Nudge Squidfish is a native Ohio songwriter and former March of Dimes poster child. He began his musical career at age 15 after meeting Jimi Hendrix back stage. Over the years he has worked with; or been involved with, the Ohio Players, Ted Nugent, Rush, Spoon, Crime and the City Solution, Guide By Voices, Donavan, Mini Pearl, Beck Bogart and Appice, Lee Greenwood, Dwight Yoakam, Rick Rubin, Nick Cave, Bobby Bear and many, many others in the music business. While living in Nashville Tennessee, and with guidance from the Denny Music Publishing Group and the Grand Old Opera Association, he released two LPs. As a member of the Nashville Songwriters Association and ASCAP he attend songwriting classes at Belmont College. He also attended Columbus State Community College and later majored in philosophy at OSU. While still being active in live stage work he currently manages a non-profit film and record label; which promotes local talent via the Internet. He has toured the US and Canada for Warner Brothers Records.