100 Notable alumni of
Berklee College of Music

The Berklee College of Music is 71st in the world, 38th in North America, and 36th in the United States by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 100 notable alumni from the Berklee College of Music sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. DJ Khaled

    DJ Khaled
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1975-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    music executivesongwriterdisc jockeymedia personalityrecord producer
    Biography

    Khaled Mohammed Khaled, known professionally as DJ Khaled, is an American DJ, record executive, and record producer.

  2. Charlie Puth

    Charlie Puth
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1991-.. (age 31)
    Occupations
    record producersingerYouTubermusic arrangersinger-songwriter
    Biography

    Charles Otto Puth Jr. is an American singer, songwriter, and record producer. His initial exposure came through the viral success of his song videos uploaded to YouTube.

  3. Steven Tyler

    Steven Tyler
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1948-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    mandolinistsingerguitaristsinger-songwritercomposer
    Biography

    Steven Victor Tallarico, known professionally as Steven Tyler, is an American singer, songwriter, musician, actor, and former television personality. He is best known as the lead singer of the Boston-based rock band Aerosmith, in which he also plays the harmonica, piano, and percussion. He is known as the "Demon of Screamin'" due to his high screams and his wide vocal range. He is also known for his on-stage acrobatics. During his performances, Tyler usually dresses in colorful outfits with his trademark scarves hanging from his microphone stand.

  4. Quincy Jones

    Quincy Jones
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1933-.. (age 89)
    Occupations
    record producermusic arrangerpoetcomposermusic executive
    Biography

    Quincy Delight Jones Jr. is an American record producer, musician, songwriter, composer, arranger, and film and television producer. His career spans 70 years in the entertainment industry with a record of 80 Grammy Award nominations, 28 Grammys, and a Grammy Legend Award in 1992.

  5. John Mayer

    John Mayer
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1977-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    musiciantattoo artistsinger-songwritercomposermusic artist
    Biography

    John Clayton Mayer is an American singer, songwriter, and guitarist. Born and raised in Fairfield County, Connecticut, Mayer attended Berklee College of Music in Boston, but left and moved to Atlanta in 1997 with Clay Cook. Together, they formed a short-lived two-man band called Lo-Fi Masters. After their split, Mayer continued to play local clubs, refining his skills and gaining a following. After his appearance at the 2001 South by Southwest Festival, he was signed to Aware Records, and eventually to Columbia Records, which released his first extended play Inside Wants Out. His following two studio albums—Room for Squares (2001) and Heavier Things (2003)—performed well commercially, achieving multi-platinum status. In 2003, he won the Grammy Award for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance for his single "Your Body Is a Wonderland".

  6. Sofia Boutella

    Sofia Boutella
    Born in
    Algeria Flag Algeria
    Years
    1982-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    rhythmic gymnastactordancermodel
    Biography

    Sofia Boutella is an Algerian actress, model, and dancer.

  7. Meghan Trainor

    Meghan Trainor
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1993-.. (age 29)
    Occupations
    record producercomposersinger-songwritersingermusician
    Biography

    Meghan Elizabeth Trainor is an American singer-songwriter and television personality. She rose to prominence after signing with Epic Records in 2014 and releasing her debut single "All About That Bass", which reached number one on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart and sold 11 million copies worldwide. Trainor has released four studio albums with the label and has received various accolades, including the 2016 Grammy Award for Best New Artist.

  8. St. Vincent

    St. Vincent
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1982-.. (age 40)
    Enrolled in the Berklee College of Music
    Studied in 2001
    Occupations
    recording artistmulti-instrumentalistsingerguitaristcomposer
    Biography

    Anne Erin "Annie" Clark, known professionally as St. Vincent, is an American musician, singer-songwriter, producer, screenwriter, and actress. Her music is noted for its complex arrangements, utilizing a wide array of instruments. St. Vincent is the recipient of various accolades, including three Grammy Awards.

  9. Psy

    Psy
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1977-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    television producersingersongwriterfilm actorrecord producer
    Biography

    Park Jae-sang, known professionally as Psy (stylized in all caps as PSY), is a South Korean singer, rapper, songwriter, and record producer. Psy is known domestically for his humorous videos and stage performances, and internationally for his hit single "Gangnam Style". The song's refrain was entered into The Yale Book of Quotations as one of the most famous quotations of 2012.

  10. Chaka Khan

    Chaka Khan
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1953-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    recording artistcomposersinger-songwritersingerjazz musician
    Biography

    Yvette Marie Stevens, better known by her stage name Chaka Khan, is an American singer. Her career has spanned more than five decades, beginning in the 1970s as the lead vocalist of the funk band Rufus. Known as the "Queen of Funk", Khan was the first R&B artist to have a crossover hit featuring a rapper, with "I Feel for You" in 1984. Khan has won ten Grammy Awards and has sold an estimated 70 million records worldwide.

  11. Henry Lau

    Henry Lau
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1989-.. (age 33)
    Occupations
    musiciansongwriterdancerrecord producersinger
    Biography

    Henry Lau, often mononymously referred to as Henry, is a Canadian singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, and actor based in South Korea and China. He debuted in 2008 as a member of Super Junior-M and launched his solo career in 2013 with Trap. His original soundtrack "It's You" released in 2017 became the most streamed Korean OST on Spotify for two consecutive years in 2018 and 2019. In 2018, Henry left SM Entertainment following the expiration of his contract, and subsequently joined Monster Entertainment Group.

  12. Trey Parker

    Trey Parker
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1969-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    film actorfilm directortheatrical directorlyricisttelevision producer
    Biography

    Randolph Severn "Trey" Parker III is an American actor, animator, writer, producer, director, and composer. He is known for co-creating South Park (1997–present) and co-developing The Book of Mormon (2011) with his creative partner Matt Stone. Parker was interested in film and music as a child and at high school and attended the University of Colorado, Boulder, where he met Stone. The two collaborated on various short films and starred in the feature-length musical Cannibal! The Musical (1993).

