3 Deep (album) 3 Deep is the third studio release from the popular late-eighties soul trio Surface.
3rd Faze 3rd Faze was an all-girl pop trio formed by HealthSouth Corporation and its former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Richard M. Scrushy to perform on HealthSouth's Go For It! Roadshow, a tour...
A Guy Called Gerald Gerald Rydel Simpson (born 16 February 1967, Moss Side, Manchester, England), better known as A Guy Called Gerald, is a British musician, record producer and DJ.
Aaron Copland Aaron Copland (November 14, 1900December 2, 1990) was an American composer, composition teacher, writer, and later in his career a conductor of his own and other American music.
Abe Schwartz Abe Schwartz (1881–1963) was a well-known klezmer musician of the 1920s.
Acceptance (band) Acceptance was an alternative Christian rock band from Seattle, Washington, formed in 1998.
Ada Jones Ada Jones (June 1, 1873 – May 2, 1922) was a popular mezzo-soprano who recorded from 1905 to the early 1920s.
Adele Adele Laurie Blue Adkins MBE (born 5 May 1988) is an English singer-songwriter.
Aerosmith Aerosmith is an American hard rock band, sometimes referred to as "The Bad Boys from Boston" and "America's Greatest Rock and Roll Band."
Al Di Meola Al Di Meola (born Al Laurence Dimeola, July 22, 1954 in Jersey City, New Jersey) is an acclaimed American jazz fusion and Latin jazz guitarist, composer, and record producer of Italian origin (f...
Al Johnson (musician) Alfred Orlando "Al" Johnson (1948 – October 26, 2013) was an American R&B singer, writer, arranger and producer.
Alan Silva Alan Silva (born Alan Treadwell da Silva, Bermuda, January 22, 1939) is an American free jazz double bassist and keyboard player.
Albert Campbell (singer) Albert Charles Campbell (August 19, 1872 – January 25, 1947) was an American popular music singer who recorded between the late 1890s and the 1920s.
Albert Dailey Albert Dailey (June 16, 1939, Baltimore, Maryland – June 26, 1984, Denver, Colorado) was an American jazz pianist.
Alberta Hunter Alberta Hunter (April 1, 1895 – October 17, 1984) was an American blues singer, songwriter, and nurse.
Alessandro Bonci Alessandro Bonci (February 10, 1870 – August 10, 1940) was an Italian lyric tenor known internationally for his association with the bel canto repertoire.
Alexis Korner Alexis Korner (19 April 1928 – 1 January 1984) was a blues musician and radio broadcaster, who has sometimes been referred to as "a founding father of British Blues".
Ali Vegas Ollie Williams (born February 23, 1983), better known by his stage name, Ali Vegas is an American rapper from Queens, New York and founder of the record labels Council Recordings and Rich ...
Alice in Chains Alice in Chains is an American rock band formed in Seattle, Washington, in 1987 by guitarist and songwriter Jerry Cantrell and original lead vocalist Layne Staley.
Alvin Batiste Alvin Batiste was an avant garde jazz clarinetist born in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Alvin Lee Alvin Lee (born Graham Anthony Barnes, 19 December 1944 – 6 March 2013) was a British guitarist and singer, best known as the lead guitarist and singer with the blues-rock band Ten Ye...
Amerie Amerie Mi Marie Rogers (born January 12, 1978 in Fitchburg, Massachusetts), known professionally as Amerie or Ameriie, is an American singer, songwriter, producer and actress.
Ameriie Amerie Mi Marie Rogers (born January 12, 1980), known professionally as Amerie or Ameriie, is an American singer-songwriter, record producer, and actress.
André Gagnon André Gagnon, OC, a renowned Canadian composer, conductor, arranger and actor was born 2 August 1942 in Saint-Pacôme-de-Kamouraska, Quebec, Canada.
André Popp André Charles Jean Popp (born 19 February 1924) is a French composer, arranger and screenwriter.
Andy Williams Howard Andrew "Andy" Williams (December 3, 1927 – September 25, 2012) was an American popular music singer.
Anita Bryant Anita Jane Bryant (born March 25, 1940) is an American singer, former Miss Oklahoma beauty pageant winner, former spokeswoman for the Florida Citrus Commission (marketing orange juice), and outs...
Aqualung (musician) Matt Hales (born 17 January 1972) is an English songwriter, musician, and record producer who has been performing professionally under the name Aqualung since the early 2000s.
Aretha Franklin Aretha Louise Franklin (born March 25, 1942) is an American singer and musician.
Arlene Harden Ava "Arlene" Harden (born March 1, 1945 in England, Arkansas) is an American country music singer.
Art Blakey Arthur "Art" Blakey (October 11, 1919 – October 16, 1990), known later as Abdullah Ibn Buhaina, was an American Grammy Award-winning jazz drummer and bandleader.
Art Garfunkel Arthur Ira "Art" Garfunkel (born November 5, 1941) is a Grammy Award-winning American singer, poet, and Golden Globe-nominated actor best known for being one half of the folk duo Simon & Garfunk...
Art Gillham Art Gillham, (January 1, 1895, St. Louis, Missouri – June 6, 1961, Atlanta, Georgia), was an American songwriter, who was among the first crooners as a pioneer radio artist and a recording artis...
Arthur Blythe Arthur Blythe (born May 7, 1940, in Los Angeles, California) is an American jazz alto saxophonist and composer.
Arthur Collins (singer) Arthur Francis Collins was an American singer who recorded a significant number of early records.
Arvid Franzen Arvid Franzen (1899-1961) was a Swedish-born accordionist and bandleader, whose live performances and numerous recordings made him a household name in Scandinavian communities throughout the Uni...
Ashley Monroe Ashley Monroe (born September 10, 1986, Knoxville, Tennessee, United States) is an American country music singer-songwriter.
Aster Aweke Aster Aweke (አስቴር አወቀ, ʾAster ʾAwäḳä) is an Ethiopian singer living in the United States.
Axis of Justice Axis of Justice is a non-profit organization co-founded by Serj Tankian and Tom Morello.
Azteca (band) Azteca was an American Latin rock/jazz fusion group formed in 1972, started by percussionists Coke Escovedo and his brother Pete Escovedo, who had just finished stints with Latin rock pioneering...
Babatunde Olatunji Babatunde Olatunji (April 7, 1927 – April 6, 2003) was a Nigerian drummer, educator, social activist and recording artist.
Band of Horses Band of Horses, originally known briefly as Horses, is an American rock band formed in 2004 in Seattle by Ben Bridwell.
Barbecue Bob Robert Hicks, better known as Barbecue Bob (September 11, 1902 – October 21, 1931) was an early American Piedmont blues musician.
Barry De Vorzon Barry De Vorzon (born July 31, 1934, New York City) is an American singer, songwriter, producer, and composer.
Bel Canto (band) Bel Canto is a Norwegian music duo, originally a trio, fronted by vocalist Anneli Drecker, and signed originally to Crammed Discs.
Benny Goodman Benjamin David "Benny" Goodman (May 30, 1909 – June 13, 1986) was an American jazz and swing musician, clarinetist and bandleader, known as the "King of Swing".
Bette Midler Bette Midler (born December 1, 1945), also known by her informal stage name The Divine Miss M, is an American singer-songwriter, actress, comedian, film producer and entrepreneur.
Beyoncé Knowles Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter, simply known as Beyoncé, (born September 4, 1981) is an American recording artist and actress.
Bianca Ryan Bianca Taylor Ryan (born September 1, 1994) is an American singer and guitarist from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Big Walter Horton Walter Horton, better known as Big Walter Horton or Walter "Shakey" Horton, (April 6, 1918 – December 8, 1981) was an American blues harmonica player.
Bill Withers William Harrison "Bill" Withers, Jr. (born July 4, 1938) is an American singer-songwriter and musician who performed and recorded from 1970 until 1985.
Billie Holiday Billie Holiday (born Eleanora Fagan April 7, 1915 – July 17, 1959) was an American jazz singer and songwriter.
Billy Golden William B. Shires (June 9, 1858 – January 29, 1926), who performed and recorded as Billy Golden, was an American blackface comic and singer who was a popular recording artist between...
Billy Joe Royal Billy Joe Royal (born April 3, 1942, Valdosta, Georgia, United States) is an American singer.
Billy Joe Shaver Billy Joe Shaver (born August 16, 1939, Corsicana, Texas, United States) is a Texas country music singer and songwriter.
Billy Walker (musician) William Marvin "Billy" Walker (January 14, 1929 - May 21, 2006) was an American country music singer and guitarist best known for his 1962 hit, "(I'd Like to Be In) Charlie's Shoes".
Black Note Black Note were an American jazz ensemble formed in 1991.
Blackhawk (band) Blackhawk is an American country music group founded in 1992 by Henry Paul (lead vocals, mandolin, acoustic guitar), Van Stephenson (background vocals, electric guitar), and Dave Robbins (backgr...
Bloodhound Gang Bloodhound Gang is an American band which began as a hip hop group but branched out into other genres, including alternative rock, punk rock, and electronic rock, as their career progressed.
Bob Dylan Bob Dylan (born Robert Allen Zimmerman, May 24, 1941) is an American musician, singer-songwriter, artist, and writer.
Bob Roberts (singer) Robert A. "Bob" Roberts (April 27, 1879 – January 21, 1930) sometimes referred to as "Ragtime" Bob Roberts, was an American novelty singer in the early years of the 20th century.
Bobby Edwards Bobby Edwards (born Robert Edward Moncrief January 18, 1926 – July 31, 2012) was an American country singer who recorded between 1959 and 1964.
Bobby Hutcherson Bobby Hutcherson (born January 27, 1941, in Los Angeles, California) is a jazz vibraphone and marimba player.
Bohumir Kryl Bohumir Kryl (1875–1961) was a Czech-American financial executive and art collector who is most famous as a cornetist, bandleader, and pioneer recording artist, for both his solo work and as a l...
Bonnie Guitar Bonnie Guitar (born Bonnie Buckingham March 25, 1923 in Seattle, Washington) is an American Country-Pop Singer.
Bonnie Tyler Bonnie Tyler (born Gaynor Hopkins; 8 June 1951) is a Welsh singer and occasional songwriter.
Bootsy Collins William Earl "Bootsy" Collins (born October 26, 1951 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA) is an American musician, and singer-songwriter.
