On November 23, 2019, over 50 musicians and more than 300 audience members gathered at the Chosewood Arts Complex in Atlanta to celebrate the release of ALL SINGING: THE ELISE WITT SONGBOOK.
Designed by Jessica Lily, with music engraving by David Marcus, the Songbook contains 58 original songs with music notation, lyrics and chords, graphics, photos, and lots of stories.
The concert raised over $12,000 for the Global Village Project, a school for teenage refugee girls with interrupted education, where I serve as Artist-in-Residence and Director of Music Programs.
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3-camera shoot by Forage Films
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I’m so grateful that so many musicians were willing to spend time learning one of my songs, putting their own twist on it, and being a part of the celebration.
Here are the stellar musicians who joined us (in order of appearance):
* Omelika Kuumba & the Global Village Project Drummers - FANGA ALAFIYA
* The Global Village Chorus - I SEE YOU WITH MY HEART
* Mhadi Shabazz - A SINGER POEM
* Kimberli Render w/David Marcus - SINGEN MACHT ALLES GUT
* Angie, Johnny & Jeff Mosier - LIL'S SONG
* DeDe Vogt - LAKE SONG CONVERSATION
* Ann Kilkelly, Carol Burch-Brown & Lisa Mount - NATURAL PHENOMENA
* Gayanne Geurin w/Will Robertson - YOU KNOW
* Gayanne Geurin, Travis McAfee, Deidre McCalla, Sonia Osio - EARBONE
* Travis McAfee - LIKE
* Melanie Hammet - SPIRAL
* Jessica Lily w/Daniel Jenkins - MIMOSA TIME
* The Band of Desperate Men - VENUS BETWEEN US
* John McCutcheon w/Elise Witt - BLESSED NATION
* Joyce Williams w/Elise Witt - ONLY LOVE WILL DO
* Diane Durrett & Melissa Junebug w/Elise Witt - ALL SINGING
* Eugene Wolf - THAT SILVER SLIVER OF A MOON
* Kenneth Johnson w/Mick Kinney - MY DEAREST WISH
* Sara Moylan w/Mick Kinney - AMOEBA
* Tony Godwin - BEES MAKE HONEY
* Deidre McCalla - I DO REMEMBER YOU
* Veronika Jackson - TOO BUSY FOR THE BLUES
* Ken Gregory w/Mick Kinney - PEACE WITH HARMONY
* Mick Kinney w/Evan Kinney & David Marcus - MA ROULOTTE / MY TRAILER
* Rosin Sisters w/Mick Kinney - THE FARMER & THE GYPSY
* Divas - YELLOW BUTTERFLIES
* Lisset & Judith Rodés w/ Mick Kinney & Elise Witt - SET US FREE
I’m excited to share the concert video with you. If you were there, I hope it brings back fond memories, and if you couldn't make it, I hope you enjoy this documentary of an extrordinary musical event!