  13. Steve Vai

    Steve Vai
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    musiciansongwritercomposerguitaristrecord producer
    Biography

    Steven Siro Vai is an American guitarist, composer, singer, songwriter, and producer. A three-time Grammy Award winner and fifteen-time nominee, Vai started his music career in 1978 at the age of eighteen as a transcriptionist for Frank Zappa, and played in Zappa's band from 1980 to 1983. He embarked on a solo career in 1983 and has released eight solo albums to date. He has recorded and toured with Alcatrazz, David Lee Roth, and Whitesnake, as well as recording with artists such as Public Image Ltd, Mary J. Blige, Spinal Tap, and Alice Cooper. Additionally, Vai has toured with live-only acts G3, Zappa Plays Zappa, and the Experience Hendrix tour, as well as headlining international tours.

  14. Wang Leehom

    Wang Leehom
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1976-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    recording artistsingeractorsongwriterfilm director
    Biography

    Wang Leehom, sometimes credited as Leehom Wang, is an American singer-songwriter, actor, producer, and film director. Formally trained at Eastman School of Music, Williams College and Berklee College of Music, his music is known for fusing hip-hop and R&B, with traditional Chinese music (Beijing opera, Kunqu, Chinese orchestra, and tribal music from Tibet, Yunan, and Mongolia). Since his 1995 debut, Wang has released 25 albums, that have sold over 60 million copies. He is a four-time winner and 19-time nominee of the Golden Melody Awards, the "Grammys" of Chinese music. His sold-out concert at the 90,000 seat Beijing Bird's Nest on April 14, 2012 was the first solo pop concert to be held at the iconic venue. With over 72 million followers on social media, Wang is one of the most followed celebrities in China (peaked as #1 most followed person in China's social media in 2014). In 2018, CNN dubbed him "King of Chinese Pop" and the LA Times called him "the biggest American star America has never heard of." Wang was listed as one of Goldsea's "The 100 Most Inspiring Asian Americans of All Time".

  15. Jason Mraz

    Jason Mraz
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1977-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    mandolinistsingerguitaristcomposer
    Biography

    Jason Thomas Mraz is an American guitarist, singer and songwriter. He rose to prominence with the release of his debut studio album, Waiting for My Rocket to Come (2002), which spawned the single "The Remedy (I Won't Worry)", that reached the top 20 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. His next two studio albums, Mr. A-Z (2005), and We Sing. We Dance. We Steal Things. (2008), peaked in the top five on the Billboard 200; with the latter album spawning the Grammy Award winning singles "Make It Mine", and "Lucky" with Colbie Caillat.

  16. Wyclef Jean

    Wyclef Jean
    Born in
    Haiti Flag Haiti
    Years
    1969-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    actorrapperfilm producerhuman rights activistmusician
    Biography

    Nel Ust Wyclef Jean is a Haitian rapper, musician and actor. At the age of nine, Jean immigrated to the United States with his family. He first achieved fame as a member of the New Jersey hip hop group the Fugees, alongside Lauryn Hill and Pras Michel. They released the albums Blunted on Reality (1994) and The Score (1996), the latter becoming one of the best-selling albums of all time. Jean would follow this with the release of his first solo studio album, Wyclef Jean Presents The Carnival (1997), which contains the top ten hit "Gone till November".

  17. Sheila E

    Sheila E
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    drummersingerpercussionistsinger-songwriter
    Biography

    Sheila Cecilia Escovedo better known under the stage name Sheila E., is an American percussionist and singer. She began her career in the mid-1970s as a percussionist and singer for The George Duke Band. After leaving the group in 1983, Sheila began a successful solo career, starting with her critically acclaimed debut album, which included the career-defining song, "The Glamorous Life". She became a mainstream solo star in 1985 following the success of the singles "The Belle of St. Mark", "Sister Fate", and "A Love Bizarre" with the last becoming one of her signature songs. She is commonly referred to as The Queen of Percussion.

  18. Catriona Gray

    Catriona Gray
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1994-.. (age 28)
    Occupations
    actorsingermodel
    Biography

    Catriona Elisa Magnayon Gray is a Filipino-Australian model, singer, beauty queen, television personality, youth advocate, and arts ambassador best known for having been crowned Miss Universe 2018. She is the fourth Filipina to win the Miss Universe competition. Previously, Gray was crowned Miss Universe Philippines 2018 and Miss World Philippines 2016.

  19. Mike Portnoy

    Mike Portnoy
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    recording artistsingersongwriterdrummerrecord producer
    Biography

    Michael Stephen Portnoy is an American musician who is primarily known as the former drummer, backing vocalist, and a co-founder of the progressive metal band Dream Theater. In September 2010, Portnoy announced his departure from Dream Theater after 25 years, with Mike Mangini taking his place as drummer of the band. Since his departure Portnoy has remained active, with a variety of bands and projects, including Adrenaline Mob, Transatlantic, Yellow Matter Custard, Flying Colors, The Winery Dogs, Liquid Tension Experiment, Metal Allegiance, Sons of Apollo, the Neal Morse Band and BPMD.

  20. Diana Krall

    Diana Krall
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    jazz pianistjazz singercomposersongwriter
    Biography

    Diana Jean Krall is a Canadian jazz pianist, and singer known for her contralto vocals. She has sold more than 15 million albums worldwide, including over six million in the US. On December 11, 2009, Billboard magazine named her the second greatest jazz artist of the decade (2000–2009), establishing her as one of the best-selling artists of her time.

  21. Johnny Ramone

    Johnny Ramone
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1948-2004 (aged 56)
    Occupations
    songwriterguitarist
    Biography

    John William Cummings, known professionally as Johnny Ramone, was an American musician, best known as the guitarist and a founding member of the punk rock band Ramones. The Ramones helped pioneer the punk movement.

  22. Rivers Cuomo

    Rivers Cuomo
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1970-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    singerguitaristsinger-songwritercomposer
    Biography

    Rivers Cuomo is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and producer. He is the lead vocalist, guitarist, pianist, and songwriter of the rock band Weezer.