Boys Like Girls Boys Like Girls is an American rock band from Massachusetts.
Br'oZ Br'oZ is a short-lived Brazilian vocal group and boy band, formed in the second season of the reality show Popstars, broadcast by SBT in 2003.
Bradley Gaskin Bradley Gaskin (born in Gadsden, Alabama) is an American country music singer-songwriter.
Brandi Carlile Brandi M. Carlile (born June 1, 1981) is an American alternative country and folk rock singer-songwriter.
Breathe Carolina Breathe Carolina is an American electronic rock band from Denver, Colorado, currently composed of David Schmitt and a live band.
Brian Blade Brian Blade (born July 25, 1970) in Shreveport, Louisiana is an American jazz drummer, composer, session musician, and singer-songwriter.
Brice Long William Brice Long is an American country music singer.
Bruce Haack Bruce Clinton Haack (May 4, 1931–September 26, 1988) was a musician and composer, and a pioneer within the realm of electronic music.
Bruce Hornsby Bruce Randall Hornsby (born November 23, 1954) is an American singer and keyboardist known for the spontaneity and creativity of his live performances, Hornsby draws frequently from classical, j...
Bruce Springsteen Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen (born September 23, 1949) is an American musician and singer-songwriter.
Buckner & Garcia Buckner & Garcia was a musical duo consisting of Jerry Buckner and Gary Garcia from Akron, Ohio.
Bud Freeman Lawrence "Bud" Freeman (April 13, 1906 – March 15, 1991) was an American jazz musician, bandleader, and composer, known mainly for playing the tenor saxophone, but also able at the clarinet.
Buddy Jewell Buddy Jewell Jr. (born April 2, 1961) is an American country music singer who was the first winner on the USA Network talent show Nashville Star.
Buddy Moss Eugene "Buddy" Moss (January 16, 1914 – October 19, 1984) was, in the estimation of many blues scholars one of two the most influential East Coast blues guitarists to record in the period ...
Burl Ives Burl Icle Ivanhoe Ives (June 14, 1909 – April 14, 1995) was an American actor, writer, and folk music singer.
BWP (group) BWP (Bytches With Problems), was a female rap duo that consisted of Lyndah and Tanisha.
Byron Stingily Byron Stingily is an African American R&B and house-music singer born in Chicago, Illinois, known for his falsetto voice.
C+C Music Factory C+C Music Factory is an American dance and hip hop group formed in 1989 by David Cole and Robert Clivillés that stopped recording in 1996, following Cole's death.
Caitlin & Will Caitlin & Will was an American country music duo, consisting of members Caitlin Lynn and Will Snyder, that rose to fame when they won season one of CMT's Can You Duet.
Cal Stewart Cal Stewart was a pioneer in vaudeville and early sound recordings.
Calamity Jane (band) Calamity Jane was an American, all-female country music band composed of Mary Fielder (guitar), Mary Ann Kennedy (drums), Linda Moore (bass guitar) and Pam Rose (lead vocals).
Calvin Harris Adam Richard Wiles (born 17 January 1984), better known by his stage name Calvin Harris, is a Scottish DJ, singer, songwriter, and record producer.
Caravelli Caravelli, real name Claude Vasori (12 September 1930, Paris) is a French orchestra leader, composer and arranger of orchestral music.
Carl King (singer) Carl King (born Carl Preston King, 1 October 1949, Beckenham, Kent), also known as Karl King, is a British singer and songwriter, who released two singles on CBS in 1966 and 1967.
Carl Perkins Carl Lee Perkins (April 9, 1932 – January 19, 1998) was an American rockabilly musician who recorded most notably at Sun Records Studio in Memphis, Tennessee, beginning in 1954.
Carlos Santana Carlos Santana (born July 20, 1947) is a Mexican and American musician who first became famous in the late 1960s and early 1970s with his band, Santana, which pioneered a fusion of rock and Lati...
Carsten Woll Carsten Woll was a leading Norwegian-American singer and recording artist of the 1910s and 1920s.
Casey James Casey Everett James (born May 31, 1982) is an American singer and guitarist from Fort Worth, Texas, who was the third-place finalist on the ninth season of American Idol and is signed to Col...
Catherine Lara Catherine Lara (born Catherine Bodet 29 May 1945 in Poissy, Yvelines) is a French violinist, composer and singer.
Catherine Wheel Catherine Wheel were an English alternative rock band from Great Yarmouth.
Cedar Walton Cedar Anthony Walton, Jr. (January 17, 1934 – August 19, 2013) was an American hard bop jazz pianist.
Celine Dion Céline Marie Claudette Dion, (born 30 March 1968) is a Canadian singer.
Charles Agnew Charles Agnew (circa 1901 – October 25, 1978) was a popular dance-band leader.
Charles Davis Tillman Charles Davis Tillman (1861 March 20, Tallassee, Alabama – 1943 September 2, Atlanta, Georgia)—also known as Charlie D. Tillman, Charles Tillman, Charlie Tillman, and C. D. Tillman—was a popular...
Charles Earland Charles Earland (May 24, 1941 – December 11, 1999) was an American jazz composer, organist, and saxophonist in the soul jazz idiom.
Charles G. Widdén Charles G. Widdén was a Swedish-born singer and comedian in the first quarter of the 20th century.
Charles Mingus Charles Mingus Jr. (April 22, 1922 – January 5, 1979) was a highly influential American jazz double bassist, composer and bandleader.
Charles Thompson (jazz) Charles Phillip Thompson (born Springfield, Ohio, 21 March 1918) is an American swing and bebop pianist, organist and arranger.
Charles W. Clark Charles William Clark (15 October 1865 – 4 August 1925) was an American baritone singer and vocalist teacher.
Charlie Christian Charles Henry "Charlie" Christian (July 29, 1916 – March 2, 1942) was an American swing and jazz guitarist.
Charlotte Church Charlotte Maria Church (born Charlotte Maria Reed; 21 February 1986) is a Welsh singer-songwriter, actress and television presenter.
Chase Rice Chase Rice (born September 19, 1986) is an American country music singer and songwriter.
Cher Cher (born Cherilyn Sarkisian; May 20, 1946) is an American singer and actress.
Cheryl Lynn Lynda Cheryl Smith-Sunset (born March 11, 1957), known better by her professional name Cheryl Lynn, is an American disco, R&B and soul singer known best for her 1978 disco song, "Got to Be...
Chet Atkins Chester Burton "Chet" Atkins (June 20, 1924 – June 30, 2001) was an American guitarist, occasional vocalist and record producer who, along with Owen Bradley, created the smoother country mu...
Chet Baker Chesney Henry "Chet" Baker, Jr. (December 23, 1929 – May 13, 1988) was an American jazz trumpeter, flugelhornist and vocalist.
Chicago (band) Chicago is an American rock band formed in 1967 in Chicago, Illinois.
Chris Whitley Christopher Becker Whitley (August 31, 1960 – November 20, 2005) was an American blues/rock singer-songwriter and guitarist.
Christian Kane Christian Kane (born June 27, 1974) is an American actor and singer and songwriter.
Cindy Valentine Cindy Valentine (Valentine Cinzia Leone) is an Italian born composer, producer and performing artist, raised in Toronto, Canada who is now a U.S. citizen, residing primarily in New York, New York.
Cissy Houston Emily "Cissy" Houston (née Drinkard; born September 30, 1933) is an American soul, gospel singer.
Claude Bolling Claude Bolling (born 10 April 1930), is a renowned French jazz pianist, composer, arranger, and occasional actor.
Claude King Claude King (February 5, 1923 – March 7, 2013) was an American country music singer and songwriter, best known for his million selling 1962 hit, "Wolverton Mountain".
Clodagh Rodgers Clodagh Rodgers (English pronunciation: Clo-da) (born 5 March 1947) is a singer and actress from Northern Ireland, best known for her hit singles including, "Come Back and Shake Me" and "Jack in...
Clutch (band) Clutch is an American rock band from Frederick, Maryland, formed in 1990.
Cole Deggs & the Lonesome Cole Deggs & the Lonesome was an American country music band founded in 2006 by Cole Deggs (lead vocals), Shade Deggs (bass guitar), David Wallace (lead guitar, vocals), Jimmy Wallace (keyboards...
Compost (band) Compost was an American jazz fusion ensemble, that released two albums for Columbia Records.
Connie Smith Connie Smith (born Constance June Meador; August 14, 1941) is an American country music artist.
Consequence (rapper) Dexter Raymond Mills, Jr. (born June 14, 1977), better known by his stage name Consequence, is an American hip hop recording artist from Queens, New York City, New York.
Court Yard Hounds Court Yard Hounds is an American country music and folk duo, founded by sisters Martie Maguire and Emily Robison.
Crazy Town Crazy Town (also known as CxT) is an American rap metal band formed in 1995 by Bret Mazur and Seth Binzer.
Curt Boettcher Curt Boettcher (January 7, 1944 – June 14, 1987) was an American singer, songwriter, musician, and record producer from Wisconsin.
Cypress Hill Cypress Hill is an American hip hop group from South Gate, California.
D. J. Rogers D.J. Rogers is an American singer, songwriter, record producer and multi-instrumentalist.
D. Train D-Train (sometimes written as D Train, D. Train or "D" Train) was an American R&B duo that scored several significant hits on both the Billboard Dance and R&B charts during...
Daft Punk Daft Punk is a French electronic music duo consisting of musicians Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter.
Dan Murphy Dan Murphy (born Daniel Murphy, July 12, 1962, Duluth, Minnesota) is best known as the guitarist for the American band, Soul Asylum.
Dan Murphy (musician) Dan Murphy achieved fame as a co-founder and now a former lead guitarist for the alternative rock band, Soul Asylum.
Darrell McCall Darrell McCall (born April 30, 1940) is a country music performer, known for his honky tonk and traditional country musical style at the height of his career in the 1960s, and his return to popu...
Dave (singer) Dave is the stage name of Wouter Otto Levenbach (born May 4, 1944), a Francophone singer from the Netherlands who had a string of number one hits in France in the 1970s.
Dave Brubeck Quartet The Dave Brubeck Quartet is an American jazz quartet, founded in 1951 by Dave Brubeck and originally featuring Paul Desmond on saxophone and Brubeck on piano.
Dave Burrell Dave Burrell (born September 10, 1940) is an American jazz pianist.
