Here are two things you should know right off about Dan Zanes. First, he is making homemade family music and encouraging similar behaviors in friends and neighbors. Second, he is the guy who is always interested in singing along with people everywhere. Dan is introducing his musical friends to his neighborhood friends and then showing everybody that they can play together and also feel pretty good while doing so. Dan Zanes and Friends have toured the country extensively. They have released six CDs so far with guests including Sheryl Crow, Lou Reed, Philip Glass, Suzanne Vega and Debbie Harry.