  23. Ouyang Nana

    Ouyang Nana
    Born in
    Taiwan Flag Taiwan
    Years
    2000-.. (age 22)
    Occupations
    film actortelevision actorvoice actorcellist
    Biography

    Ouyang Nana is a Taiwanese singer, musician and actress, known for coming of age romance film Secret Fruit and the cyberpunk action film Bleeding Steel.

  24. Melissa Etheridge

    Melissa Etheridge
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    musicianrecording artistsinger-songwritercomposerguitarist
    Biography

    Melissa Lou Etheridge is an American singer, songwriter, guitarist, and activist. Her self-titled debut album Melissa Etheridge was released in 1988 and became an underground success. The album peaked at No. 22 on the Billboard 200, and its lead single, "Bring Me Some Water", garnered Etheridge her first Grammy Award nomination for Best Rock Vocal Performance, Female. In 1993, Etheridge won her first Grammy award for her single "Ain't It Heavy" from her third album, Never Enough. Later that year, she released what would become her mainstream breakthrough album, Yes I Am. Its tracks "I'm the Only One" and "Come to My Window" both reached the top 30 in the United States, and the latter earned Etheridge her second Grammy award. Yes I Am peaked at No. 15 on the Billboard 200, and spent 138 weeks on the chart, earning an RIAA certification of 6× Platinum, her largest selling album to date.

  25. Park Bom

    Park Bom
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1984-.. (age 38)
    Occupations
    singeractorfilm actor
    Biography

    Park Bom, previously known mononymously as Bom, is a South Korean singer. She is best known as a member of the South Korean girl group 2NE1.

  26. Juan Luis Guerra

    Juan Luis Guerra
    Born in
    Dominican Republic Flag Dominican Republic
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    record producerrecording artistsongwritersingermusician
    Biography

    Juan Luis Guerra Seijas is a Dominican musician, singer, composer, and record producer. He has sold 30 million records worldwide, making him one of the best-selling Latin music artists. Throughout his career, he has won numerous awards including 21 Latin Grammy Awards, two Grammy Awards, and two Latin Billboard Music Awards. Guerra won 3 Latin Grammy Awards in 2010, including Album of the Year. In 2012, he won the Latin Grammy Award for Producer of the Year.

  27. Sid Sriram

    Sid Sriram
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1990-.. (age 32)
    Occupations
    songwriter
    Biography

    Sidharth Sriram is a Carnatic musician, an Indian music producer, playback singer, and songwriter. He is an R&B songwriter and has been working in the Tamil and Telugu music industry and also in Kannada and Malayalam film productions. He regularly collaborates with his sister Pallavi Sriram, a Bharatanatyam dancer, and music directors.

  28. Alan Silvestri

    Alan Silvestri
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1950-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    film score composerconductorvoice actorcomposer
    Biography

    Alan Anthony Silvestri is an American composer and conductor of film and television scores. His credits include the Back to the Future film series, Predator, Forrest Gump, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, The Polar Express, The Abyss, and several Marvel Cinematic Universe films, including the Avengers films. He is a two-time Academy Award and Golden Globe Award nominee, and a three-time Saturn Award and two-time Primetime Emmy Award recipient.

  29. Aimee Mann

    Aimee Mann
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    singermusicianrecording artistfilm actorguitarist
    Biography

    Aimee Elizabeth Mann is an American singer-songwriter. Over the course of four decades, she has released more than a dozen albums.

  30. Donald Fagen

    Donald Fagen
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1948-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    recording artistpianistsinger-songwriterjazz musicianrecord producer
    Biography

    Donald Jay Fagen is an American musician best known as the co-founder, lead singer, co-songwriter, and keyboardist of the band Steely Dan, formed in the early 1970s with musical partner Walter Becker. In addition to his work with Steely Dan, Fagen has released four solo albums. He began his solo career in 1982 with the album The Nightfly, which was nominated for seven Grammy Awards. In 2001, Fagen was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Steely Dan. Following Becker's death in 2017, Fagen has continued to tour as the only official member of Steely Dan.

  31. Natalie Maines

    Natalie Maines
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1974-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    guitaristsinger-songwriter
    Biography

    Natalie Louise Maines is the lead vocalist for the all-female country band The Chicks.

  32. Howard Shore

    Howard Shore
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1946-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    film score composersaxophonistconductorcomposer
    Biography

    Howard Leslie Shore is a Canadian composer and conductor noted for his film scores. He has composed the scores for over 80 films, most notably the scores for The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit film trilogies. He won three Academy Awards for his work on The Lord of the Rings, with one being for the song "Into the West", an award he shared with Eurythmics lead vocalist Annie Lennox and writer/producer Fran Walsh, who wrote the lyrics. He is also a consistent collaborator with director David Cronenberg, having scored all but one of his films since 1979.

  33. Lisa Loeb

    Lisa Loeb
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1968-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    singerguitaristdisc jockeyactorwomen's rights activist
    Biography

    Lisa Loeb is an American singer-songwriter, musician, author and actress. She started her career with the number 1 hit song "Stay (I Missed You)" from the film Reality Bites, the first number 1 single for an artist without a recording contract. She achieved two additional Top 20 singles with "Do You Sleep?" in 1996 and "I Do" in 1998. Her studio albums include two back-to-back albums that were certified gold; these were Tails and Firecracker.

  34. Billy West

    Billy West
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1952-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    voice actorsingeractorcomedianpodcaster
    Biography

    William Richard Werstine, known professionally as Billy West, is an American voice actor, comedian, impressionist, musician, and former radio personality. His voice roles include Bugs Bunny in the 1996 film Space Jam and several subsequent projects, the title characters of Doug and The Ren & Stimpy Show, as well as the Futurama characters Philip J. Fry, Professor Farnsworth, Dr. Zoidberg, and Zapp Brannigan. In commercials, he is the current voice of the Red M&M and formerly voiced Buzz for Honey Nut Cheerios. West also voices other such established characters such as Elmer Fudd, Popeye, Shaggy Rogers, Skeets, Tom, Muttley, and Woody Woodpecker. He was a cast member on The Howard Stern Show, during which time he was noted for his impressions of Larry Fine, Marge Schott, George Takei, and Jackie Martling.