Dave Mason David Thomas "Dave" Mason (born 10 May 1946) is an English singer-songwriter and guitarist from Worcester, who first found fame with the rock band Traffic.
Dave Pirner David Anthony "Dave" Pirner (born April 16, 1964) is an American songwriter, singer, and producer best known as the lead vocalist and frontman for the alternative rock band Soul Asylum.
David Bowie David Robert Jones (born 8 January 1947), known by his stage name David Bowie, is an English musician, singer-songwriter, record producer, actor and arranger.
David Brown (musician) David Brown (February 15, 1950 – September 4, 2000) was the primary bass guitar player for the band Santana from 1966 until 1971, then again from 1973 until 1976.
David Lindley (musician) David Perry Lindley (born March 21, 1944, San Marino, California) is an American musician who is notable for his work with Jackson Browne, Warren Zevon, and other rock musicians.
David Rogers (singer) David Rogers (born March 27, 1936 in Atlanta, Georgia; died August 10, 1993) was an American country music artist.
David S. Ware David Spencer Ware (November 7, 1949 – October 18, 2012) was an American jazz saxophonist, composer, and bandleader.
David Steinberg David Steinberg (born August 9, 1942) is a Canadian comedian, actor, writer, director, and author.
David Sánchez (musician) David Sánchez, born September 1968, is a Grammy-winning jazz tenor saxophonist from Puerto Rico.
Debora Iyall Debora Kay Iyall (born 29 April 1954), professional name “Debora Iyall” a Cowlitz Native American, is an artist and was lead singer for the new wave band Romeo Void.
Denny Zeitlin Denny Zeitlin (born 10 April 1938, Chicago, Illinois) is an American jazz pianist and composer, and a clinical professor of psychiatry at University of California, San Francisco.
Depeche Mode Depeche Mode are an English electronic band formed in 1980 in Basildon, Essex.
Derek Trucks Derek Trucks is an American guitarist, songwriter and founder of the Grammy Award winning The Derek Trucks Band.
Deryl Dodd Deryl Dwaine Dodd (born April 12, 1964) is an American Texas country music artist.
Dexter Gordon Dexter Gordon (February 27, 1923 – April 25, 1990) was an American jazz tenor saxophonist.
Dilermando Reis Dilermando Reis (born Dilermando dos Santos Reis on September 22, 1916 - January 2, 1977) was a Brazilian musician, composer, acoustic guitarist and music teacher.
Dion DiMucci Dion Francis DiMucci (born July 18, 1939), better known mononymously as Dion, is an American singer-songwriter whose work has incorporated elements of doo-wop, pop oldies music, rock and R...
Dionne Farris Dionne Yvette Farris (born December 4, 1968) is an American female, singer, songwriter, producer and actor best known for her vocal contributions to the hip hop group Arrested Development.
Dixie Chicks Dixie Chicks are an American country music band which has also crossed over into other genres.
DJ Kay Slay Keith Grayson (born August 14, 1966), best known as DJ Kay Slay, is an American DJ. He was referred to by the New York Times as "Hip Hop's One-Man Ministry of Insults".
Djavan Djavan (full name Djavan Caetano Viana) is a Brazilian singer/songwriter, (born 27 January 1949 in Alagoas, Brazil) Djavan combines traditional Brazilian rhythms with popular music drawn f...
Dog's Eye View Dog's Eye View is an American rock band formed in 1994, best known for their 1995 Top 40 single "Everything Falls Apart".
Don Ellis Don Ellis (July 25, 1934 – December 17, 1978) was an American jazz trumpeter, drummer, composer and bandleader.
Don Moen (singer) Donald James "Don" Moen (born June 29, 1950) is an American singer-songwriter, pastor, and producer of Christian worship music.
Donald Byrd Donaldson Toussaint L'Ouverture Byrd II (December 9, 1932 – February 4, 2013) was an American jazz and rhythm and blues trumpeter.
Donald Harrison Donald Harrison, Jr. (born June 23, 1960) is an American jazz saxophonist from New Orleans, Louisiana.
Doris Day Doris Day (born Doris Mary Ann Kappelhoff; April 3, 1922) is an American actress, singer, and animal rights activist.
Doug Stone Douglas Jackson Brooks (born June 19, 1956), known professionally as Doug Stone, is an American country music singer.
Downliners Sect The Downliners Sect are a British rhythm and blues band of the beat boom era, formed in 1963 when the existing Downliners band split up.
Dreams (band) Dreams was one of the original prominent jazz rock bands in the period of the late 1960s and early 1970s, and recorded for Columbia Records.
Duke Ellington Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington (April 29, 1899 – May 24, 1974) was an American composer, pianist and bandleader of jazz orchestras.
Earl Hines Earl Kenneth Hines, universally known as Earl "Fatha" Hines (December 28, 1903 – April 22, 1983), was an American jazz pianist and bandleader.
Eddie Bert Edward Joseph Bertolatus (May 16, 1922 – September 27, 2012), better known as Eddie Bert, was an American bebop jazz trombonist.
Eddie Boyd Edward Riley Boyd known as Eddie Boyd was an American blues piano player, born on Stovall's Plantation near Clarksdale, Mississippi, United States.
Eddie Morton Edward Farren Morton (May 15, 1870 – April 11, 1938), usually credited as Eddie (or Ed) Morton, was an American singer and comedian who recorded during the ragtime era.
Edna Hicks Edna Hicks (October 14, 1895 – August 16, 1925) was an American blues singer and musician.
Edna White Flora Edna White (October 23, 1892 – June 25, 1992), known professionally as Edna White and privately for much of her life as Edna White Chandler, was an American classical and...
Edouard Commette Édouard Commette (1883–1967) was an organist from Lyon in France of international fame who served the Archdiocese of Lyon for over 50 years.
Eleonora and Ethel Olson Between 1905 and 1925 Eleonora and Ethel Olson were well-known figures in Scandinavian communities throughout the United States.
Elvis Costello Elvis Costello (born Declan Patrick MacManus; 25 August 1954) is an English singer-songwriter.
Emblem3 Emblem3 is an American pop rock band consisting of brothers Wesley Stromberg and Keaton Stromberg, and their friend Drew Chadwick.
Emily Robison Emily Robison (born Emily Burns Erwin on August 16, 1972) is an American songwriter, singer, multi-instrumentalist, and a founding member of the female country band the Dixie Chicks.
Emma Roberts Emma Rose Roberts (born February 10, 1991) is an American actress, model and singer.
Enchantment (band) Enchantment is a soul/R&B band formed in Detroit, Michigan by Emanuel "EJ" Johnson, Joe "Jobie" Thomas, Bobby Green, Edgar "Mickey" Clanton, and David Banks.
Eric Gravatt Eric Kamau Grávátt (born March 6, 1947) is a jazz drummer from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Erroll Garner Erroll Louis Garner (June 15, 1923 – January 2, 1977) was an American jazz pianist and composer known for his swing playing and ballads.
Evan and Jaron Evan Mitchell Lowenstein and Jaron David Lowenstein (born March 18, 1974) are American musicians and identical twin brothers who performed as Evan and Jaron.
Eydie Gormé Eydie Gormé (also spelled Gorme; August 16, 1928 – August 10, 2013) was an American singer who performed solo as well as with her husband, Steve Lawrence, in popular ballads and swing.
Fields (Progressive Rock Band) Fields was a progressive rock band formed in 1971 by Andrew McCulloch and Graham Field, and also containing Alan Barry.
Fields (progressive rock band) Fields was a progressive rock band formed in 1972 by Andrew McCulloch and Graham Field, and also containing Alan Barry.
Fiona Apple Fiona Apple McAfee Maggart (born September 13, 1977) is an American singer-songwriter and pianist.
Firehose (band) Firehose (stylized as fIREHOSE) was an alternative rock band consisting of Mike Watt (bass, vocals), Ed Crawford (guitar, vocals), and George Hurley (drums).
Fletcher Henderson James Fletcher Hamilton Henderson, Jr. (December 18, 1897 – December 29, 1952) was an American pianist, bandleader, arranger and composer, important in the development of big band jazz and...
Floyd Tillman Floyd Tillman (December 8, 1914 – August 22, 2003) was an American country musician who, in the 1930s and 1940s, helped create the Western swing and honky tonk genres.
Foster the People Foster the People is an American indie pop band formed in Los Angeles, California in 2009.
Francis Cabrel Francis Cabrel is a French singer-songwriter and guitarist.
Frank Buck (animal collector) Frank Howard Buck (March 17, 1884 – March 25, 1950) was a hunter and "collector of wild animals," as well as a movie actor, director, writer and producer.
Frank De Vol Frank Denny De Vol (September 20, 1911October 27, 1999), also known simply as De Vol, was an American arranger, composer and actor.
Frank Sinatra Francis Albert "Frank" Sinatra (December 12, 1915 – May 14, 1998) was an American singer and film actor.
Frankie J Francisco Javier Bautista, Jr. (born December 7, 1976), better known by his stage name Frankie J, is a Mexican grammy nominee singer and former member of the musical group Kumbia Kings.
Freddie Hubbard Frederick Dewayne "Freddie" Hubbard (April 7, 1938 – December 29, 2008) was an American jazz trumpeter.
Freddie Scott Freddie Scott (April 24, 1933 – June 4, 2007) was an American soul singer and songwriter.
Freddy Weller Wilton Frederick "Freddy" Weller (born September 9, 1947) is an American country music artist.
Full Force Full Force is an American group of R&B singers and producers from Brooklyn, New York.
Gareth Asher and the Earthlings Gareth Asher and the Earthlings are an Atlanta, Georgia-based country and folk-rock band formed by Georgia-born singer-songwriter and guitarist Gareth Asher in 2011, initially under the name G...
Gary Puckett & The Union Gap Gary Puckett & The Union Gap (initially credited as The Union Gap featuring Gary Puckett) was an American pop rock group active in the late 1960s.
Gene Autry Orvon Grover Autry (September 29, 1907 – October 2, 1998), better known as Gene Autry, was an American performer who gained fame as a singing cowboy on the radio, in movies, and on t...
Gene Krupa Eugene Bertram "Gene" Krupa (January 15, 1909 – October 16, 1973) was an American jazz and big band drummer, actor and composer, known for his highly energetic and flamboyant style.
George Benson George Benson (born March 22, 1943) is a ten-time Grammy Award-winning American musician and singer-songwriter.
