"More than anything, I enjoy composing, song arrangement, and doing what I call piano ninja performance (which is just showing up at a place that has a lonely piano and start playing). Bass guitar performance is still my favorite when I play live shows with other musicians. Some of the instruments I play (some way better than others): piano, bass guitar, violin, mandolin, guitar, standard drum kit, and percussion."
Tracy Monaco is a solo artist based in Sarasota, Florida who formed Neptune's Daughter in 2007.
She began playing the piano and violin at age nine, eventually performing and competing in the local school orchestras and Prince George's County Jr. Orchestra in the Washington, D.C. metro area. In her twenties, she taught herself the bass guitar and went on to join several bands in the D.C. area, including The Passion Flowers. She's performed, written and recorded music under the stage name, Roxy DelMonaco, with Boulder, Colorado based bands Yukon and The G-String Theory. She's also had the privilage of performing with such talented, independent music artists as Laurie Dameron, Matti Ardison, and Maxim Velour.
At age eight, she received a 120 cartridge camera from her grandfather and has been taking pictures ever since. Her main photographic subjects are nature, landscapes, and architecture. Every page of the web site features her photographs, including the album covers.
Tracy began writing poetry in college after taking several English and creative writing courses. She has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Maryland and two "Editor's Choice Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Poetry" from the National Library of Poetry.
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