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  • Rob Wasserman
    Rob Wasserman is an American, Grammy Award winning upright bass player and NEA grant winning composer. biography From allmusic A very versatile bassist, Rob Wasserman has gained fame for his tril...
  • Sara Siana Wasserman
    A singer/songwriter, recording artist and producer, music has always been an important part of Sara Wasserman’s life. Sara's father is Grammy-winning bassist Rob Wasserman and her mother is musi...
  • Dan Hicks (1941 - 2016)
    Daniel Ivan "Dan" Hicks (December 9, 1941 – February 6, 2016) was an American singer-songwriter who combined cowboy folk, jazz, country, swing, bluegrass, pop, and gypsy music in his sound. He l...
  • Maurice White (1941 - 2016)
    Maurice White, born December 19 1941, died February 4 2016. Founder and leader of Earth, Wind & Fire, "the biggest, showiest black music band of the 1970s." Earth, Wind & Fire was inducted into the R...
  • Edmond Chouteau (1866 - 1923)
    From Chronicles of Oklahoma Volume 13, No. 4 December, 1935 NECROLOGY EDMOND (EDWARD) CHOUTEAU 1866-1923 Edmond Chouteau was born in May, 1866, at Chouteau Station, Kansas, a town that was named af...

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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