George Lamond George Lamond (born George Garcia, February 25, 1967, Washington, D.C., USA), sometimes styled George LaMond, is an American freestyle music singer.
George Morgan (singer) George Thomas Morgan (June 28, 1924 – July 7, 1975) was a mid-20th-century American country music singer.
Gigi Gryce Gigi Gryce born George General Grice, Jr. (November 28, 1925 in Pensacola, Florida – March 14, 1983 in Pensacola, Florida) was an American saxophonist, flautist, clarinetist, composer, ar...
Gilles Vigneault Gilles Vigneault, (born 27 October 1928) is a Canadian poet, publisher and singer-songwriter, and well-known Quebec nationalist and sovereigntist.
Gipsy Kings The Gipsy Kings are a group of musicians from Arles and Montpellier in the south of France who perform in Spanish with an Andalusian accent.
Gladys Knight & the Pips Gladys Knight & The Pips were an R&B/soul family musical act from Atlanta, Georgia, active from 1953 to 1989.
Glasvegas Glasvegas are a Scottish indie rock band from Glasgow.
Goapele Goapele, is an American soul and R&B singer-songwriter.
HAERTS HAERTS is a four member indie pop group from Brooklyn.
Hank Crawford Bennie Ross "Hank" Crawford, Jr. (December 21, 1934 – January 29, 2009) was an American R&B, hard bop, jazz-funk, soul jazz alto saxophonist, arranger and songwriter.
Harold Mabern Harold Mabern (born March 20, 1936 in Memphis, Tennessee) is a hard bop, post-bop and soul jazz pianist and composer.
Harry Connick, Jr. Joseph Harry Fowler Connick, Jr. (born September 11, 1967) is an American singer, musician and actor.
Harry Edison Harry "Sweets" Edison (October 10, 1915 – July 27, 1999), born in Columbus, Ohio, was an American jazz trumpeter and member of the Count Basie Orchestra.
Harry Tally Harry Lee Tally (June 30, 1866 – August 16, 1939) was an American tenor singer of popular songs, who recorded between 1902 and 1917.
Heart (band) Heart is an American rock band which first found success in Canada and later in the United States and worldwide.
Heath Brothers The Heath Brothers is an American jazz group, formed in 1975 by the brothers Jimmy, Percy, and Albert "Tootie" Heath; and pianist Stanley Cowell in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Hector Zazou Hector Zazou (July 11, 1948 – September 8, 2008) was a prolific French composer and record producer who worked with, produced, and collaborated with an international array of recording artists.
Heinz (singer) Heinz Burt, (24 July 1942 – 7 April 2000) was a German-born bassist and singer, who performed under the stage name Heinz.
Helen Shapiro Helen Kate Shapiro (born 28 September 1946) is an English singer and actress.
Henry Burr Henry Burr (January 15, 1882 – April 6, 1941) was a Canadian singer of popular songs in the early 20th century, an early radio performer and producer.
Henry Threadgill Henry Threadgill (born February 15, 1944, in Chicago, Illinois) is an American composer, saxophonist and flautist, who came to prominence in the 1970s leading ensembles with unusual instrumentat...
Hey Monday Hey Monday is an American rock band from West Palm Beach, Florida, formed in 2008 and are currently on a hiatus as of December 2011.
Hibari Misora Hibari Misora was a Japanese enka singer, actress and cultural icon.
Hjalmar Peterson Hjalmar Peterson was a singer and comedian from Sweden, who achieved great popularity during the 1910s and 1920s.
Holly Near Holly Near (born June 6, 1949 in Ukiah, California) is an American singer-songwriter, actor, teacher, and activist.
Horace Silver Horace Silver (born Horace Ward Martin Tavares Silva, September 2, 1928, Norwalk, Connecticut, United States) is an American jazz pianist and composer.
How to Destroy Angels (band) How to Destroy Angels (sometimes stylized How to destroy angels_) is a musical group featuring Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor, his wife Mariqueen Maandig, Atticus Ross, and Rob Sher...
Hugh Hopper Hugh Colin Hopper (29 April 1945 – 7 June 2009) was a British progressive rock and jazz fusion bass guitarist.
Inner City (band) Inner City is an American house and techno group, formed in Detroit, Michigan in 1987.
Irakere Irakere (Supposedly Yoruba for 'forest') is a Cuban band founded by Armando de Sequeira Romeu Music Director and composer, and by pianist Chucho Valdés (son of Bebo Valdés) in 1973.
Irving Kaufman (singer) Irving Kaufman born Isidore Kaufman Syracuse, New York (February 8, 1890 – January 3, 1976) was a prolific early twentieth century singer, recording artist and Vaudeville performer.
J. Cole Jermaine Lamarr Cole (born January 28, 1985), better known by his stage name J. Cole, is an American hip hop recording artist, songwriter and record producer from Fayetteville, North Carolina.
J. W. Myers John W. Myers (c.1864 – c.1919?), who was usually credited as J. W. Myers, was a Welsh-born baritone singer, who recorded widely in the United States between the early 1890s and the ...
Jackie Evancho Jacqueline Marie "Jackie" Evancho (born April 9, 2000) is an American classical crossover singer who gained wide recognition at an early age and, since 2009, has issued five albums, ...
Jackie Evancho concert tours The following is a description of Jackie Evancho's concert tours, not including Evancho's appearances in concerts with Tim Janis and David Foster or her joint concerts with other artists (aside ...
Jacob Anderson Jacob Anderson (born 18 June 1990), also known by his stage name Raleigh Ritchie, is a British actor and singer probably best known for starring as Omen in the British fil...
James Blood Ulmer James "Blood" Ulmer (born February 2 or 8, 1940) is an American jazz, free funk and blues guitarist and singer.
James Taylor James Vernon Taylor (born March 12, 1948) is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist.
Janie Fricke Janie Marie Fricke (born December 19, 1947 in South Whitley, Indiana), also known as Janie Frickie, is an American country music singer, best remembered for a series of country music hits ...
Jean Gabin Jean Gabin (17 May 190415 November 1976) was a French actor and sometime singer.
Jeannie Seely Jeannie Seely (born Marilyn Jeanne Seely July 6, 1940 in Titusville, Pennsylvania) is an American country music singer and Grand Ole Opry star.
Jeff "Tain" Watts Jeff "Tain" Watts (born January 20, 1960) is a jazz drummer who has performed with Wynton Marsalis, Branford Marsalis, Betty Carter, Michael Brecker, David Gilmore, Ravi Coltrane and others.
Jeff Buckley Jeffrey Scott "Jeff" Buckley (November 17, 1966 – May 29, 1997), raised as Scottie Moorhead, was an American singer-songwriter and guitarist.
Jenny Lou Carson Jenny Lou Carson, (January 13, 1915–December 16, 1978), born Virginia Lucille Overstake, was an American country music singer-songwriter and the first woman to write a No. 1 country ...
Jerry Jaye Jerry Jaye (born October 19, 1937 in Manila, Arkansas) is an American country/rockabilly singer.
Jerry Reed Jerry Reed Hubbard (March 20, 1937 – August 31, 2008), known professionally as Jerry Reed, was an American country music singer, guitarist, and songwriter, as well as an actor who appeared...
Jessi Alexander Jessica "Jessi" Alexander (born November 18, 1976 in Jackson, Tennessee) is an American country music singer-songwriter.
Jim Jones (rapper) Joseph Guillermo Jones II (born July 15, 1976), better known by his stage name Jim Jones, is an American hip hop recording artist from Harlem, New York City, New York.
Jimmy Dean Jimmy Ray Dean (August 10, 1928 – June 13, 2010) was an American country music singer, television host, actor and businessman.
Jimmy Giuffre James Peter Giuffre (April 26, 1921 – April 24, 2008) was an American jazz clarinet and saxophone player, composer and arranger.
Jimmy Heath James Edward Heath (born October 25, 1926), nicknamed Little Bird, is an American jazz saxophonist, composer and arranger.
Jimmy Rowles Jimmy Rowles (born James George Hunter) (August 19, 1918 – May 28, 1996) was an American jazz pianist, vocalist, and composer.
Joanna Smith Joanna Smith is an American country music singer.
Joanne Brackeen Joanne Brackeen (born July 26, 1938) is an American jazz pianist and music educator.
Joe Beck Joe Beck (July 29, 1945 – July 22, 2008) was an American jazz guitarist who was active for over 30 years.
Joe Dassin Joseph Ira "Joe" Dassin (November 5, 1938 – August 20, 1980) was an American-born Jewish-French singer-songwriter.
Joe Loss Joshua Alexander "Joe" Loss LVO OBE (22 June 1909 – 6 June 1990) was a British musician popular during the British dance band era, and was founder of the Joe Loss Orchestra.
Joel Mossberg Joel Mossberg was a Swedish-American singer, educator and choir director, who was active between the years 1900 and 1920.
Johana Harris Johana Harris (31 December 1912 – 5 June 1995) was a Canadian pianist, composer, and music educator.
Johannes Alfred Hultman Johannes Alfred Hultman (1861-1942) was a Swedish evangelist, singer, musician, composer and publisher, who spread the Good News in the United States and Sweden for over half a century.
John Anderson (musician) John David Anderson (born December 13, 1954, in Apopka, Florida) is an American country musician with a successful career that has lasted more than 30 years.
John Cena John Felix Anthony Cena (born April 23, 1977) is an American professional wrestler, bodybuilder, rapper, and actor.
John Conlee John Conlee (born August 11, 1946) is an American country music singer.
John Handy John Richard Handy III (born February 3, 1933, in Dallas, Texas) is an American jazz musician most commonly associated with the alto saxophone, although he also plays tenor and baritone saxopho...
John Hiatt John Hiatt (born August 20, 1952) is an American rock guitarist, pianist, singer, and songwriter.
Johnnie Ray John Alvin "Johnnie" Ray (January 10, 1927 – February 24, 1990) was an American singer, songwriter, and pianist.
Johnny and Jonie Mosby Johnny and Jonie Mosby was an American country music duo composed of Johnny Mosby and Jonie Mosby, who were husband and wife.
Johnny Cash John R. "Johnny" Cash (February 26, 1932 – September 12, 2003) was a singer-songwriter, actor, and author, widely considered one of the most influential Am...
