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  • Mike Curb
    Mike Curb, California's former Lieutenant Governor and Acting Governor, is one of the most prominent figures in the entertainment world and presides over his own independent record label which has laun...
  • Jason Marsalis
    Jason Marsalis (born March 4, 1977) is an American jazz drummer and member of the Marsalis family of musicians. He is the youngest son of Dolores Ferdinand Marsalis and Ellis Marsalis, Jr.
  • Delfeayo Marsalis
    Delfeayo Marsalis (born July 28, 1965) is an American jazz trombonist and record producer.
  • Ellis Marsalis, Jr.
    Ellis Louis Marsalis Jr. (born November 14, 1934) is an American jazz pianist and educator. Active since the late 1940s, Marsalis came to greater attention in the 1980s and 1990s as the patriarch of ...
  • Burt Reynolds (1936 - 2018)
    Burton Leon "Burt" Reynolds, Jr. ( February 11, 1936 - September 6, 2018) was an American stand-up comedian, actor, director, voice artist, and comedian. Some of his memorable roles include Bo 'Bandit'...

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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