American musicians born in 1925

Here are 50 famous musicians from United States of America were born in 1925:

Jimmy Reed

Jimmy Reed (September 6, 1925 Washington County-August 29, 1976 Oakland) also known as Reed, Jimmy was an American singer and musician.

His albums include Bright Lights, Big City, Guitar, Harmonica & Feeling, The Blues Collection 18: You Don't Have to Go, The Very Best of Jimmy Reed, Big Boss Man / I'm a Love You, Greatest Hits, I'm Jimmy Reed, The Best of Jimmy Reed, The Masters and Big Boss Man. Genres he performed: Blues, Rhythm and blues, Rock and roll and Electric blues.

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Doc Pomus

Doc Pomus (June 27, 1925 Harlem-March 14, 1991 New York City) also known as Pomus, Doc was an American songwriter and singer. His child is Sharyn Felder.

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Celia Cruz

Celia Cruz (October 21, 1925 Havana-July 16, 2003 Fort Lee) a.k.a. Cellia Cruz, Úrsula Hilaria Celia de la Caridad Cruz Alfonso, The Queen of Salsa Music, Cruz, Celia, Sonora Matancera con Celia Cruz, La Guarachera de Cuba, La Guarachera del Mundo, La Reina de la Salsa, Úrsula Hilaria Celia de la Caridad Cruz Alfonso de la Santísima Trinidad or Cella Cruz was an American singer and actor.

Her discography includes: La Música Latina - Grandes Mitos Del Siglo XX (Vol 1 - El Pais), Dios disfrute a la reina, Resumen Musical, A Su Memoria, Absolute Best: Salsa, Azucar En El Cielo, Carnaval de éxitos, Cocktail Hour, El Carnaval De La Vida and Exitos Eternos. Genres: Salsa music, Bolero, Cha-cha-cha, Guaracha and Son.

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Marty Robbins

Marty Robbins (September 26, 1925 Glendale-December 8, 1982 Nashville) also known as Marty Robins, Martin David Robinson, Robbins, Marty or Mister Teardrop was an American race car driver, singer, musician, songwriter, actor and multi-instrumentalist. He had two children, Ronny Robbins and Janet Robbins.

His most recognized albums: R.F.D. Marty Robbins, All Around Cowboy, A Lifetime of Song: 1951-1982, Biggest Hits, The Essential Marty Robbins: 1951-1982, El Paso City, Hawaii's Calling Me, Rock'n Roll'n Robbins: Marty Robbins Sings, The Story of My Life: The Marty Robbins/Ray Conniff Recordings and A Christmas Remembered. Genres he performed: Country, Gospel music, Rockabilly, Pop music, Rock and roll and Western music.

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Sammy Davis, Jr.

Sammy Davis, Jr. (December 8, 1925 Harlem-May 16, 1990 Beverly Hills) also known as Sammy Davis Jnr, Samuel George Davis, Jr., Samuel George Davis Jr., Davis, Sammy, Jr., Samuel George Davis, Sammy Davis, Will Mastin Trio, Will Maston Trio, Smoky, Mister Show Business, Samuel George "Sammy" Davis, Jr., Sammy or Silent Sammy, the Dancing Midget was an American singer, dancer, actor, musician, entertainer, film producer and television producer. He had four children, Tracey Davis, Mark Davis, Jeff Davis and Manny Davis.

His albums include Sammy & Friends, Ten Golden Greats, The Essentials, With a Song in My Heart, All-Star Spectacular, California Suite, Sings the Big Ones for Young Lovers, What Kind of Fool Am I: And Other Show-Stoppers, All the Things You Are and Greatest Hits, Volume 2.

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Gene Ammons

Gene Ammons (April 14, 1925 Chicago-August 6, 1974 Chicago) also known as Eugene Ammons, Genne Ammons, Ammons, Gene or Jug Ammons was an American saxophonist.

His discography includes: Juggin' Around, Greatest Hits, Volume 1: The Sixties, Bad! Bossa Nova, Boss Tenor, The Big Sound, The Gene Ammons Story: Gentle Jug, The Gene Ammons Story: Organ Combos, Groove Blues, All-Star Sessions and The Boss Is Back!. Genres related to him: Jazz.

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Dodo Marmarosa

Dodo Marmarosa (January 12, 1925 Pittsburgh-September 17, 2002 Pittsburgh) also known as Marmarosa, Dodo was an American jazz pianist.

His albums include Dodo's Back!, Jug & Dodo, and . His related genres: Jazz.