Johnny Dollar (musician) Johnny Dollar (March 8, 1922, Kilgore, Texas - April 13, 1986) was an American country and rockabilly musician.
Johnny Horton John Gale "Johnny" Horton (April 30, 1925 – November 5, 1960) was an American country music and rockabilly singer most famous for his semi-folk, so-called "saga songs" which began the "his...
Johnny Keating Johnny Keating (or John Keating, born 10 September 1927, Edinburgh, Scotland) is a Scottish musician, songwriter and arranger.
Johnny Mathis John Royce "Johnny" Mathis (born September 30, 1935) is an American singer of popular music.
Johnny Seay Johnny Sea, Johnny Seay is an American country singer.
Jon Anderson John Roy "Jon" Anderson (born 25 October 1944) is an English singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist musician best known as the former lead vocalist in the progressive rock band Yes.
Josephine Baker Josephine Baker (June 3, 1906 – April 12, 1975) was an American-born French dancer, singer, and actress who came to be known in various circles as the "Black Pearl," "Bronze Venus" and even the ...
Josh Thompson (singer) Josh Thompson (born January 23, 1978) is an American country music artist signed to Showdog Universal Music Nashville.
Juicy J Jordan Michael Houston (born April 5, 1975), better known by his stage name Juicy J, is an American rapper, songwriter and record producer from Memphis, Tennessee.
Kai Winding Kai Chresten Winding (May 18, 1922May 6, 1983) was a popular Danish-born American trombonist and jazz composer.
Kari Jobe Kari Brooke Jobe (born April 6, 1981) is an American contemporary Christian music singer and songwriter.
Karl Bartos Karl Bartos (born 31 May 1952) is a German musician and composer.
Kate Bush Catherine "Kate" Bush, CBE (born 30 July 1958) is an English singer-songwriter, musician and record producer.
Katharine McPhee Katharine Hope McPhee (born March 25, 1984) is an American pop singer, songwriter, and actress.
Katy Perry Katheryn Elizabeth "Katy" Hudson (born October 25, 1984), better known by her stage name Katy Perry, is an American recording artist, businesswoman, philanthropist, and actress.
Keith Anderson Keith Anderson (born January 12, 1968) is an American country music artist.
Kellie Pickler Kellie Dawn Pickler (born June 28, 1986) is an American country music artist and television personality.
Kelly Clarkson Kelly Brianne Clarkson (born April 24, 1982) is an American singer-songwriter and occasional actress.
Kendall Schmidt Kendall Francis Schmidt (born November 2, 1990) is an American actor, singer-songwriter, dancer and occasional music producer.
Kenneth W. Griffin Kenneth W. "Ken" Griffin (December 28, 1909 – March 11, 1956) was an American organist.
Kenny Burrell Kenneth Earl "Kenny" Burrell (born July 31, 1931) is an American jazz guitarist best known for his 1963 solo album Midnight Blue as well as his collaborations with Jimmy Smith including the ...
Kenny Chesney Kenneth Arnold "Kenny" Chesney (born March 26, 1968) is an American country music singer.
Kid Capri Kid Capri is the stage name of David Anthony Love, Jr. (born February 7, 1967), an American DJ and rapper.
Killradio Killradio was a punk rock band formed in 2001 in Northridge, California.
Kool Keith Keith Thornton (born 19 October 1966), better known by his stage name Kool Keith, is an American rapper from The Bronx, New York.
Krewella Krewella is an American electronic dance music trio from Chicago, Illinois, that formed in 2007.
Kris Kristofferson Kristoffer "Kris" Kristofferson (born June 22, 1936) is an American country music singer, songwriter, musician, and film actor.
Kris Kross Kris Kross was an American rap duo of the 1990s, Chris "Mac Daddy" Kelly and Chris "Daddy Mac" Smith.
Lacy J. Dalton Lacy J. Dalton (born Jill Lynne Byrem on October 13, 1946 in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania) is an American country singer and songwriter.
Lani McIntyre Lani McIntire (sometimes spelled Lani McIntyre, 15 December 1904 - 17 June 1951) was a Hawaiian guitar and steel guitar player who helped to popularize the instrument, which eventually bec...
Larry Boone Larry Eugene Boone (born June 7, 1956) is an American country music artist.
Larry Gatlin Larry Wayne Gatlin (born May 2, 1948) is an American country music singer/songwriter.
Larry Stewart (singer) Larry Stewart (born March 2, 1959 in Paducah, Kentucky) is an American country music singer, best known for his role as lead singer of the country pop band Restless Heart.
Laura Nyro Laura Nyro (October 18, 1947 – April 8, 1997) was an American songwriter, singer, and pianist.
Layne Staley Layne Thomas Staley (August 22, 1967 – April 5, 2002) was an American musician who served as the lead singer and co-songwriter of the rock band Alice in Chains, which he co-founded along with gu...
Lea Michele Lea Michele Sarfati (born August 29, 1986), known professionally as Lea Michele, is an American actress and singer, best known for her performance as Rachel Berry on the F...
Leah Turner Leah Turner is an American country and Western singer.
Lee Michaels Lee Eugene Michaels is a rock musician who performs vocals and accompanies himself on organ, piano, or guitar.
Lefty Frizzell William Orville "Lefty" Frizzell (March 31, 1928 – July 19, 1975) was an American country music singer and songwriter of the 1950s, and a proponent of honky tonk music.
Leo Lyons Leo Lyons (born David William Lyons, 30 November 1943) is an English rock musician, who was also the bassist of the British rock group Ten Years After.
Leonard Cohen Leonard Norman Cohen, (born 21 September 1934) is a Canadian singer-songwriter, musician, poet, and novelist.
Les Compagnons de la chanson Les Compagnons de la chanson were a French vocal group from Lyon, France, founded during World War II. Before 1946, they were part of a larger choir called the 'Compagnons de la musique'.
Les Paul Lester William Polsfuss (June 9, 1915 – August 12, 2009) —known as Les Paul—was an American jazz, country and blues guitarist, songwriter, luthier and inventor.
Lisa Brokop Lisa Brokop (born June 6, 1973 in Surrey, British Columbia) is a Canadian country music singer/songwriter and actress.
Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam Lisa Lisa (born Lisa Velez, January 15, 1966) and her band Cult Jam are an urban contemporary band and one of first freestyle music groups to emerge from New York City in the 1980s.
Lissie Elisabeth Corrin Maurus (born November 21, 1982), known by her stage name Lissie, is an American folk rock artist and Paste magazine's No. 1 best new solo artist of 2010.
Little Jimmy Dickens James Cecil Dickens (born December 19, 1920), better known as Little Jimmy Dickens, is an American country music singer famous for his humorous novelty songs, his small size, 4'11" (150&nb...
Lord Tariq and Peter Gunz Lord Tariq and Peter Gunz was an American hip hop duo, composed of rappers Sean "Lord Tariq" Hamilton and Peter "Peter Gunz" Pankey, from The Bronx, New York.
Lori Yates Lori Yates (born in Oshawa, Ontario, Canada) is a Canadian Juno Award-nominated country music singer and songwriter.
Loudon Wainwright III Loudon Snowden Wainwright III (born September 5, 1946) is a Grammy Award-winning American songwriter, folk singer, humorist, and actor.
Louis Armstrong Louis Armstrong (August 4, 1901 – July 6, 1971), nicknamed Satchmo or Pops, was an American jazz trumpeter and singer from New Orleans, Louisiana.
Lulu Belle and Scotty Myrtle Eleanor Cooper (December 24, 1913–February 8, 1999) and Scott Greene Wiseman (November 8, 1908–January 31, 1981), known professionally as Lulu Belle and Scotty, w...
Lydia Hedberg Lydia Hedberg (1878–1964) was a Swedish singer, who performed in folk costume and was known as Bergslagsmor (Mother of the Mining District).
Lynn Anderson Lynn Rene Anderson (born September 26, 1947) is a multi-award-winning American country music singer known for a string of hits throughout the 1970s and 1980s, most notably her country-pop, world...
M'Boom M'Boom was an American jazz percussion ensemble founded in 1970 and led by Max Roach.
Mad Season Mad Season was an American rock supergroup formed in Seattle, Washington in 1994 by members of three popular Seattle-based bands: Alice in Chains, Pearl Jam and Screaming Trees.
Mad Season (band) Mad Season was an American rock supergroup formed in Seattle, Washington, in 1994 by members of three popular Seattle-based bands: Alice in Chains, Pearl Jam and Screaming Trees.
Maggie Jones (blues musician) Maggie Jones (—unknown) was an American blues singer and pianist, who recorded thirty-eight songs between 1923 and 1926.
Mahalia Jackson Mahalia Jackson (October 26, 1911 – January 27, 1972) was an American gospel singer.
Manitas de Plata Manitas de Plata (Little Silverhands) (born Ricardo Baliardo, August 7, 1921) is a French Gitano flamenco guitarist.
Manny Albam Manny Albam (June 24, 1922 in Samana, Dominican Republic – October 2, 2001 in Croton-on-Hudson, New York, USA) was a jazz baritone saxophone player who eventually became a composer, arranger, pr...
Marc Anthony Marco Antonio Muñiz (born September 16, 1968), better known by his stage name as Marc Anthony, is an American actor, record producer, singer-songwriter, and television producer.
Marc Quiñones Marc Quiñones is a percussionist, a longtime player in salsa music, and a member of the Southern rock group The Allman Brothers Band since 1991.
Marcus Malone Marcus "The Magnificent" Malone is a percussionist for Latin rock band Santana.
Mariah Carey Mariah Carey (born March 27, 1969 or 1970) is an American singer-songwriter, actress, record producer, philanthropist.
Marion Morgan (singer) Marion Morgan was an American vocalist who sang with Harry James from 1946 to 1949 before embarking on a solo career that flourished throughout the early 1950s.
Marion Worth Marion Worth (b. Mary Ann Ward July 4, 1930 - December 19, 1999) was an American Country Music Singer.
Mark Gray (singer) Mark Eugene Gray (born October 24, 1952 in Vicksburg, Mississippi) is an American country music artist.
Marmalade (band) Marmalade was a Scottish pop rock group from the east end of Glasgow, originally formed in 1961 as the Gaylords, and then later billed as Dean Ford and the Gaylords.
Martie Maguire Martie Maguire (born Martha Elenor Erwin; October 12, 1969) is an American musician who is a founding member of the female alternative country band, the Dixie Chicks.
