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Nancy Rost

Nancy Rost

Singer Songwriter / Jazz Madison, WI  US
Drive-Through Wedding Halls
Drive-Through Wedding Halls
Don't Pay Me In Beer
Don't Pay Me In Beer
The Shape Of Things To Come
The Shape Of Things To Come
Area Man - live at Uncommon Ground
Area Man - live at Uncommon Ground
Golden Gate
Golden Gate


Rattle of the Rails


  • 2014

    Nov 7

    Verona, WI, US | 7:30pm

    Songwriter Showcase.

  • 2014

    Oct 3

    Verona, WI, US | 7:30pm

    Songwriter Showcase starts at 7:30, followed by open mic.

  • 2014

    Sep 13

    Verona, WI, US | 7:00pm

    Two Johns & A Nancy - singer-songwriter supergroup of acoustic awesomeness.

  • 2014

    Aug 10

    New Glarus, WI, US | 6:00pm

    Summer Concert Series. Sing along with 23 ukulele players!

  • 2014

    Jul 12

    Madison, WI, US | 7:00pm

    Two Johns & A Nancy play original acoustic music and discuss songwriting.


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  • cc williams (Artist)
    cc williams
    I love the chord progressions on "The New Sideways/"
  • EURO ROJAS (NANO) (Artist)
    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


  • Piano lessons at Madison Music Foundry


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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Recent Blogs

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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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.

Asked by Pat Holmberg. Answered on Thu Jan 02 2014

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