  35. Pat Metheny

    Pat Metheny
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1954-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    musicianmusic pedagogueguitaristjazz musicianrecording artist
    Biography

    Patrick Bruce Metheny is an American jazz guitarist and composer.

  36. Eric André

    Eric André
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1983-.. (age 39)
    Enrolled in the Berklee College of Music
    Graduated with Bachelor of Fine Arts
    Occupations
    screenwritervoice actortelevision produceractortelevision actor
    Biography

    Eric Samuel André is an American actor, producer, stand-up comedian, television host and writer. He is best known as the creator, host, and co-writer of the Adult Swim comedy series The Eric Andre Show (2012–present). He also played Mike on the FXX series Man Seeking Woman (2015–2017) and voiced Azizi in the remake of The Lion King (2019). He performs music under the name Blarf.

  37. Keith Jarrett

    Keith Jarrett
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1945-.. (age 77)
    Occupations
    jazz musicianpianistrecording artistcomposer
    Biography

    Keith Jarrett is an American jazz and classical music pianist and composer. Jarrett started his career with Art Blakey, moving on to play with Charles Lloyd and Miles Davis. Since the early 1970s he has also been a group leader and a solo performer in jazz, jazz fusion, and classical music. His improvisations draw from the traditions of jazz and other genres, especially Western classical music, gospel, blues, and ethnic folk music.

  38. Allison Scagliotti

    Allison Scagliotti
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1990-.. (age 32)
    Occupations
    television actoractorfilm actor
    Biography

    Allison Scagliotti is an American actress, musician and director, best known for her roles in Drake & Josh, Warehouse 13, and Stitchers.

  39. John Petrucci

    John Petrucci
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    songwriterlyricistcomposerguitaristrecord producer
    Biography

    John Peter Petrucci is an American guitarist, best known as a founding member of the progressive metal band Dream Theater. He produced or co-produced (often with former member Mike Portnoy before he departed the band in 2010) all of Dream Theater's albums from Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes from a Memory (1999) to A View from the Top of the World (2021), and has been the sole producer of the band's albums released since A Dramatic Turn of Events (2011). Petrucci has also released two solo albums: Suspended Animation (2005) and Terminal Velocity (2020).

  40. Bruce Hornsby

    Bruce Hornsby
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1954-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    singerjazz musicianpianistsinger-songwriter
    Biography

    Bruce Randall Hornsby is an American singer-songwriter and pianist. He draws from folk rock, jazz, bluegrass, folk, southern rock, country rock, jam band, rock, heartland rock, and blues rock musical traditions.

  41. Ximena Sariñana

    Ximena Sariñana
    Born in
    Mexico Flag Mexico
    Years
    1985-.. (age 37)
    Occupations
    jazz musiciantelevision actorsongwritersingerfilm actor
    Biography

    Ximena Sariñana Rivera is a Mexican singer-songwriter and actress. In 2009, she received critical acclaim and a Grammy nomination for her debut album, Mediocre.

  42. Esperanza Spalding

    Esperanza Spalding
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1984-.. (age 38)
    Occupations
    recording artistdouble-bassistjazz musiciancomposermusic pedagogue
    Biography

    Esperanza Emily Spalding is an American jazz bassist, singer, songwriter, and composer. Her accolades include five Grammy Awards, a Boston Music Award, and a Soul Train Music Award.

  43. Tiwa Savage

    Tiwa Savage
    Born in
    Nigeria Flag Nigeria
    Years
    1980-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    musicianactorsinger-songwriter
    Biography

    Tiwa Savage is a British-Nigerian singer, songwriter and actress. Born in Isale Eko, she relocated to London at the age of 11 for her secondary education. Five years later, she began her music career doing backup vocals for artists such as George Michael and Mary J. Blige. After participating in the UK edition of The X Factor and graduating from Berklee College of Music, Savage signed a publishing deal with Sony/ATV Music Publishing in 2009. Inspired by the growth of the Nigerian music industry, Savage moved back to Nigeria and signed with Mavin Records in 2012. She made an appearance on the label's 2012 compilation album Solar Plexus.

  44. Gavin DeGraw

    Gavin DeGraw
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1977-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    guitaristpianistsinger-songwritermusician
    Biography

    Gavin Shane DeGraw is an American singer-songwriter. DeGraw rose to fame with his song "I Don't Want to Be" from his debut album Chariot (2003); the song became the main theme song for The WB drama series One Tree Hill. Other notable singles from his debut album were "Chariot" and "Follow Through".

  45. Al Di Meola

    Al Di Meola
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1954-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    recording artistcomposerjazz guitaristguitaristjazz musician
    Biography

    Albert Laurence Di Meola is an American guitarist. Known for his works in jazz fusion and world music, he began his career as a guitarist of the group Return to Forever in 1974. Between the 1970s and 1980s, albums such as Elegant Gypsy and Friday Night in San Francisco earned him both critical and commercial success.

  46. Susan Tedeschi

    Susan Tedeschi
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1970-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    singerguitaristsinger-songwritercomposer
    Biography

    Susan Tedeschi is an American singer and guitarist. A multiple Grammy Award nominee, she is a member of the Tedeschi Trucks Band, a conglomeration of her band, her husband Derek Trucks' the Derek Trucks Band, and other musicians.

  47. Hiromi Uehara

    Hiromi Uehara
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1979-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    composerpianistjazz musician
    Biography

    Hiromi Uehara, known professionally as Hiromi, is a Japanese jazz composer and pianist. She is known for her virtuosic technique, energetic live performances and blend of musical genres such as stride, post-bop, progressive rock, classical and fusion in her compositions.

  48. Tim "Ripper" Owens

    Tim "Ripper" Owens
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    singer
    Biography

    Timothy S. "Ripper" Owens is an American heavy metal singer who currently performs with KK's Priest, Spirits of Fire, the Three Tremors and A New Revenge. He first gained attention as the lead singer of Judas Priest and then Iced Earth. He took the nickname "Ripper" from the Judas Priest song "The Ripper" during his time in the tribute band British Steel.