Marty Robbins Martin David Robinson (September 26, 1925 – December 8, 1982), known professionally as Marty Robbins, was an American singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist.
Marvin Gaye Marvin Gaye (April 2, 1939 – April 1, 1984), born Marvin Pentz Gay, Jr. was an American singer-songwriter and musician.
Mary Chapin Carpenter Mary Chapin Carpenter (born February 21, 1958) is an American singer, songwriter and musician.
Mary Kay Place Mary Kay Place (born September 23, 1947) is an American actress, singer, director, and screen writer.
María Conchita Alonso María Conchita Alonso (born June 29, 1957), better known as María Conchita, is a Cuban-born Venezuelan-raised three time Grammy Award–nominated singer/songwriter and actress.
Metro Station (band) Metro Station is an American pop rock act that was formed in Los Angeles by Trace Cyrus and Mason Musso.
MGMT MGMT is an American rock band founded by Benjamin Goldwasser and Andrew VanWyngarden.
Michael Bacon (musician) Michael Bacon (born December 22, 1949) is an American singer-songwriter, musician and film score composer.
Michael Bolton Michael Bolotin (born February 26, 1953), known professionally as Michael Bolton, is an American singer-songwriter.
Michael Kang (musician) Michael Kang, born in South Korea on May 13, 1971, is a multi-instrumentalist for the jam band The String Cheese Incident (often abbreviated to SCI).
Michel Fugain Michel Fugain (born May 12, 1942 in Grenoble, Isère) is a French singer and composer.
Michel Legrand Michel Jean Legrand (born 24 February 1932) is a French musical composer, arranger, conductor, and pianist.
Michel Pagliaro Michel Armand Guy Pagliaro (born 9 November 1948 Montreal, Quebec, Canada) is a Canadian rock singer, songwriter and guitarist from Montreal.
Mick Taylor Michael Kevin "Mick" Taylor (born 17 January 1949 in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire) is an English musician, best known as a former member of John Mayall's Bluesbreakers (1966–69) and the Rol...
Miike Snow Miike Snow is a Swedish indie pop band formed in 2007.
Mike Mattison Mike Mattison is an American musician and vocalist of the Grammy Award-winning rhythm and blues group, the Tedeschi Trucks Band, as well as lead vocalist and co-founder of the blues rock trio Sc...
Mike Reid (American football) Michael Barry "Mike" Reid (born May 24, 1947) is a retired professional American football defensive lineman, as well as a country music artist and composer.
Mike Reid (singer) Michael Barry "Mike" Reid (born May 24, 1947) is an American country music artist, composer, and retired American football player.
Mike Watt Michael David "Mike" Watt (born December 20, 1957) is an American bassist, singer and songwriter.
Miles Davis Miles Dewey Davis III (May 26, 1926September 28, 1991) was an American jazz musician, trumpeter, bandleader, and composer.
Mingus Dynasty (band) Mingus Dynasty was an American jazz ensemble formed in 1979, just after the death of Charles Mingus, which featured many musicians Mingus recorded or played with.
Miranda Cosgrove Miranda Taylor Cosgrove (born May 14, 1993) is an American actress and singer-songwriter.
Miranda Lambert Miranda Leigh Lambert-Shelton (born November 10, 1983) is an American country music artist who gained fame as a finalist on the 2003 season of Nashville Star, where she finished in third pla...
MN8 MN8 were an R&B pop group from the United Kingdom.
Moe Bandy Marion Franklin Bandy, Jr., known professionally as Moe Bandy (born February 12, 1944), is a country music singer.
Mongo Santamaría Ramón "Mongo" Santamaría Rodríguez (April 7, 1917, in Havana, Cuba – February 1, 2003 in Miami, Florida) was a rumba quinto master and an Afro-Cuban Latin jazz percussionist.
Monique Leyrac Monique Leyrac, (born 26 February 1928) is a Canadian singer and actress from Quebec.
Montgomery Brothers The Montgomery Brothers were a jazz trio consisting of the brothers Wes Montgomery (guitar, 1923–1968), Buddy Montgomery (piano, vibes, 1930–2009) and Monk Montgomery (bass, 1921–1982).
Montgomery Gentry Montgomery Gentry is an American country music duo composed of vocalists Eddie Montgomery and Troy Gentry, both natives of Kentucky.
Mott the Hoople Mott the Hoople are an English rock band with strong R&B roots, popular in the glam rock era of the early to mid-1970s.
Mr. T Mr. T (born Laurence Tureaud; May 21, 1952) is an American actor known for his roles as B. A. Baracus in the 1980s television series The A-Team, as boxer Clubber Lang in the 1982 film Rocky III, and for his appearances as a professional wrestler.
Ms Mr MS MR are a New York based duo consisting of female vocalist Lizzy Plapinger and male producer Max Hershenow.
MS MR MS MR are a New York-based American duo consisting of vocalist Lizzy Plapinger and producer Max Hershenow.
Muhammad Ali Muhammad Ali (born Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr.; January 17, 1942) is an American former professional boxer, generally considered among the greatest heavyweights in the sport's history.
Mylon LeFevre Mylon R. LeFevre (born October 6, 1944) is an American Christian music singer best known for his work with his band Mylon and Broken Heart.
Myrna Lorrie Myrna Lorrie (b. Myrna Lorraine Petrunka, August 6, 1940, Cloud Bay, Ontario) is a Canadian country singer/songwriter.
Nas Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones (born September 14, 1973), better known simply as Nas is an American rapper, songwriter and actor.
Nas (rapper) Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones (; born September 14, 1973), who performs under the name Nas, formerly Nasty Nas, is an American rapper and actor.
Nat & Alex Wolff Nat & Alex Wolff are an American rock-music duo from New York, New York, consisting of brothers Nat and Alex Wolff.
Nat M. Wills Nat M. Wills, was a popular stage star, vaudeville entertainer, and recording artist at the beginning of the 20th century.
Natalie Maines Natalie Louise Maines Pasdar (born October 14, 1974) is an American singer-songwriter and activist who achieved success as the lead vocalist for the female alternative country band the Dixie Chicks.
Neil Diamond Neil Leslie Diamond (born January 24, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter with a career that began in the 1960s.
Nellie McKay Nellie McKay (born Nell Marie McKay), is an American singer-songwriter, actress, and former stand-up comedian, noted for her critically acclaimed albums, and for her Broadway debut in Th...
Nena Gabriele Susanne Kerner (born 24 March 1960), better known by her stage name Nena, is a German singer and actress.
O. C. Smith O.C. Smith (June 21, 1932 – November 23, 2001) was an American musician.
One Direction One Direction (commonly initialised as 1D) are an English-Irish pop boy band based in London, consisting of Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson.
OneRepublic OneRepublic is an American pop rock band from Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Orchestra U.S.A. The Orchestra U.S.A. was an American jazz musical ensemble, active from 1962 to 1965.
Original Dixieland Jass Band The Original Dixieland Jass Band (ODJB) were a New Orleans, Dixieland jazz band that made the first jazz recordings in early 1917.
Oscar Brown Oscar Brown, Jr (October 10, 1926May 29, 2005) was an American singer, songwriter, playwright, poet, civil rights activist, and actor.
Pacific Gas & Electric (band) Pacific Gas & Electric was an American blues rock band in the late 1960s and early 1970s, led by singer Charlie Allen.
Paolo Fresu Paolo Fresu (born February 10, 1961) is an Italian trumpet and flugelhorn jazz player, as well as an arranger of music, and music composer.
Paris By Air (band) Paris By Air is a Latin Freestyle trio from Miami, composed of Terri Gil, Rick Munarriz, and Willie Cleer.
Passion Pit Passion Pit is an American indietronica band from Cambridge, Massachusetts, formed in 2007.
Patricia Kaas Patricia Kaas (born 5 December 1966 in Forbach, Moselle) is a French singer and actress.
Patrick Hernandez Patrick Hernández (born 6 April 1949, Le Blanc-Mesnil, Seine-Saint-Denis) is a French singer who had a worldwide hit with "Born to Be Alive" in 1979.
Patsy Gallant Patsy Gallant (born August 15, 1948, Campbellton, New Brunswick, Canada) is a Canadian pop singer and musical theater actress.
Patti Page Clara Ann Fowler (November 8, 1927 – January 1, 2013), known by her professional name Patti Page, was an American singer and one of the best-known female artists in traditional pop music.
Patti Smith Patricia Lee "Patti" Smith (born December 30, 1946) is an American singer-songwriter, poet and visual artist, who became a highly influential component of the New York City punk rock...
Patty Smyth Patty Smyth (born June 26, 1957) is an American singer and songwriter.
Paul Bley Paul Bley, CM (born November 10, 1932), is a pianist known for his contributions to the free jazz movement of the 1960s as well as his innovations and influence on trio playing.
Paul Horn (musician) Paul Horn (born March 17, 1930) is an American jazz flautist, and an early pioneer of New Age music.
Paul Weston Paul Weston (March 12, 1912 – September 20, 1996) was an American pianist, arranger, composer, and conductor, who worked in music and television from the 1930s to the 1970s.
Paul Whiteman Paul Samuel Whiteman (March 28, 1890 – December 29, 1967) was an American bandleader, composer, orchestral director and violinist Leader of one of the most popular dance bands in the United Stat...
Paula Cole Paula Cole (born April 5, 1968) is an American singer-songwriter.
Pauline Julien Pauline Julien, (May 23, 1928October 1, 1998) was a singer, songwriter, actress, feminist activist and Quebec sovereigntist.
Paulinho Nogueira Paulinho Nogueira (Campinas, 8 October 1929 – São Paulo, 2 August 2003) was a Brazilian guitarist, composer and singer.
Pee Wee Russell Charles Ellsworth Russell, much better known by his nickname Pee Wee Russell, (March 27, 1906 – February 15, 1969) was a jazz musician.
Pete Yorn Peter Joseph "Pete" Yorn (born July 27, 1974) is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist and drummer who first gained international recognition after his debut record, Musicforthemorningafte...
Petula Clark Petula Sally Olwen Clark, CBE (born 15 November 1932) is an English singer, actress, and composer whose career has spanned seven decades.
Pharrell Williams Pharrell Williams (born April 5, 1973), also known simply as Pharrell, is an American singer-songwriter, rapper, record producer, musician, and fashion designer.