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Zoot Sims

Zoot Sims (October 29, 1925 Inglewood-March 23, 1985 New York City) a.k.a. Zoot Simms, Zoot Simes, John Haley Sims, Zoots Sims or Sims, Zoot was an American , .

His albums: Zoot!, Somebody Loves Me, Zoot Sims and the Gershwin Brothers, For Lady Day, The Best of Zoot Sims, The Swinger, As Time Goes By: The Rare Dawn Sessions, Down Home, Hawthorne Nights and Passion Flower: Zoot Sims Plays Duke Ellington. His related genres: Jazz, Big Band and Cool jazz.

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Donald O'Connor

Donald O'Connor (August 28, 1925 Chicago-September 27, 2003 Woodland Hills) a.k.a. Donald O'Conner, David Dixon Ronald O’Connor, Donald David Dixon Ronald O'Connor or O'Connor, Donald was an American singer, actor, television director, television producer and dancer. He had four children, Donald Frederick O'Connor, Donna O'Connor, Kevin O'Connor and Alicia O'Conner.

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Eugene Istomin

Eugene Istomin (November 26, 1925 New York City-October 10, 2003) was an American pianist.

His most important albums: The Complete Piano Trios, The Sonatas for Piano & Violin, Volume 1, Trio pour piano No. 1 (Stern, Rose, Istomin), Trio No. 2, Op. 100, The Sonatas for Piano & Violin, Volume 2, Mozart Concertos no. 21 in C major, K. 467 / no. 24 in C minor, K. 491 and Piano Trio Op. 70 No. 1 "Ghost", Piano Trio Op. 97 "Archduke".

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Dorothy Loudon

Dorothy Loudon (September 17, 1925 Boston-November 15, 2003 New York City) a.k.a. Loudon, Dorothy or Dotty was an American singer and actor.

Her most well known albums: Saloon and Broadway Baby.

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Mel Tormé

Mel Tormé (September 13, 1925 Chicago-June 5, 1999 Los Angeles) a.k.a. Mel Torne, Torme, Mel, Mel Torme, Mel Tormè, Tormé, Mel, Melvin Howard Tormé, Mel Tormé, Melvin Howard Tormé, The Kid With the Gauze In His Jaws, The Velvet Fog, Mr. Butterscotch or Mr. Mel Tormé was an American singer, actor, musician, music arranger, film score composer, drummer, pianist, author and composer. His children are Daisy Tormé, James Tormé, Steve March-Tormé, Melissa Torme-March and Tracy Tormé.

Discography: Night at the Concord Pavilion, The Great American Songbook: Live at Michael's Pub, A Tribute to Bing Crosby, Jazz 'round Midnight, Encore at Marty's New York, The Mel Tormé Collection: 1944-1985, That's All, The Legendary Mel Tormé, London Sessions and 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: The Best of Mel Tormé. Genres related to him: Jazz.

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Clifton Chenier

Clifton Chenier (June 25, 1925 Opelousas-December 12, 1987 Lafayette) a.k.a. C.J. Chenier, Chenier, Clifton, King of the South, King of Zydeco or Chenier was an American singer, musician and songwriter.

His discography includes: Louisiana Blues And Zydeco, Bayou Blues, Squeezebox Boogie, Bon Ton Roulet! & More, Jazz & Blues Collection 44: Clifton Chenier, Live! At the Long Beach and San Francisco Blues Festivals, Zydeco Dynamite: The Clifton Chenier Anthology, Zydeco Sont Pas Sale, Le Roi du Zydeco and Live at Grant Street. His related genres: Zydeco, Cajun music, Blues, Jazz, Rhythm and blues, Swamp blues and Creole music.

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Cal Tjader

Cal Tjader (July 16, 1925 St. Louis-May 5, 1982 Manila) also known as A C Tjader, Tjader, Cal, Cal T. Jader, Jader, Cal T. or Caltjader was an American musician, bandleader and composer.

His albums include Solar Heat, Verve Jazz Masters 39: Cal Tjader, Concerts In The Sun, A Fuego Vivo, Amazonas, Black Orchid, Cal Tjader Sounds Out Burt Bacharach, Descarga, Extremes: Cal Tjader Trio-Breathe Easy and Good Vibes. Genres: Latin jazz, Jazz, Afro-Cuban jazz and Bebop.

