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  • Mary Chapin Carpenter
    Mary Chapin Carpenter (born February 21, 1958) is an American singer, songwriter and musician. Carpenter spent several years singing in Washington, D.C., clubs before signing in the late 1980s with C...
  • Tom Lehrer
    From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Thomas Andrew Lehrer (born April 9, 1928) is an American singer-songwriter, satirist, pianist, and mathematician. He has lectured on mathematics and musical thea...
  • Hillel Slovak (1962 - 1988)
    Hillel Slovak ‏(Hebrew: הלל סלובק‎; April 13, 1962 – June 25, 1988) was an Israeli-American musician best known as the ori...
  • Max Weinberg (1951 - d.)
    Max Weinberg (born April 13, 1951) is an American drummer and television personality, most widely known as the longtime drummer for Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band and as the bandleader for Conan O...
  • Herbie Mann (1930 - 2003)
    Herbert Jay Solomon (April 16, 1930 – July 1, 2003),[1] known by his stage name Herbie Mann, was an American jazz flautist and important early practitioner of world music. Early in his career,...

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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