Pink Anderson Pinkney "Pink" Anderson (February 12, 1900 – October 12, 1974) was an American blues singer and guitarist.
Pistol Annies Pistol Annies is an American country music group composed of Miranda Lambert, Ashley Monroe, and Angaleena Presley.
Poi Dog Pondering Poi Dog Pondering is an American musical group, noted for its cross-pollination of diverse musical genres, including various forms of acoustic folk music, and electronic music.
Prescott-Brown Prescott-Brown was a Canadian country music trio composed of Tracey Brown, her brother Barry and her husband Randall Prescott.
Primitive Radio Gods Primitive Radio Gods is an American alternative rock band from Southern California.
Prince (musician) Prince Rogers Nelson (born June 7, 1958), known by his mononym Prince, is an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and actor.
R.C. Bannon Dannie Shipley (born May 2, 1945) is an American country music singer, known professionally as R.C. Bannon.
Raffaella Carrà Raffaella Carrà (born 18 June 1943 in Bologna, Italy), in Italy often simply known as la Carrà (the Carrà) and in some Latin American countries sometimes simply as Raffaella, is an I...
Ragnar Sundquist Ragnar "Raggie" Sundquist was a popular Swedish accordionist and composer in the first half of the 1900s.
Rainy Davis Denise Lorraine Davis (born December 24), better known by her stage name Rainy Davis, is an American R&B songwriter, singer, and record producer.
Randy Hall Randy Hall is an American singer/guitarist/producer, who collaborated with Miles Davis a number of times during the 1980s.
Randy Jackson Randall Darius "Randy" Jackson (born June 23, 1956) is an American bassist, former television music competition judge, singer, record producer, entrepreneur and television personality.
Raphael Saadiq Raphael Saadiq (born Charles Ray Wiggins; May 14, 1966) is an American singer, songwriter, musician, guitarist, and record producer.
Ray Cash Wardell Raymond Cheeks (born 1980) better known by his stage name Ray Cash, is an American rapper from Cleveland, Ohio.
Raymond Scott Raymond Scott (born Harry Warnow, September 10, 1908 – February 8, 1994) was an American composer, band leader, pianist, engineer, recording studio maverick, and electronic instrument...
Raze (house-music group) Raze was an American electronic dance music group, assembled by the multi-instrumentalist and producer Vaughan Mason, who had previously released the hit single "Bounce, Rock, Skate, Roll" on Br...
Return to Forever Return to Forever is a jazz fusion group founded and led by pianist Chick Corea.
Rex Smith Rex Smith (born September 19, 1955, Jacksonville, Florida) is an American actor and singer.
Ric Lee Ric Lee (born Richard Lee, 20 October 1945) is the English drummer of the British late 1960s to 70s rock group, Ten Years After.
Robert Goulet Robert Gerard Goulet (November 26, 1933 – October 30, 2007) was an American singer and actor of French Canadian ancestry and Canadian upbringing and training after birth in Massachusetts.
Robert Leonhardt Robert Leonhardt (1877 – February 2, 1923) was an operatic baritone who sang several notable roles with the New York Metropolitan Opera between 1913 and 1922.
Rockpile Rockpile was a British rock and roll group of the late 1970s and early 1980s, noted for their strong rockabilly and power pop influences, and as a foundational influence on new wave.
Rodney Crowell Rodney Crowell (born August 7, 1950) is a Grammy Award-winning American musician, known primarily for his work as a singer and songwriter in country music.
Roger Waters George Roger Waters (born 6 September 1943) is an English musician, singer, songwriter and composer.
Rolf Kühn Rolf Kühn (born September 29, 1929 in Köln, Germany).
Ronnie Foster Ronnie Foster (born May 12, 1950) is an American funk and soul-jazz organist, and record producer.
Rosanne Cash Rosanne Cash (born May 24, 1955) is an American singer-songwriter and author.
Roy Acuff Roy Claxton Acuff (September 15, 1903 – November 23, 1992) was an American country music singer, fiddler, and promoter.
Ruby Brooks Ruby Brooks (1861 – February 10, 1906) was an American banjoist, composer, and pioneer recording artist, sometimes called “King of Banjoists.” He was influential on later banjo players such as ...
S. H. Dudley (singer) Samuel Holland Rous (15 January 1864 – 6 June 1947), who recorded using the name S. H. Dudley, and less frequently as Frank Kernell, was an American singer, pioneer recording a...
Salvatore Baccaloni Salvatore Baccaloni was an Italian operatic bass, often regarded as the greatest buffo artist of the 20th century.
Sam Ash (actor) Samuel Howard Ash (August 28, 1884 – October 20, 1951), usually credited as Sam Ash, was an American vaudeville performer, singer, and movie actor who appeared in minor roles in over...
Samuel (musician) Samuel is an indie pop artist with R&B influences born and raised in New York City.
Sara Montiel Sara Montiel (also Sarita Montiel or Saritísima; 10 March 1928 – 8 April 2013) was a Spanish singer and actress.
Satoshi Tomiie Satoshi Tomiie (born November 22, 1966) is a Japanese house music producer and DJ. Since the late 1980s he has been at the forefront of the global house music movement thanks to his popular dan...
Savage Garden Savage Garden was an Australian pop duo consisting of Darren Hayes as vocalist and Daniel Jones as instrumentalist.
Shakira Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll (born February 2, 1977), known professionally as Shakira, is a Colombian singer-songwriter, dancer, record producer, choreographer and model.
Shel Silverstein Sheldon Allan "Shel" Silverstein (September 25, 1930 – May 10, 1999), was an American poet, singer-songwriter, cartoonist, screenwriter, and autho...
Shelly Fairchild Shelly Fairchild (born August 23, 1977) is an American music recording artist.
Shenandoah (band) Shenandoah is an American country music group founded in Muscle Shoals, Alabama in 1984 by Marty Raybon (lead vocals, acoustic guitar), Ralph Ezell (bass guitar, backing vocals), Stan Thorn (key...
Simone Bittencourt de Oliveira Simone Bittencourt de Oliveira, better known as Simone, is a Brazilian singer and a major performer of Música Popular Brasileira (MPB) who has recorded more than 31 albums.
Slade Slade are an English rock band from Wolverhampton/Walsall.
Sleepy LaBeef Sleepy LaBeef (born Thomas Paulsley LaBeff, July 20, 1935, Smackover, Arkansas) is an American rockabilly musician.
Slick Rick Richard Walters (born 14 January 1965), better known by his stage name Slick Rick, is a Grammy-nominated English-American rapper.
Soft Machine Soft Machine were an English rock band from Canterbury, named after the book The Soft Machine by William S. Burroughs.
Solange Knowles Solange Piaget Knowles, (born June 24, 1986), also known simply as Solange, is an American singer, songwriter, and model.
Son House Eddie James "Son" House, Jr. (March 21, 1902 – October 19, 1988) was an American blues singer and guitarist, noted for his highly emotional style of singing and slide guitar playing.
Sonny James James Hugh Loden (born May 1, 1929), known professionally as Sonny James, is an American country music singer and songwriter best known for his 1957 hit, "Young Love".
Soul Asylum Soul Asylum is an American alternative rock band that formed in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1983.
Southernaires The Southernaires, organized ca 1930, were an American popular vocal group in radio broadcasting of the 1930s and 1940s.
Stereo Skyline Stereo Skyline is an American pop rock band from East Meadow, New York, which formed in 2006.
Sterling Campbell Sterling Campbell (born May 3, 1964), is an American rock drummer who has worked with numerous high-profile acts, including Duran Duran, Soul Asylum, Cyndi Lauper, Gustavo Cerati and David Bowie.
Steve Khan Steve Khan (born April 28, 1947) is an American jazz guitarist.
Steve Lawrence Steve Lawrence (born July 8, 1935) is an American singer and actor, perhaps best known as a member of a duo with his wife Eydie Gormé, billed as "Steve and Eydie."
Steve Lukather Steven Lee "Luke" Lukather (born October 21, 1957) is an American guitarist, singer, songwriter, arranger and record producer, best known for his work with the rock band Toto.
Steve Porter (singer) Stephen Carl "Steve" Porter (1864 – January 13, 1946) was an American pioneer recording artist, who recorded prolifically for numerous recording companies in the 1890s and early 1900s.
Sue Thompson Sue Thompson (born Eva Sue McKee July 19, 1925, Nevada, Missouri) is an American pop and country music singer.
Suede (band) Suede are an English alternative rock band from London, formed in 1989.
Sunscreem Sunscreem is a techno/house band from Essex, England that scored a number of hits on the U.S. Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart throughout the 1990s and into the 21st century.
Supersax Supersax was a jazz group created in 1972 by saxophonist Med Flory and bassist Buddy Clark, in tribute to iconic bebop saxophonist Charlie Parker.
Susan Boyle Susan Magdalane Boyle (born 1 April 1961) is a Scottish singer who came to international attention when she appeared as a contestant on the TV programme Britain's Got Talent on 11 April 2009...
Susan Voelz Susan Voelz (born Susana Maria Voelz) is an American musician.
Sweethearts of the Rodeo Sweethearts of the Rodeo is an American country music duo composed of sisters Janis Oliver (guitar, vocals) and Kristine Oliver (vocals).
Sweets Edison Harry "Sweets" Edison, born in Columbus, Ohio, was an American jazz trumpeter and member of the Count Basie Orchestra.
System of a Down System of a Down, also known by the acronym SOAD and often shortened to System, is an American rock band from Southern California, formed in 1994 and currently consists of four Armen...
T-Bone Walker Aaron Thibeaux "T-Bone" Walker (May 28, 1910 – March 16, 1975) was a critically acclaimed American blues guitarist, singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, who was one of the most influent...
T-Square (band) T-Square is a Japanese jazz fusion band that was formed in 1978.
T. G. Sheppard T. G. Sheppard (born Billy Neal Browder, 20 July 1944, in Humboldt, Tennessee) is an American country music singer, who had 21 number one hits during the 1970s and 1980s.
T. Mills Travis Tatum Mills (born April 12, 1989), better known by his stage-name T. Mills, is an American rapper and singer from Riverside, California.
T.I. Clifford Joseph Harris, Jr. (born September 25, 1980), better known by his stage name T.I., and formerly T.I.P., is an American rapper, record producer, actor and entrepreneur, from ...
