American musicians born in 1934

Here are 50 famous musicians from United States of America were born in 1934:

Steve Lacy

Steve Lacy (July 23, 1934 New York City-June 4, 2004 Boston) otherwise known as Steven Norman Lackritz or Steven Lackritz was an American saxophonist and jazz composer.

His most recognized albums: The Beat Suite, N.Y. Capers & Quirks, Plays Thelonious Monk (Reflections), Sands, The Way, The Forest and the Zoo, Trickles, Soprano Sax, The Flame and The Window. Genres: Jazz, Dixieland and Avant-garde jazz.

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Jackie Wilson

Jackie Wilson (June 9, 1934 Detroit-January 21, 1984 Mount Holly) a.k.a. Jackie Wilsn, Wilson, Jackie, Jack Leroy Wilson Jr. or Jacky Wilson was an American singer, musician and singer-songwriter.

His most important albums: Higher and Higher, Mr. Excitement, Reet Petite, 20 Greatest Hits, Greatest Hits, Reet Petite, The Very Best of Jackie Wilson, The Titan of Soul, Christmas Eve With Jackie Wilson and I Get the Sweetest Feeling. Genres he performed include Rhythm and blues, Pop music, Soul music and Rock and roll.

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Del Shannon

Del Shannon (December 30, 1934 Grand Rapids-February 8, 1990 Santa Clarita) also known as Charles Weedon Westover or Charlie Johnson was an American singer, singer-songwriter and guitarist.

His discography includes: Runaway With Del Shannon, Hats Off to Del Shannon, Little Town Flirt, Handy Man, One Thousand Six-Hundred Sixty-One Seconds of Del Shannon, This Is My Bag, The Further Adventures of Charles Westover, Drop Down and Get Me, Rock On! and 1961-1990: A Complete Career Anthology. His related genres: Hard rock, Rock music, Country rock and Country.

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Pat Boone

Pat Boone (June 1, 1934 Jacksonville-) also known as Charles Eugene Patrick Boone, Boone, Pat, Charles Eugene Boone or Charles Eugene "Pat" Boone is an American singer, musician, songwriter, actor, spokesperson, writer, film producer, singer-songwriter and presenter. His children are called Linda Boone, Laurey Boone, Debby Boone and Cherry Boone.

His albums: In a Metal Mood: No More Mr. Nice Guy, The Best Of Pat Boone, 12 Tender Love Songs, 16 Golden Classics, 16 Original World Hits, Hymns We Love, Love Letters in the Sand, More Greatest Hits, Pat Boone's Greatest Hits and Pat Boone. Genres he performed: Rhythm and blues, Blues, Ballad, Pop music, Christian music, Country, Rock and roll and Gospel music.

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Orrin Hatch

Orrin Hatch (March 22, 1934 Pittsburgh-) also known as Orrin Grant Hatch, Orrin G. Hatch, Orrin G Hatch, Senator Orrin Hatch, Sen. Hatch or Senator Hatch is an American lawyer, writer and politician. He has six children, Scott Hatch, Brent Hatch, Kimberly Hatch, Alysa Hatch, Marcia Hatch and Jesse Hatch.

His albums: My God Is Love. His related genres: Christian music.

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Frankie Valli

Frankie Valli (May 3, 1934 Newark-) a.k.a. Francis Castelluccio, Francis Stephen Castelluccio, Frankie Valley, Frankie Vally or Francesco Stephen Castelluccio is an American singer and actor. He has six children, Francesco Valli, Emilio Valli, Brando Valli, Antonia Valli, Francine Valli and Celia Valli.

His most important albums: The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine (Anymore), Closeup, Can't Take My Eyes Off You, Gold Greatest Hits, Swearin' to God, My Eyes Adored You, Boomerang / Look at the World It's Changing, Can't Take My Eyes Off You, Fallen Angel and Greatest Hits, Volume 1. Genres related to him: Pop music, Rock music, Doo-wop, Disco, Rhythm and blues, Pop rock, Blue-eyed soul, Traditional pop music and Rock and roll.

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Cedar Walton

Cedar Walton (January 17, 1934 Dallas-August 19, 2013 Brooklyn) also known as Walton, Cedar was an American jazz pianist.

