Mary Ann started in Coffee houses at age 14. She came to California at age 16 and began playing up and down the west coast. One of the highlights of her career was when she was chosen by the USO (United Service Organization) to entertain stateside and abroad. She and her band toured 37 countries world wide including many embassies, NATO in Macedonia , 49 Nations represented in Bosnia, International Friendship Day in Panama and the Italian and American Navy in Sardinia Italy
Mary Ann Coty is both an accomplished singer and songwriter. Her originals are a mixture of Folk, Rock’n’Roll, Blues and R&B presented with a style often compared to Janis Joplin or Bonnie Raitt and delivered with the soul of Gospel. The songs are about subjects anyone can relate to: love, life, tears and laughter. While you listen you will feel the charisma, the power and the freedom of your soul as you “Give In” to her perceptive imagination.