Tara Lyn Hart Tara Lyn Hart, born April 11, 1978 in Roblin, Manitoba, Canada, is a Canadian country music singer/songwriter.
Tata Young Amita Marie Young (อมิตา มารี ยัง, December 14, 1980), better known under her stage name Tata Young, is a Thai singer, model, actress and dancer.
Ted Johnson (bandleader) Ted Johnson was a Swedish-American violinist, who led a popular Scandinavian dance band in the Twin Cities during the 1930s and 1940s.
Teddy Wilson Theodore Shaw "Teddy" Wilson (November 24, 1912 – July 31, 1986) was an American jazz pianist.
Ten City Ten City (derived from intensity) was a Chicago, Illinois-based R&B and house-music act that enjoyed a number of club hits and Urban radio hits in the late 1980s and early 1990s and was one ...
Ten Years After Ten Years After are an English blues-rock band, most popular in the late 1960s and early 1970s.
Tenacious D Tenacious D is an American comedy rock duo that was formed in Los Angeles, California, United States in 1994.
Terence Blanchard Terence Oliver Blanchard (born March 13, 1962) is an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, composer, arranger, and film score composer.
Terry Reid Terry Reid (born 13 November 1949, Huntingdon, England) is an English rock vocalist and guitarist.
The Afghan Whigs The Afghan Whigs are an American rock band from Cincinnati, Ohio, originally active from 1986 to 2001, who have since reformed.
The Afters The Afters are a Christian pop rock band founded by Joshua Havens and Matt Fuqua.
The Ataris The Ataris are an American pop punk band from Anderson, Indiana.
The Avant-Garde The Avant-Garde was an American psychedelic pop group formed by Chuck Woolery and Elkin "Bubba" Fowler in 1967.
The Bangles The Bangles are an American band that originated in the early 1980s, scoring several hit singles during the decade.
The Buckinghams The Buckinghams are an American Sunshine pop band from Chicago, Illinois.
The Chuck Wagon Gang The Chuck Wagon Gang is a Southern Gospel musical group, and long-running radio show, formed in 1935 by D.P. (Dad) Carter and son Jim (Ernest) and daughters Rose (Lola) and Anna (Effie).
The Cyrkle The Cyrkle was a short-lived American rock and roll band active in the mid-1960s.
The Dave Brubeck Quartet The Dave Brubeck Quartet is an American jazz quartet, founded in 1951 by Dave Brubeck and originally featuring Paul Desmond on saxophone and Brubeck on piano.
The Dave Βrubeck Quartet The Dave Brubeck Quartet is an American jazz quartet, founded in 1951 by Dave Brubeck and originally featuring Paul Desmond on saxophone and Brubeck on piano.
The Derek Trucks Band The Derek Trucks Band is an American jam band founded by young slide guitar prodigy, Derek Trucks, who began playing guitar and touring with some of blues and rock music's elite when he was just...
The Emotions The Emotions are an American all female soul and R&B singing group.
The Free Movement The Free Movement was an American R&B vocal group formed in 1970 in Los Angeles.
The Front (band) The Front is an American rock band, originally formed in 1984 in Kansas City, Missouri, who enjoyed a brief popularity in the late 1980s and early 1990s.
The Goats The Goats were an American alternative hip-hop trio from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
The Sparrows The Sparrow was a Canadian blues-rock band that existed in the 1960s, and which evolved out of Jack London & The Sparrow and later morphed into heavy rock group, Steppenwolf.
The Sparrows (band) The Sparrows was a Canadian blues rock band that existed in the 1960s and had evolved out of Jack London & The Sparrows.
The Stanley Brothers The Stanley Brothers were an American bluegrass duo made up of brothers Carter and Ralph Stanley.
The Statler Brothers The Statler Brothers were an American country music, gospel, and backing vocal group for Johnny Cash.
The Stooges The Stooges, also known as Iggy and the Stooges, are an American rock band from Ann Arbor, Michigan, first active from 1967 to 1974, and later reformed in 2003.
The Ting Tings The Ting Tings are a British musical duo, consisting of Katie White (vocals, guitar, bass drums, bass guitar, cowbells) and Jules De Martino (drums, lead guitar, bass guitar, vocals, piano).
The Tremeloes The Tremeloes are an English beat group founded in 1958 in Dagenham, East London, and still active today.
The Union Underground The Union Underground was a nu metal/industrial rock band based out of San Antonio, Texas, USA. Original band members included Bryan Scott, Patrick Kennison, John Moyer and Josh Memolo.
The Wallflowers The Wallflowers is a rock band from Los Angeles, California, fronted by Jakob Dylan.
The X-Ecutioners The X-Ecutioners is a group of hip hop DJs / turntablists from New York.
Thelonious Monk Thelonious Sphere Monk (October 10, 1917 – February 17, 1982) was an American jazz pianist and composer, considered one of the giants of American music.
Thorstein Skarning Thorstein Skarning (1888-1939) was a Norwegian-born accordion virtuoso and bandleader, who toured the Upper Midwest for over two decades and was a Twin Cities radio personality in the 1930s.
Three 6 Mafia Three 6 Mafia are a hip hop group originally from Memphis, Tennessee, signed to Sony Music Entertainment under the Columbia Records imprint.
Toshiko Akiyoshi Toshiko Akiyoshi is a Japanese American jazz pianist, composer/arranger and bandleader.
Trace Cyrus Trace Dempsey Cyrus (born February 24, 1989) is an American musician.
Tracey Dey Tracey Dey was an American girl group pop singer of the early and mid-1960s.
Trackmasters The Trackmasters (also known as Poke & Tone) is an American hip hop production duo, composed of music producers Poke (Jean-Claude Olivier) and Tone (Samuel Barnes), best known for their co...
Train (band) Train is an American pop rock band from San Francisco.
Trey Anastasio Trey Anastasio (born Ernest Joseph Anastasio III; September 30, 1964) is an American guitarist, composer, and vocalist noted for his work with the rock band Phish, and his orchestral "Eve...
Tyler Farr Tyler Lynn Farr (born February 5, 1984) is an American country music singer.
Van Zant Van Zant is an American musical duo composed of brothers Donnie Van Zant and Johnny Van Zant.
Vern Gosdin Vernon "Vern" Gosdin (August 5, 1934 – April 28, 2009) was an American country music singer.
Vernon Dalhart Vernon Dalhart (April 6, 1883 – September 14, 1948), born Marion Try Slaughter, was a popular American singer and songwriter of the early decades of the 20th century.
Vince Hill Vince Hill (born Vincent Hill, 16 April 1937, Holbrooks, Coventry, England,) is an English traditional pop music singer, songwriter and record producer.
Vivian Green Vivian Green (born May 22, 1979) is an American singer-songwriter and pianist.
Wade Bowen Wade Bowen is an American Texas Country/Red Dirt singer from Waco, Texas.
Wade Hayes Tony Wade Hayes (born April 20, 1969 in Bethel Acres, Oklahoma) is an American country music artist.
Wesley Jonathan Wesley Jonathan Waples (born October 18, 1978), known professionally as Wesley Jonathan, is an American actor.
West, Bruce and Laing West, Bruce and Laing (WBL) were a blues-rock power trio super-group formed in 1972 by Leslie West (guitar and vocals; formerly of Mountain), Jack Bruce (bass, harp, keyboards and vocals; ex-Cre...
Wheatus Wheatus is an American rock group from Northport, New York, formed in 1995.
Wilbur Sweatman Wilbur C. Sweatman was an African-American ragtime and dixieland jazz composer, bandleader, and clarinetist.
Wild Belle Wild Belle are an American indie rock band, composed of siblings Elliot and Natalie Bergman, who grew up in and around Chicago.
Will Smith Willard Carroll "Will" Smith, Jr. (born September 25, 1968) is an American comedic and dramatic actor, producer, and rapper.
William F. Denny William F. Denny (circa 1860 – October 2, 1908) was an American vaudeville performer and pioneer recording artist.
Willie Nelson Willie Hugh Nelson (born April 29, 1933) is an American country music singer-songwriter, as well as an author, poet, actor, and activist.
Woody Shaw Woody Herman Shaw, Jr. (December 24, 1944 – May 10, 1989) was an American virtuoso trumpeter, flugelhornist, cornetist, composer and band leader, described by NPR Music as "the last great...
Wyclef Jean Wyclef Jeanelle Jean (born October 17, 1969) is an American hip hop recording artist, musician, actor, and politician.
Xavier Cugat Xavier Cugat (1 January 1900 – 27 October 1990) was a Spanish-American bandleader who spent his formative years in Havana, Cuba.
Xzibit Alvin Nathaniel Joiner (born September 18, 1974), better known by his stage name Xzibit, is an American rapper, actor, and television host.
Yelawolf Michael Wayne Atha (born December 30, 1979), better known by his stage name Yelawolf, is an American hip hop recording artist from Gadsden, Alabama.
Yellowman Yellowman (born Winston Foster, 15 January 1956, Kingston, Jamaica) is a Jamaican reggae (rub-a-dub) and dancehall deejay, widely known as King Yellowman.
Yolanda Adams Yolanda Yvette Adams (born August 27, 1961) is an American gospel singer, record producer, actress, and radio host on WBLS. she had sold 4.5 million albums since 1991 in the United States, and nearly 8 million albums worldwide according to SoundScan.
Yonrico Scott Yonrico Scott is an American Grammy Award-winning drummer and percussionist.
Yossele Rosenblatt Josef "Yossele" Rosenblatt (May 9, 1882 - June 19, 1933) was a Ukrainian-born chazzan (cantor) and composer.
Zaca Creek Zaca Creek was an American country music group formed in 1989.
Zebrahead Zebrahead is an American rock band from Orange County, California, that incorporates genres such as punk rock, pop punk, rap rock, rapcore, alternative rock, alternative metal, and funk metal.
ZZ Top ZZ Top is an American Texas blues and Hard rock band formed in 1969 in Houston, Texas.
Zé Ramalho Zé Ramalho (born José Ramalho Neto on October 3, 1949 - Brejo do Cruz - Paraíba, Brazil) is a Brazilian composer and performer.
Édouard Commette Édouard Commette (Lyon, 12 April 188321 April 1967) was an organist from Lyon in France of international fame who served the Archdiocese of Lyon and was organist at Basilique Notre Dame de Fourv...