Elise’s provocative songs ask you to think, to act, to enjoy, to fully engage in life.
Terry Garthwaite, Composer, Recording Artist, Performer
Elise Witt has outdone herself with the publication of her new book of songs. All of her songs are in one place, beautifully transcribed and beautifully laid out. The book is very user-friendly and lovingly created. Her fans thank her for making these wonderful songs available all in one place!
Sally Rogers, Master teaching artist, Songwriter, Performer
A beautiful and breathtaking songbook in its variety of wonderful songs, its scope of musical styles and subjects, its accessible and lovely artistic design, and its charming stories about each piece as well as about Elise’s remarkable journey through her musical life! Elise’s brilliant artistry shines through these pages!
Joanne Hammil, Composer, Performer, Choral Director
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Musicians honor Atlanta songstress for her contributions. Elise Witt, one of the godmothers of vocalism in Atlanta, has coached and counseled singers all over the world. Hundreds have subscribed to her classes in town and thousands have heard her perform, as a bandleader, a soloist and choral director.
Ever since Elise Witt moved to Atlanta in 1977, the acclaimed folk singer, educator and activist has made it her duty to foster community through song.
“This is the body of work,” Witt says. “Everything I do is extremely eclectic. There are songs in the songbook you can sit at home and play on your guitar, songs you can sing with friends on the front porch and songs you can sing with a choir.”
Lois Reitzes talks with Atlanta-based singer/songwriter Elise Witt about the “All Singing: The Elise Witt Songbook Release Concert.”
Few contemporary artists come close to matching Witt’s impact on the number of communities she has become a part of in order to help them through her deeds and music. From her modest Pine Lake home to countries the world over, Witt reaches people everywhere with her determined sense of social justice and equality for all and her commitment to advocating for the neediest among us.
“North Avenue Lounge”
Host Shannon Turner speaks with Amani Women Center Doris Mukangu and Global Village Project Music Director Elise Witt about their work in the community of Clarkston, known as “the most diverse square mile in the US.”