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  • Seth Avett
    Timothy Seth Avett (born July 30, 1980) is one of the lead singers and founding members of the American folk-rock band The Avett Brothers. Avett sings and plays guitar, drums, and piano for the band ...
  • Scott Avett
    Scott Yancey Avett (born June 19, 1976) is one of the lead singers and founding members of the folk-rock band, The Avett Brothers. Avett primarily plays the banjo but also plays harmonica, drums, pia...
  • Jack Teagarden (1905 - 1964)
    Jazz Musician, Actor, Singer. Jack Teagarden was not only an excellent and unique jazz trombone player but his raspy singing style made him a respected blues vocalist. He spent long periods during his ...
  • Charles Eugene Teagarden (1913 - 1984)
    son of Charles Woodbury Teagarden and Helen Giengar . Younger brother of Jack Teagarden . From Teagarden Book - Vogt 1988 WWII, US Army ground forces in Europe for 3 years. A professional musician wh...
  • Abbey Lincoln (1930 - 2010)
    Personal Quote: Her relationship with Max Roach: It wasn't a dream of mine to be a star, so Max came along at the right time to help save me from myself. Otherwise, I would have become an alcohol...

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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