  49. Kiesza

    Kiesza
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1989-.. (age 33)
    Occupations
    lyricistsingermulti-instrumentalistbeauty pageant contestantsinger-songwriter
    Biography

    Kiesa Rae Ellestad, known professionally as Kiesza, is a Canadian singer and multi-instrumentalist from Calgary. In 2017, she was involved in a car accident in Toronto, suffering severe injuries that required her to take several years off to recover. To date, she has released the albums Sound of a Woman (2014) and Crave (2020).

  50. Julia Wu

    Julia Wu
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1994-.. (age 28)
    Occupations
    singer
    Biography

    Julia Wu is a Chinese Australian R&B singer.

  51. Jerry Only

    Jerry Only
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1959-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    singerbassist
    Biography

    Gerald Caiafa Jr., better known by his stage name Jerry Only, is an American musician, best known as the bassist for the Misfits and later the vocalist as well. He is the only member to appear in every Misfits lineup.

  52. Paula Cole

    Paula Cole
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1968-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    record producercomposersinger-songwritersingermusician
    Biography

    Paula Cole is an American singer-songwriter. After gaining attention for her performances as a vocalist on Peter Gabriel's 1993–1994 Secret World Tour, she released her first album, Harbinger, which suffered from a lack of promotion due to the label, Imago Records, folding shortly after its release. Her second album, This Fire (1996), brought her worldwide acclaim, peaking at number 20 on the Billboard 200 album chart and producing two hit singles, the triple-Grammy nominated "Where Have All the Cowboys Gone?", which reached the top ten of the Billboard Hot 100 in 1997, and "I Don't Want to Wait", which was used as the theme song of the television show Dawson's Creek. She won the Grammy Award for Best New Artist in 1998.

  53. Joe Zawinul

    Joe Zawinul
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1932-2007 (aged 75)
    Occupations
    recording artistkeyboardistjazz musicianpianistorganist
    Biography

    Josef Erich Zawinul was an Austrian jazz keyboardist and composer. First coming to prominence with saxophonist Cannonball Adderley, Zawinul went on to play with Miles Davis and to become one of the creators of jazz fusion, a musical genre that combined jazz with rock. He co-founded the groups Weather Report and The Zawinul Syndicate. He pioneered the use of electric piano and synthesizer, and was named "Best Electric Keyboardist" twenty-eight times by the readers of DownBeat magazine.

  54. Roy Wang

    Roy Wang
    Born in
    China Flag China
    Years
    2000-.. (age 22)
    Occupations
    recording artistactorsinger-songwriter
    Biography

    Roy Wang, also known as Wang Yuan is a Chinese singer-songwriter, television host and actor. He was named by Time as one of the 30 Most Influential Teens of 2017. Wang has been a UNICEF ambassador since 2018. He set up his own charity foundation, the Yuan Foundation, that focuses on helping the elderly and children.

  55. John Myung

    John Myung
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    lyricistbassistcomposermusician
    Biography

    John Ro Myung is a Korean-American bassist and a founding member of the progressive metal group Dream Theater.

  56. Al Kooper

    Al Kooper
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1944-.. (age 78)
    Occupations
    musiciansongwriterpianistguitaristrecord producer
    Biography

    Al Kooper is an American songwriter, record producer and musician, known for organizing Blood, Sweat & Tears, although he did not stay with the group long enough to share its popularity. Throughout much of the 1960s and 1970s he was a prolific studio musician, playing organ on the Bob Dylan song "Like a Rolling Stone", French horn and piano on the Rolling Stones song "You Can't Always Get What You Want", and lead guitar on Rita Coolidge's "The Lady's Not for Sale", among many other appearances. Kooper also produced a number of one-off collaboration albums, such as the Super Session album that saw him work separately with guitarists Mike Bloomfield and Stephen Stills. In the 1970s Kooper was a successful manager and producer, recording Lynyrd Skynyrd's first three albums. He has also had a successful solo career, written music for film soundtracks, and has lectured in musical composition. He is currently retired.

  57. Jan Hammer

    Jan Hammer
    Born in
    Czech Republic Flag Czech Republic
    Years
    1948-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    record producermusicianrecording artistfilm producersongwriter
    Biography

    Jan Hammer is a Czech-American musician, composer, and record producer. He first gained his most visible audience while playing keyboards with the Mahavishnu Orchestra during the early 1970s, as well as his film scores for television and film including "Miami Vice Theme" and "Crockett's Theme", from the 1980s television program Miami Vice. He has continued to work as both a musical performer and producer.

  58. Brad Whitford

    Brad Whitford
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1952-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    songwriterguitarist
    Biography

    Bradley Ernest Whitford is an American musician who is best known for serving as the rhythm and co-lead guitarist for the hard rock band Aerosmith. He has also worked as a songwriter for the group, co-composing well-received tracks such as 1976's "Last Child".

  59. James Valentine

    James Valentine
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1978-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    guitarist
    Biography

    James Burgon Valentine is an American musician who is the lead guitarist and backing vocalist for the pop rock band Maroon 5.

  60. Gillian Welch

    Gillian Welch
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    recording artistcomposersinger-songwriterguitaristsinger
    Biography

    Gillian Howard Welch is an American singer-songwriter. She performs with her musical partner, guitarist David Rawlings. Their sparse and dark musical style, which combines elements of Appalachian music, bluegrass, country and Americana, is described by The New Yorker as "at once innovative and obliquely reminiscent of past rural forms."

  61. Vinnie Colaiuta

    Vinnie Colaiuta
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1956-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    drummerstudio musicianjazz musician
    Biography

    Vincent Peter Colaiuta is an American drummer who has worked as a session musician in many genres. He was inducted into the Modern Drummer Hall of Fame in 1996 and the Classic Drummer Hall of Fame in 2014. Colaiuta has won one Grammy Award and has been nominated twice. Since the late 1970s, he has recorded and toured with Frank Zappa, Joni Mitchell and Sting, among many other appearances in the studio and in concert.

  62. André Manoukian

    André Manoukian
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    composerpianistsongwriterjazz musicianradio personality
    Biography

    André Antranik Manoukian is a French songwriter, arranger, jazz musician, and actor of Armenian descent. Between 2002-2017, he served as one of four judges in the French version of Pop Idol, Nouvelle Star.

