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Annie & Peter (brief bio)

Co-creators of the popular songbook Rise Up Singing and their new sequel Rise Again, Annie Patterson & Peter Blood have played a central role in helping create a quiet revolution of group singing in North America.

Annie is a singer songwriter, banjo frailer and jazz vocalist with the swing trio, Girls from Mars (which just released a new CD called "Return to Planet Swing". Peter worked closely with Pete Seeger to edit his autobiography Where Have All the Flowers Gone.

They are currently touring the U.S. & Canada with their new songbook (with 1200 more songs) joined by over 50 musicians who have songs in this new collection by Hal Leonard Publications.