His discography includes: The Promise Land, Underground Memoirs, Bambino, Composer, Latin Tinge, Manhattan Afternoon, Naima, The Trio, Volume 2, Manhattan After Hours and Spectrum. Genres he performed: Hard bop, Jazz-funk and Jazz.

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James Tenney

James Tenney (August 10, 1934 Silver City-August 24, 2006 Valencia) a.k.a. Tenney, James, James Carl Tenney or Tenney was an American composer, music theorist, film score composer, actor and teacher.

His discography includes: Forms 1-4 (disc 1), Postal Pieces, Selected Works 1961-1969 and Melody, Ergodicity and Indeterminancy.

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Marilyn Horne

Marilyn Horne (January 16, 1934 Bradford-) otherwise known as Jackie or Marilynn Horne is an American singer, actor and voice actor. She has one child, Angela Lewis.

Her albums include All Through the Night, Recital, , Lucrezia Borgia (National Philharmonic Orchestra & London Opera Chorus feat. conductor: Richard Bonynge), Il trittico: Il tabarro / Suor Angelica / Gianni Schicchi, Chabrier: España / Falla: El Sombrero de tres picos, La vida breve, El Amor Brujo (New York Philharmonic feat. conductor: Leonard Bernstein), The Age of Bel Canto: Operatic Scenes, Carmen, Fanfare For the Common Man / Appalachian Spring / El salón México / Dance Symphony / Rodeo Dances / Lincoln Portrait / Old American Songs / Music for Movies and .

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Bill Chase

Bill Chase (October 20, 1934 Boston-August 9, 1974 Jackson) a.k.a. Chase, Bill or William Edward Chiaiese was an American trumpeter.

His albums: Ennea and Chase. Genres he performed: Jazz, Jazz fusion and Big Band.

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Art Porter, Sr.

Art Porter, Sr. (February 8, 1934 Little Rock-March 1, 1993) was an American , .

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John Wimber

John Wimber (February 25, 1934 Peoria-November 17, 1997 Orange County) was an American writer.

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Dave Grusin

Dave Grusin (June 26, 1934 Littleton-) also known as David Grusin, Robert David "Dave" Grusin or Robert David Grusin is an American composer, music arranger, musician, pianist, film score composer and actor. His children are Stuart Grusin, Scott Grusin and Michael Grusin.

His albums include Mountain Dance, Cinemagic (London Symphony Orchestra feat. conductors: Dave Grusin & Harry Rabinowitz), Homage to Duke, Two for the Road: The Music of Henry Mancini, Dave Grusin Presents West Side Story, Discovered Again!, Golden Fund, Hope Floats, Random Hearts and Three Days of the Condor.

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Jimmy Garrison

Jimmy Garrison (March 3, 1934 Miami-April 7, 1976 New York City) a.k.a. Garrison, Jimmy was an American bassist.

His discography includes: More Live at the Showboat 1963 and Illumination!. Genres he performed include Jazz.

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Stanley Turrentine

Stanley Turrentine (April 5, 1934 Pittsburgh-September 12, 2000 New York City) a.k.a. Stanly Turrentine, Turrentine, Stanley or Stanley Turentine was an American musician, composer and bandleader.

His albums: If I Could, Ballads, Betcha, Don't Mess With Mister T, Let It Go, The Best of Stanley Turrentine, Up at Minton's, Volume 1, Up at Minton's, Volume 2, Midnite Jazz & Blues: Let It Be and The Story of Jazz: Stan Kenton. Genres he performed include Bebop, Hard bop, Soul jazz and Jazz blues.

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Ersel Hickey

Ersel Hickey (June 27, 1934 Brighton-July 12, 2004 Manhattan) also known as Ersel O'Hickey or Hickey, Ersel was an American songwriter and singer.

His albums include Hangin' Around / Bluebirds Over the Mountain. Genres: Rockabilly.

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Dennis Crosby

Dennis Crosby (July 13, 1934 Los Angeles-May 4, 1991 Novato) a.k.a. Dennis Michael Crosby, The Crosby Brothers or Dennis Michael Crosby Sr. was an American singer and actor. He had seven children, Denise Crosby, Gregory Crosby, Dennis Crosby Jr., Patrick Anthony Crosby, Erin Colleen Crosby, Kelly Lee Crosby and Catherine Denise Crosby.