  63. Branford Marsalis

    Branford Marsalis
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    actorjazz musiciansaxophonistcomposer
    Biography

    Branford Marsalis is an American saxophonist, composer, and bandleader. While primarily known for his work in jazz as the leader of the Branford Marsalis Quartet, he also performs frequently as a soloist with classical ensembles and has led the group Buckshot LeFonque. From 1992 to 1995 he led the Tonight Show Band.

  64. Cindy Blackman

    Cindy Blackman
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1959-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    jazz musician
    Biography

    Cindy Blackman Santana, sometimes known as Cindy Blackman, is an American jazz and rock drummer. Blackman has recorded several jazz albums as a bandleader and has performed with Pharoah Sanders, Sonny Simmons, Ron Carter, Sam Rivers, Cassandra Wilson, Angela Bofill, Buckethead, Bill Laswell, Lenny Kravitz, Joe Henderson and Joss Stone.

  65. Brendon Small

    Brendon Small
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1975-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    singerjournalistanimatorscreenwritertelevision producer
    Biography

    Brendon Small is an American actor, stand-up comedian, animator, writer, director, producer, and musician known for co-creating the animated series Home Movies (1999–2004, with Loren Bouchard) and Metalocalypse (2006–13, with Tommy Blacha). He is also known for creating, performing and writing the music for the virtual melodic death metal band Dethklok.

  66. Frederick Cheng

    Frederick Cheng
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1983-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    film actorsingeractortelevision actor
    Biography

    Frederick "Fred" Cheng is a Canadian-born Hong Kong singer and actor. He rose to fame after competing and winning the 2013 Hong Kong singing competition, Voice of the Stars. He is currently signed to TVB management.

  67. Joey Kramer

    Joey Kramer
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1950-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    rock drummersongwriter
    Biography

    Joseph Michael Kramer is an American drummer and is the drummer for the hard rock band Aerosmith.

  68. Roy Hargrove

    Roy Hargrove
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1969-2018 (aged 49)
    Occupations
    trumpeterjazz musician
    Biography

    Roy Anthony Hargrove was an American jazz musician and composer whose principal instruments were the trumpet and flugelhorn. He achieved worldwide acclaim after winning two Grammy Awards for differing styles of jazz in 1998 and in 2002. Hargrove primarily played in the hard bop style for the majority of his albums, but also had a penchant for genre-crossing exploration and collaboration with a variety of hip hop, soul, R&B and alternative rock artists. As Hargrove told one reporter, “I’ve been around all kinds of musicians, and if a cat can play, a cat can play. If it’s gospel, funk, R&B, jazz or hip-hop, if it’s something that gets in your ear and it’s good, that’s what matters.”

  69. Robert Moog

    Robert Moog
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1934-2005 (aged 71)
    Occupations
    inventorengineermusical instrument makeruniversity teachermusician
    Biography

    Robert Arthur Moog was an American engineering physicist and pioneer of electronic music. He was the founder of Moog Music and the inventor of the first commercial synthesizer, the Moog synthesizer, which debuted in 1964. This was followed in 1970 by a more portable model, the Minimoog, described as the most famous and influential synthesizer in history.

  70. Qveen Herby

    Qveen Herby
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1986-.. (age 36)
    Occupations
    rappersinger
    Biography

    Amy Renee Heidemann Noonan, known professionally as Qveen Herby, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter and entrepreneur. Born and raised in Seward, Nebraska, she first gained fame as part of the music duo Karmin, with which she released two studio albums. Following the duo's hiatus in 2017, she began the solo project, Qveen Herby, which incorporated R&B and hip hop influences. She released her first solo extended play, EP 1 on June 2, 2017, preceded by the single "Busta Rhymes". She released her debut album, A Woman on May 21, 2021. On April 1st, Qveen Herby will release an EP named, Mad Qveen.

  71. Leah LaBelle

    Leah LaBelle
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1986-2018 (aged 32)
    Occupations
    singer
    Biography

    Leah LaBelle Vladowski was an American singer. She rose to prominence in 2004 as a contestant on the third season of American Idol, placing twelfth in the season finals. In 2007, LaBelle began recording covers of R&B and soul music for her YouTube channel. These videos led to work as a backing vocalist starting in 2008 and a record deal in 2011 with Epic in partnership with I Am Other and So So Def Recordings. LaBelle released a sampler, three singles, and a posthumous extended play (EP).

  72. John Scofield

    John Scofield
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1951-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    recording artistjazz guitaristdesignerjazz musiciancomposer
    Biography

    John Scofield, sometimes referred to as "Sco", is an American guitarist and composer whose music over a long career has blended jazz, jazz fusion, funk, blues, soul and rock. He first came to mainstream attention in the band of Miles Davis, and has toured and recorded with many prominent jazz artists, including saxophonists Eddie Harris, Dave Liebman, Joe Henderson, and Joe Lovano; keyboardists George Duke, Joey DeFrancesco, Herbie Hancock, Larry Goldings, and Robert Glasper; fellow guitarists Pat Metheny, John Abercrombie, Pat Martino, and Bill Frisell; bassists Marc Johnson and Jaco Pastorius; and drummer Billy Cobham. Outside the world of jazz, he has collaborated with Phil Lesh, Mavis Staples, John Mayer, Medeski Martin & Wood, and Gov’t Mule.

  73. Daniel Wayne Sermón

    Daniel Wayne Sermón
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1984-.. (age 38)
    Occupations
    guitaristsongwritersinger
    Biography

    Daniel Wayne Sermon is an American musician, songwriter, and record producer. He is the lead guitarist for the pop rock band Imagine Dragons.

  74. Mane de la Parra

    Mane de la Parra
    Born in
    Mexico Flag Mexico
    Years
    1982-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    television presenterfilm actorcomposertelevision actorsinger
    Biography

    Mane de la Parra, also known as Mane, is a Mexican singer and actor.