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Gunther Schuller

Gunther Schuller (November 22, 1925 New York City-) otherwise known as Schuller, Gunther or Gunther A. Schuller is an American composer, conductor, author, musician and historian. His children are called George Schuller and Ed Schuller.

His albums: Journey Into Jazz (Boston Modern Orchestra Project feat. conductor: Gil Rose), Music for Brass, Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 / Brahms: Symphony No. 1, Larry Combs, Clarinet, American Contemporaries and Antal Doráti Conducts Stravinsky, Prokofiev, Gershwin, Copland, R. Strauss, etc. (Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra).

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Wallace Davenport

Wallace Davenport (June 30, 1925 United States of America-March 18, 2004) was an American trumpeter.

His albums include Earl Hines in New Orleans.

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Roy Haynes

Roy Haynes (March 13, 1925 Roxbury, Boston-) also known as Haynes, Roy or Roy Owen Haynes is an American composer, bandleader, drummer, musician and actor. He has two children, Graham Haynes and Craig Haynes.

Discography: True or False, Love Letters, Praise, The Roy Haynes Trio, Birds of a Feather: A Tribute to Charlie Parker, Cracklin', Just Us, We Three, More Live at the Showboat 1963 and Cymbalism. Genres he performed include Bebop, Hard bop and Jazz.

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Bill Dixon

Bill Dixon (October 5, 1925 Nantucket-June 16, 2010) also known as Dixon, Bill was an American teacher, musician, composer and trumpeter.

His albums include Papyrus, Volume II, 17 Musicians in Search of a Sound: Darfur, Tapestries for Small Orchestra, Bill Dixon in Italy - Volume 1, Bill Dixon With Exploding Star Orchestra, , November 1981, Considerations 1, and Considerations 2. Genres: Jazz.

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Art Pepper

Art Pepper (September 1, 1925 Gardena-June 15, 1982 Los Angeles) a.k.a. Pepper, Art was an American composer.

His albums include Live at the Village Vanguard (disc 1), Stardust, The Best of..., The Complete Galaxy Recordings, The Complete Village Vanguard Sessions, The Hollywood All-Star Sessions, Complete Straight Ahead Sessions, Complete Discovery-Savoy Master Takes, Complete Surf Club Sessions and Straight Life. Genres he performed: Hard bop, West Coast jazz, Cool jazz, Post-bop, Bebop, Jazz and Mainstream jazz.

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Mal Waldron

Mal Waldron (August 16, 1925 New York City-December 2, 2002 Brussels) also known as Waldron, Mal, Malcolm Earl Waldron or Mal was an American jazz pianist, musician and composer.

His albums include One More Time, All Alone, The Quest, Wheelin' & Dealin', The Dealers, Communiqué, Mal Waldron with the Steve Lacy Quintet, Sempre Amore, Mal-2 and Soul Eyes. His related genres: Hard bop, Avant-garde jazz, Modal jazz, Post-bop and Modern Creative.

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Adele Addison

Adele Addison (July 24, 1925 New York City-) is an American , .

Her albums include CBS Great Performances, Volume 89: Handel: Messiah Highlights, Bernstein Century: Time Cycle / Phorion / Song of Songs and Messiah.

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Walter Nicks

Walter Nicks (July 26, 1925-April 3, 2007) was an American , .

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Robert B. Sherman

Robert B. Sherman (December 19, 1925 Brooklyn-March 5, 2012 London) also known as Robert Sherman, Moose, Robert Bernard Sherman or Sherman Brothers was an American songwriter, screenwriter, publisher, film score composer and film producer. He had four children, Robert Jason Sherman, Laurie Shane, Tracy Sherman and Jeffrey C. Sherman.

His most well known albums: Mary Poppins, The Slipper and the Rose, Mary Poppins: Special Edition, Playhouse Disney, Aristocats, The Many Songs of Winnie the Pooh, Das Dschungelbuch, Charlotte's Web, Songs From the Tigger Movie and The Tigger Movie Songs & Story. Genres he performed: Musical and Musical theatre.

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Jimmy Bryant

Jimmy Bryant (March 5, 1925 Moultrie-September 22, 1980) a.k.a. Bryant, Jimmy or Ivy J. Bryant, Jr. was an American guitarist, musician and composer.

Related albums: Swingin' on the Strings: The Speedy West & Jimmy Bryant Collection, Volume 2, Flaming Guitars and Stratosphere Boogie: The Flaming Guitars of Speedy West & Jimmy Bryant.

