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Annie Patterson Recordings

"Step by Step" - a new live CD with Charlie King

Many of the tracks were recorded at a concert held on Oct 7th in Leverett. 17 tracks altogether including 4 songs by Pete Seeger to held celebrate the upcoming 100th anniversary of his birth. CDs will be shipped on release early in 2019.  ORDER advanced sale of "Step by Step" NOW

"Make Your Move" - Annie's 1st solo jazz/blues CD

Just out! , Annie's first solo jazz/blues recording. This EP contains 4 songs (3 jazz + 1 blues). She is accompanied by 5 outstanding side musicians. The EP includes "Isn't It a Lovely Day", "Here in My Arms", "Never Make Your Move Too Soon" and "Slow Boat to China". Annie has been singing jazz for over 30 years with her band Girls from Mars - this is her first solo recording. Accompanied by outstanding side musicians on bass, piano, sax, and guitar.  ORDER "Make Your Move" NOW

Return to Planet Swing with Girls from Mars

Annie's jazz trio  released a great new jazz recording in 2017, a sequel to their earlier "Planet Swing" CD.  Annie has sung with the swing trio Girls from Mars (Big Nite Out in its earlier incarnation) for over 30 years. Check out their website for calendar updates on their upcoming tours.

Annie's folk CDs:

Mountain Side (2012) was produced by Jim Henry and includes vocals by The Nields, Tracy Grammer, Mary Witt, & Claire Taylor.  Contains 13 of Annie's favorite songs out of Rise Up Singing including songs by Jean Ritchie, Si Kahn, Pete Seeger, and Michael Smith. (If you prefer to order mp3 files: Mountain Side downloads from CDBaby)

Meet Me by the Moonlight (2005) includes banjo tunes, 2 of Annie's own compositions, a stunning a capella rendition of "Bonnie Light Horseman" and a round, The Creation of Eä, with lyrics from a poem by Ursula LeGuin.  (Meet Me by the Moonlight downloads from CDBaby.)

Deep Roots (1995). Thousands of Annie's fans love this first recording of Annie's for its song selection, simplicity and beautiful arrangements. It features Annie singing alone and accompanying herself on banjo and guitar. (Sometimes "less" is much more!) Originally issued on cassette, "Deep Roots" was recently re-issued on CD.

Shine (2017) is a 30-track collection of religious education songs for young children about peace, diversity, faith, gratitude, and building community. Annie produced this CD and is one of several featured vocalists on it. Vocals are accompanied by a wide variety of string and percussion instruments.

This CD was created for a Mennonite/Brethren Church program called Shine that designs religious education programs working for small children. Includes "De Colores", "All God's Critters", Magpie's "Give Light", "Peace Like a River", and a number of lively easy to learn songs from Africa and Latin America. Note: Many songs have Christian content.

Earlier Jazz recordings:

Planet Swing (1995)

Hep Cat Holiday (cassette)

   More information on Girls from Mars.

You can listen to Annie's folk recordings via a playlist on our Youtube channel.

Annie also produced the Rise Up Singing teaching disc series and is the vocalist on the majority of these CDs.

   20% OFF SALE: We are currently offering a 20% discount for orders of 5 or more CDs or songbooks (mix or match). Enter 20off code at checkout. See more details here.

If you would like to buy Annie's swing CDs, write us by clicking on contact and choose the category "Store" or email orders@riseupandsing.org.
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