  75. Daniel Platzman

    Daniel Platzman
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1986-.. (age 36)
    Occupations
    songwritersingermusician
    Biography

    Daniel James Platzman is an American musician, songwriter, record producer and composer. He is the drummer for the pop rock band Imagine Dragons.

  76. Derek Sherinian

    Derek Sherinian
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1966-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    musicianpianistcomposerguitaristrecord producer
    Biography

    Derek Sherinian is an American keyboardist who has toured and recorded for Alice Cooper, Billy Idol, and Joe Bonamassa, among others. He was also a member of Dream Theater from 1994 to 1999, is the founder of Planet X and also one of the founding members of Black Country Communion and Sons of Apollo. He has released eight solo albums that have featured a variety of prominent guest musicians, including guitarists Slash, Yngwie Malmsteen, Allan Holdsworth, Steve Lukather, Joe Bonamassa, Billy Sheehan, Zakk Wylde and Al Di Meola.

  77. Betty Who

    Betty Who
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1991-.. (age 31)
    Occupations
    songwritersinger
    Biography

    Jessica Anne Newham, known by her stage name Betty Who, is an Australian-American singer and songwriter. After independently releasing her debut single, "Somebody Loves You" (2012), and her debut extended play, The Movement (2013), she signed with RCA Records and later released her debut studio album, Take Me When You Go (2014). Her second studio album, The Valley (2017), saw the commercial success of her cover of "I Love You Always Forever", which peaked inside the top ten in Australia and reached the top of the Billboard Dance Club Songs chart in the United States.

  78. Brad Mehldau

    Brad Mehldau
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1970-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    recording artistjazz pianistcomposermusic arranger
    Biography

    Bradford Alexander Mehldau is an American jazz pianist, composer, and arranger.

  79. David Marks

    David Marks
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1948-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    guitaristsongwritersinger
    Biography

    David Lee Marks is an American guitarist who is best known for being an early member of the Beach Boys. While growing up in Hawthorne, California, Marks was a neighborhood friend of the original band members and was a frequent participant at their family get-togethers. Following his departure from the group, Marks fronted the Marksmen and performed and recorded as a session musician.

  80. Pedro Aznar

    Pedro Aznar
    Born in
    Argentina Flag Argentina
    Years
    1959-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    singerguitaristpianistcomposer
    Biography

    Pedro Aznar is an Argentine musician and singer-songwriter. He has a musical experience in jazz, Argentine folk and rock music and has a successful career as a solo artist. He is well known for giving rock songs a jazz-oriented style, by playing the fretless bass, with a big influence from Jaco Pastorius.

  81. Lalah Hathaway

    Lalah Hathaway
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1968-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    recording artistsingerjazz musician
    Biography

    Eulaulah Donyll "Lalah" Hathaway is an American singer. In 1990, Hathaway released her self-titled album. A Moment was released in 1994, debuting at number 34 on the Top R&B albums chart. In 1999, she collaborated with Joe Sample on the album The Song Lives On. After a five-year hiatus, she returned with her fourth album, Outrun the Sky (2004). The single "Forever, For Always, For Love" peaked at number 1 on the Hot Adult R&B Airplay.

  82. Diana Wang

    Diana Wang
    Born in
    Netherlands Flag Netherlands
    Years
    1990-.. (age 32)
    Occupations
    singeractor
    Biography

    Diana Wang is a Dutch-born Taiwanese singer and film actress.

  83. Reeves Gabrels

    Reeves Gabrels
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1956-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    singerguitaristsongwritermusician
    Biography

    Reeves Gabrels is an American guitarist, songwriter and record producer. A member and guitarist of British band the Cure since 2012, Gabrels worked with David Bowie from 1987 to 1999, and was a member of the band Tin Machine. He has lived in New York, Boston, London, Los Angeles, Nashville, and New York's Hudson Valley. His Nashville-based band since 2007, Reeves Gabrels & His Imaginary Friends, features Gabrels on guitar and vocals.

  84. Bob James

    Bob James
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1939-.. (age 83)
    Occupations
    music arrangerkeyboardistpianistjazz musiciancomposer
    Biography

    Robert McElhiney James, known professionally as Bob James, is an American jazz keyboardist, arranger, and record producer. He founded the band Fourplay and wrote "Angela", the theme song for the TV show Taxi. Music from his first seven albums has often been sampled and has contributed to the formation of hip hop. Among his most well known recordings are "Nautilus", "Westchester Lady", "Tappan Zee", and his version of "Take Me to The Mardi Gras".

  85. BT

    BT
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1971-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    club DJsongwriterdisc jockeycomposerrecord producer
    Biography

    Brian Wayne Transeau, known by his initials as BT, is an American musician, DJ, singer, songwriter, composer and audio engineer. An artist in the electronica music genre, he is credited as a pioneer of the trance and intelligent dance music styles that paved the way for EDM, and for "stretching electronic music to its technical breaking point." In 2010, he was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Electronic/Dance Album for These Hopeful Machines. He creates music within a myriad of styles, such as classical, film composition, and bass music.

  86. Justin Tranter

    Justin Tranter
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1980-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    composersingersinger-songwriter
    Biography

    Justin Drew Tranter is an American songwriter, singer, and activist. Frequently co-writing with Julia Michaels, Tranter has written songs for artists such as Britney Spears, Gwen Stefani, Linkin Park, Kelly Clarkson, Selena Gomez, Justin Bieber, DNCE, Kesha, Imagine Dragons, Fifth Harmony, 5 Seconds of Summer, Ariana Grande, Lady Gaga, Bea Miller, Demi Lovato, Dua Lipa, and Fall Out Boy. From 2004 to 2014, Tranter was the lead singer of Semi Precious Weapons, a rock band based in New York. Since February 2017, they have been a board member of GLAAD, an organization that promotes LGBT acceptance in the entertainment and news industries.

