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  • Mel Tormé (1925 - 1999)
    Melvin Howard Tormé (September 13, 1925 – June 5, 1999), nicknamed The Velvet Fog, was an American musician, best known as a singer of jazz standards. He was also a jazz composer and ar...
  • Chris René
    From Wikipedia : Christopher "Chris" Rene (previously René; born December 25, 1982) is an American singer-songwriter, musician and producer from Santa Cruz, California. He had been in a band c...
  • Don Fagerquist (1927 - 1974)
    Jazz History Database Find a Grave Birth: Feb. 6, 1927 Worcester Worcester County Massachusetts, USA Death: Jan. 23, 1974 Canoga Park Los Angeles County California, USA Donald Alton Fagerquis...
  • Billy Tipton (1914 - 1989)
    From Wikipedia : William Lee "Billy" Tipton (Born Dorothy Lucille Tipton, December 29, 1914 – January 21, 1989) was an American jazz musician and bandleader. He is also notable for the postmor...
  • Peter Wolf
    Peter Wolf (born Peter W. Blankfield; March 7, 1946) is an American rhythm and blues, soul and rock and roll musician, best known as the lead vocalist for the J. Geils Band from 1967 to 1983. Family ...

For musicians of all nationalities, please see Entertainment industry people.

American musicians are people from the United States who perform or compose music as a profession.

The music of the United States reflects the country's multi-ethnic population through a diverse array of styles. Among the country's most internationally-renowned genres are hip hop, blues, country, rhythm and blues, jazz, barbershop, pop, techno, and rock and roll. After Japan, the United States has the world's second largest music market with a total retail value of 3,635.2 million dollars in 2010 and its music is heard around the world. Since the beginning of the 20th century, some forms of American popular music have gained a near global audience.

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