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Dory Previn

Dory Previn (October 22, 1925 Rahway-February 14, 2012 SouthField, Massachusetts) a.k.a. Previn, Dory, Dorothy Veronica Langan, Dory Langan, Dory Langdon, Dory Previn Shannon or Dory Shannon was an American singer-songwriter, lyricist and poet.

Discography: Reflections in a Mud Puddle: Taps Tremors and Time Steps, Mythical Kings & Iguanas / Reflections in a Mud Puddle, Live at Carnegie Hall, On My Way to Where, Mythical Kings and Iguanas, Mary C. Brown and the Hollywood Sign, Dory Previn, We're Children of Coincidence and Harpo Marx, In Search of Mythical Kings: The U.A. Years and The Leprechauns Are Upon Me.

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Billy Williamson

Billy Williamson (February 9, 1925 Conshohocken-March 22, 1996 Swarthmore) a.k.a. William F. Williamson or William F. 'Billy' Williamson was an American , .

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James King

James King (May 22, 1925 Dodge City-November 20, 2005 Naples) also known as King, James was an American singer.

His albums include Das Lied von der Erde, Orchestral Songs, Fidelio, Parsifal and Symphony No. 9 "Choral".

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Eddie Layton

Eddie Layton (October 10, 1925 Philadelphia-December 26, 2004 Forest Hills) also known as Edward M. "Eddie" Layton or Edward M. Layton was an American organist.

Discography: Great Organ Hits.

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Rose Maddox

Rose Maddox (August 15, 1925 Boaz-April 15, 1998 Ashland) also known as Maddox, Rose was an American singer, singer-songwriter and fiddler.

Her albums: The One Rose. Genres related to her: Country.

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Don Costa

Don Costa (June 10, 1925 Boston-January 19, 1983 New York City) also known as Puccini of Pop or Dominick P. Costa was an American film score composer, record producer and music arranger. He had three children, Nikka Costa, Taco Costa and Nancy Costa.

His discography includes: The Misfits / Chi Chi. Genres related to him: Pop music and Popular music.

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Charlie Byrd

Charlie Byrd (September 16, 1925 Suffolk-December 2, 1999 Annapolis) also known as Charles L. Byrd was an American musician and guitarist. He had two children, Carol Rose Byrd and Charlotte Byrd.

Related albums: The Charlie Byrd Christmas Album, Blue Byrd, The Return Of The Great Guitars, Latin Byrd, Classical Byrd, My Inspiration, For Louis, Byrd by the Sea, Charlie Byrd: The Best of the Concord Years and Byrd Song. Genres he performed include Brazilian jazz, Swing music, Bossa nova and Latin jazz.

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Derroll Adams

Derroll Adams (November 27, 1925 Portland-February 6, 2000 Antwerp) a.k.a. Adams, Derroll or Derrol Adams was an American singer and singer-songwriter.

His discography includes: Feelin' Fine and The Rambling Boys. Genres he performed include Folk music.

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Gigi Gryce

Gigi Gryce (November 28, 1925 Pensacola-March 14, 1983 Pensacola) a.k.a. Gryce, Gigi was an American , .

His albums: Gigi Gryce and the Jazz Lab Quintet, The Hap'nin's, Nica's Tempo, At Newport, When Farmer Met Gryce, Jazz Lab, The Rat Race Blues, New Formulas From the Jazz Lab, Saying Somethin'! and Complete Jazz Lab Studio Sessions, Volume 1. Genres: Jazz.

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Carmel Quinn

Carmel Quinn (July 31, 1925 Dublin-) also known as Quinn, Carmel is an American singer.

Her albums: Arthur Godfrey Presents Carmel Quinn and Reissued by Request.

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Benny Benjamin

Benny Benjamin (July 25, 1925 Mobile-April 20, 1969 Detroit) also known as Benny, Benny 'Papa Zita' Benjamin, William Benjamin or Benjamin, Benny was an American musician and drummer.

Genres he performed: Rhythm and blues and Jazz.

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Mickey Baker

Mickey Baker (October 15, 1925 Louisville-November 27, 2012 Montastruc-la-Conseillère) also known as Mickey 'Guitar' Baker, Baker, Mickey, Guitar or McHouston Baker was an American musician, guitarist and film score composer. His children are MacHouston Jr. and Bonita Lee.

Discography: The Wildest Guitar, Rock With a Sock, Mississippi Delta Dues and In the '50s: Hits, Git & Split. Genres: Rock and roll, Jazz and Rhythm and blues.

