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Nancy Rost

Rank #6 US Madison, WI Singer Songwriter / Jazz


Sounds Like: Nellie McKay, Tori Amos, Fiona Apple, Randy Newman, Bjork

Bio: Nancy Rost has been called "the love child of Tom Lehrer and Tom Waits" (KnowYourMusic.com). Her distinctive songs combine a jazz-influenced piano style with lyrics that are quirky, witty and heartfelt, often all at once.

This former toy-piano-playing street musician has garnered songwriting awa... See Full Bio

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The magic of collaboration
Aug 8, 2012
I had the good fortune to spend last weekend with twenty songwriters from around... [more]
62 songs and counting
Aug 28, 2008
Since July 4, I've been participating in the "50 Songs in 90 Days" challenge, wh... [more]
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  • cc williams (Artist) cc williams
    I love the chord progressions on "The New Sideways/"
    music and voice are really good!!!
  • Kerry Leigh (Artist) Kerry Leigh
    Full, well-crafted songwriting supported by well-executed performance and strong production! -- Kerry
  • Ben Aaron (Artist) Ben Aaron
    Great songs here, Nancy! You have a plethera of different sounds. I'm sure you put on a great show! From another songster, -Ben Aaron
  • That Unknown Something (Artist) That Unknown Something
    'Lo Nancy, Your songs sounds great on Reverbnation, too. ;-) J
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Q: Hi again Nancy...how fun to connect with you now! I didn't remember comparing hands, but it's interesting that we did and they were similar. Good piano hands! I hope you're doing well. Your sister?
A: Likewise, Pat! My sister now lives in California, practices law, and has two children. We're both doing well. Let's stay in touch! My contact info is at my website, nancyrost.com.

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