- Madison Music Foundry
I teach piano, music theory and songwriting here. This "musician's workshop" offers education (lessons, classes, band workshops) as well as rehearsal space and recording facilities.
- February Album Writing Month
- Annual challenge to write 14 songs during the month of February. I've participated for the last three years and cannot recommend it enough.
- Two Johns & A Nancy
Two Johns & A Nancy are John Crossman, John Argentiero and Nancy Rost, three songwriters from Madison, WI creating an eclectic mélange of acoustic folk-pop-rock-jazz Americana. With a wide variety of intersecting musical styles, strange collections of instruments and unique presentations of original songs, Two Johns & A Nancy offer up soundscapes that combine the traditional and the experimental.
- Madison Area Ukulele Initiative
A super-fun community ukulele group facilitating sing-along-strum-alongs and philanthropic performances. I play bass guitar with these guys.
- Girls Rock Camp Madison
Girls Rock Camp Madison is an intense, one week day-camp for girls ages 8-18. Campers of all skill levels learn guitar, drums, keyboards, bass and vocals, form a band, write a song and perform at the end of week for friends, family, and hundreds of screaming fans. I'm proud to teach here as a keyboard instructor and band coach.
- Likely Stories
Collaborative trio with Tracy Jane Comer, Dave Schindele. Active from 2007-2009. Includes video footage and a storybook of our self-titled album.
- Extraordinary music by my friend and now frequent collaborator based in London.
- Aaron Nathans
Great storytelling lyrics with Aaron's unique personality. A big influence on me in Madison, Aaron now lives and performs in Delaware, often with duo partner Michael G. Ronstadt.
- Eric Agner
I always enjoy co-writing with Eric. He's also a bassist and graphic designer in Washington, D.C.
- Dillfrog Muse
Great rhyming dictionary resource by the multi-talented Plat.
- Burr Settles
Founder of February Album Writing Month, computer scientist, all-around interesting person.
- Eric Distad
- Check out Eric's new band Traitor Mouse.
- Tracy Jane Comer
- Songwriter, singer, guitarist, cellist, pianist I'm lucky enough to work with.
- Stephen Lee Rich
- Your friendly, neighborhood yodeling cowboy and host of the most welcoming open mic in town.
- Nancy's MySpace page
A link for old time's sake.