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Al Grey

Al Grey (June 6, 1925 Aldie-March 24, 2000 Phoenix) a.k.a. Grey, Al was an American trombonist and musician.

His discography includes: Centerpiece: Live at the Blue Note, The New Al Grey Quintet, Fab, Things Are Getting Better All the Time, Al Meets Bjarne, Grey's Mood, Having a Ball, Al Grey and Jesper Thilo Quintet and Ain't That Funk for You.

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Elmer Dresslar, Jr.

Elmer Dresslar, Jr. (March 25, 1925 St. Francis-October 16, 2005) also known as Elmer Dresslar or Dresslar, Elmer was an American singer.

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Kirke Mechem

Kirke Mechem (August 16, 1925 Wichita-) also known as Mechem, Kirke is an American composer.

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Ruth Slenczynska

Ruth Slenczynska (January 15, 1925 Sacramento-) is an American pianist.

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June Christy

June Christy (November 20, 1925 Springfield-June 21, 1990 Sherman Oaks) a.k.a. Shirley Luster or Christy, June was an American singer.

Her most recognized albums: Impromptu, Gone for the Day + Fair and Warmer!, Big Band Specials, Somewhere There's Music, This Is June Christy! / June Christy Recalls Those Kenton Days, Cool Christy, Ballads for Night People, June's Got Rhythm, The Cool School / Do Re Mi and Ballads for Night People & Intimate Miss Christy. Genres: Pop music, Cool jazz and Jazz.

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John Palmer

John Palmer (September 3, 1925-) also known as Igor Shouisky is an American , .

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Marty Paich

Marty Paich (January 23, 1925 Oakland-August 12, 1995 Santa Barbara County) also known as Paich, Marty, Martin Louis Paich or Marty Paitch was an American record producer, conductor, composer, jazz pianist, film score composer and music director. He had one child, David Paich.

His albums: A Jazz Band Ball: First Set, A Jazz Band Ball: Second Set, Trio, Jazz for Relaxation, The Broadway Bit / I Get a Boot Out of You, Arranger, Conductor, Piano and Falling Down.

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Tony Fontane

Tony Fontane (September 18, 1925 Ann Arbor-June 30, 1974) was an American singer. He had one child, Char Fontane.

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Emmanuel Ghent

Emmanuel Ghent (May 15, 1925 Montreal-March 31, 2003 New York City) was an American teacher, psychiatrist, composer and researcher. His child is Theresa Ghent Locklear.

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Barbara Carroll

Barbara Carroll (January 25, 1925 Worcester-) also known as Carroll, Barbara, Barbara Carrol or Barbara Carole Coppersmith is an American singer, jazz pianist and actor.

Her albums: Live at the Carlyle, This Heart of Mine, Everything I Love and Live at Birdland. Genres: Jazz.

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Benny Bailey

Benny Bailey (August 13, 1925 Cleveland-April 14, 2005 Amsterdam) a.k.a. Bailey, Benny was an American songwriter, record producer and musician.

His albums include Peruvian Nights - Live and The Satchmo Legacy. Genres he performed: Hard bop, Bebop and Jazz.

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James Moody

James Moody (March 26, 1925 Savannah-December 9, 2010 San Diego) also known as Moody, James or James Moony was an American musician and composer. His children are called Regan Moody, Danny Moody, Patrick McGowan and Michelle Moody Bagdanove.

His albums: Hi Fi Party, Moody Plays Mancini, Return From Overbrook, Moody With Strings, Americans Swinging in Paris (In a Rush), Feelin' It Together, Never Again!, Sweet and Lovely, Sun Journey and Beyond This World. His related genres: Jazz, Hard bop and Bebop.

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Elaine Stritch

Elaine Stritch (February 2, 1925 Detroit-July 17, 2014 Birmingham) also known as María Elena Lucena was an American actor, singer and voice actor.

Her albums include Stritch and Elaine Stritch: At Liberty.

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Al Cohn

Al Cohn (November 24, 1925 Brooklyn-February 15, 1988 Stroudsburg) also known as Cohn, Al or Alvin Gilbert Cohn was an American composer and bandleader.

His most well known albums: Mr. Music, Al Cohn Quintet (feat. Bob Brookmeyer), Standards of Excellence, Overtones, Cohn on the Saxophone, Four Brass, One Tenor... Al Cohn, That Old Feeling, The Natural Seven, Al Cohn's America and True Blue. His related genres: West Coast jazz and Big Band.

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