise!)

Betsy Rose  (Coming Into My Years, For the Mothers, May You Walk)

David Roth (I Stand for Love, That Kind of Grace) 

Sparky & Rhonda Rucker  (I'm Gonna Sit at the Welcome Table, Corrina) 

Nancy Schimmel  (1492, In My Bones)

Fred Small  (Annie, I Will Stand Fast)

Be Steadwell

Susan Stark (Live Up to the Light)

Tony Turner  (Circle of Song pg. 244 in SING)

Sam Turton  (I'm On My Way)

Two of a Kind  (Four Hands, Powerful Voice)

Aileen Vance  (Let Justice Roll Down)

Katherine Wheatley  (her Hallelujah - on pg. 64 in FAMILY, Some Sweet Country)

Elise Witt (communal singing workshops & concerts) http://elisewitt.com/web/

Mary Witt (jazz, swing, Motown) http://theotones.com/


Note: Most of these artists are members (as we are) of AFM Local 1000, the Traveling Musicians' Union.