  87. Bill Frisell

    Bill Frisell
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1951-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    composerjazz guitaristguitaristmusicianjazz musician
    Biography

    William Richard Frisell is an American jazz guitarist, composer and arranger. Frisell first came to prominence at ECM Records in the 1980s, as both a session player and a leader. He went on to work in a variety of contexts, notably as a participant in the Downtown Scene in New York City where he formed a long working relationship with composer and saxophonist John Zorn. He was also a longtime member of veteran drummer Paul Motian's groups from the early 1980s until 2011 (upon Motian’s death). Since the late 1990’s, Frisell's output as a bandleader has also integrated prominent elements of folk, country, rock ‘n’ roll and Americana.

  88. Arthur H

    Arthur H
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1966-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    singerpianistsinger-songwriter
    Biography

    Arthur Higelin, better known under his stage name Arthur H (IPA: [aʁtyʁ ɑʃ]), is a French pianist, songwriter and singer. He is best known in France for his live performances—four of his albums were recorded live.

  89. Reb Beach

    Reb Beach
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    guitaristmusician
    Biography

    Richard Earl "Reb" Beach Jr. is an American rock guitarist. He is a member of the bands Winger and Whitesnake.

  90. Bruce Cockburn

    Bruce Cockburn
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1945-.. (age 77)
    Occupations
    recording artistsingersongwritermusicologistguitarist
    Biography

    Bruce Douglas Cockburn is a Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist. His song styles range from folk to jazz-influenced rock and his lyrics cover a broad range of topics including human rights, environmental issues, politics, and Christianity.

  91. Fonseca

    Fonseca
    Born in
    Colombia Flag Colombia
    Years
    1979-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    songwritersinger
    Biography

    Juan Fernando Fonseca is a Colombian singer-songwriter. Born in Bogota, Colombia, he chose music at an early age, studying music formally at institutions such as Javeriana University in Bogota and Berklee College of Music in Boston. Fonseca's self-titled debut gained him considerable attention in Colombia. His second album released Corazón (2005) explored the crossroads where pop/rock influences meet the vallenato, bullerengue, and tambora. Gratitud followed in 2008, with Ilusión arriving in 2011.

  92. Cleo Laine

    Cleo Laine
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1927-.. (age 95)
    Occupations
    actorjazz musicianstage actorsingerfilm actor
    Biography

    Dame Cleo Laine, Lady Dankworth is an English jazz and pop singer and an actress, known for her scat singing and for her vocal range. Though her natural range is that of a contralto, she is able to produce a G above high C, giving her an overall compass of well over three octaves. Laine is the only female performer to have received Grammy nominations in the jazz, popular and classical music categories. She is the widow of jazz composer and musician Sir John Dankworth.

  93. Elliot Easton

    Elliot Easton
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1953-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    singerguitaristsongwritermusician
    Biography

    Elliot Easton is an American musician, guitarist, singer and songwriter. He played lead guitar and sang backing vocals for The Cars, and his guitar solos are an integral part of the band's music. Easton has also recorded music as a solo artist, and has played in other bands. In 2018, Easton was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of the Cars.

  94. Sadao Watanabe

    Sadao Watanabe
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1933-.. (age 89)
    Occupations
    composersaxophonistjazz musician
    Biography

    Sadao Watanabe is a Japanese jazz musician who plays alto saxophone, sopranino saxophone, and flute. He is known for his bossa nova recordings, although his work encompasses many styles, with collaborations from musicians all over the world.

  95. Adam Dutkiewicz

    Adam Dutkiewicz
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1977-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    record producercomposerguitaristsingermusician
    Biography

    Adam Jonathan Dutkiewicz is an American musician, recording engineer, songwriter, and music producer, best known as the lead guitarist and backup vocalist from Massachusetts metalcore bands Killswitch Engage, Aftershock, and Times of Grace, as well as the guitarist and co-lead vocalist for the melodic death metal supergroup Serpentine Dominion.

  96. Mike Stern

    Mike Stern
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1953-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    composerjazz guitaristguitaristmusicianjazz musician
    Biography

    Mike Stern is an American jazz guitarist. After playing with Blood, Sweat & Tears, he worked with drummer Billy Cobham, then with trumpeter Miles Davis from 1981 to 1983 and again in 1985. He then began a solo career, releasing more than a dozen albums.

  97. Ashe

    Ashe
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1993-.. (age 29)
    Occupations
    musician
    Biography

    Ashlyn Rae Willson, better known as Ashe, is an American singer and songwriter. She is best known for her 2019 single "Moral of the Story", which was featured in the Netflix film To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You (2020) and was produced by Noah Conrad with additional production from Finneas O'Connell. Ashe also co-wrote Demi Lovato's 2017 single "You Don't Do It for Me Anymore" and has toured with Louis the Child, Lauv and Whethan. She was nominated for a Juno Award for her gold-certified single "Let You Get Away" with Shaun Frank. Her debut studio album Ashlyn was released on May 7, 2021.

  98. Juliana Hatfield

    Juliana Hatfield
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    recording artistcomposerautobiographersinger-songwriterguitarist
    Biography

    Juliana Hatfield is an American musician and singer-songwriter from the Boston area, formerly of the indie rock bands Blake Babies, Some Girls, and The Lemonheads. She also fronted her own band, The Juliana Hatfield Three, along with bassist Dean Fisher and drummer Todd Philips, which was active in the mid-1990s and again in the mid-2010s. It was with the Juliana Hatfield Three that she produced her best-charting work, including the critically acclaimed albums Become What You Are (1993) and Whatever, My Love (2015) and the singles "My Sister" (1993) and "Spin the Bottle" (1994).

  99. Mitsuyoshi Yoshino

    Mitsuyoshi Yoshino
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1951-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    record producercomposerkeyboardistmusicianmusic arranger
    Biography

    Mickie Yoshino is a Japanese keyboard player, composer, producer, and arranger. Yoshino is known for leading the rock band Godiego. In 2005, he won a Japan Academy Prize for his music. Yoshino's compositions were used in the film Swing Girls (Altamira Pictures). Yoshino still produces music with groups such as Godiego and EnTRANS.

  100. Dominic Miller

    Dominic Miller
    Born in
    Argentina Flag Argentina
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    songwriterguitarist
    Biography

    Dominic James Miller is an Argentine-born guitarist. With much of his career as a sideman and guitarist for singer Sting, he has also released several solo albums.