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Eddie Harris

Eddie Harris (October 20, 1934 Chicago-November 5, 1996 Los Angeles) also known as Edward Harris or Eddie Harri was an American musician.

His albums: The In Sound, The Electrifying Eddie Harris, Artist's Choice: The Eddie Harris Anthology, Cool Sax, Warm Heart / From Hollywood to Broadway, E.H. in the U.K. / Is It In, Excursions, Exodus to Jazz, How Can You Live Like That?, I Need Some Money and Is It In. Genres: Hard bop, Jazz fusion, Soul jazz, Jazz-funk and Jazz.

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Mario Davidovsky

Mario Davidovsky (March 4, 1934 Médanos, Buenos Aires-) also known as Davidovsky, Mario is an American composer and professor.

His most well known albums: Flashbacks (New York Music Ensemble & Speculum Musicae) and Salvos: Chamber Music of Mario Davidovsky (Empyrean Ensemble).

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Art Davis

Art Davis (December 5, 1934 Harrisburg-July 29, 2007 Long Beach) also known as Davis, Art was an American bassist, composer and musician.

Genres: Jazz.

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Tammy Grimes

Tammy Grimes (January 30, 1934 Lynn-) also known as Tammy Grimes Slate or Tammy Lee Grimes is an American singer, actor, presenter and voice actor. She has one child, Amanda Plummer.

Discography: The Unmistakable Tammy Grimes.

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Freddie King

Freddie King (September 3, 1934 Gilmer-December 28, 1976 Dallas) also known as Freddy King or King, Freddie was an American singer, guitarist, musician and singer-songwriter.

His discography includes: I Love the Woman / Hide Away, Getting Ready..., All His Hits, Greatest Hits, Hide Away: The Best of Freddie King, Just Pickin': Let's Hide Away and Dance Away With Freddie King / Freddie King Gives You a Bonanza of Instrumentals, Palace of the King, Texas Flyer, Live at the Electric Ballroom, 1974 and Texas Sensation. Genres: Blues, Funk, Rock music, Blues rock and Electric blues.

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Martin Charnin

Martin Charnin (November 24, 1934 New York City-) a.k.a. Marty Charnin is an American lyricist, theatre director, composer, writer and screenwriter.

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Sam Gooden

Sam Gooden (September 2, 1934 Chattanooga-) a.k.a. Gooden, Sam is an American musician and singer.

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John D. Loudermilk

John D. Loudermilk (March 31, 1934 Durham-) a.k.a. John D. Laudermilk, Ebe Sneezer, Johnny Dee or Dee, Johnny is an American songwriter and singer.

His albums include Blue Train, The Open Mind of John D Loudermilk, Tobacco Road / Midnight Bus, Suburban Attitudes In Country Verse, Love Compilation and The Best of John D. Loudermilk. Genres: Country and Pop music.

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Merle Kilgore

Merle Kilgore (August 9, 1934 Chickasha-February 6, 2005 Mexico) a.k.a. Kilgore, Merle was an American songwriter, singer, singer-songwriter and actor.

Genres he performed: Country.

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George Shirley

George Shirley (April 18, 1934 Indianapolis-) is an American singer.

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Dan Ingram

Dan Ingram (September 7, 1934 New York-) is an American , . His child is DJ Empress.

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Ray Walker

Ray Walker (March 16, 1934 Centreville-) also known as Walker, Ray is an American musician and bassist.

His discography includes: Ray Walker's Congregational Classics, No. 7 Congregational and I'd Rather Have Jesus.

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Ellis Marsalis, Jr.

Ellis Marsalis, Jr. (November 14, 1934 New Orleans-) also known as Ellis Marsalis, Ellis Louis Marsalis, Jr. or Ellis Louis Marsalis is an American musician, teacher and pianist. He has six children, Branford Marsalis, Ellis Marsalis III, Delfeayo Marsalis, Jason Marsalis, Mboya Kenyatta Marsalis and Wynton Marsalis.

Discography: Ruminations in New York, Duke In Blue, Heart of Gold, The Classic Ellis Marsalis, Whistle Stop, UAB SuperJazz, Featuring Ellis Marsalis, Piano In E - Solo Piano, On The First Occasion, An Evening With The Ellis Marsalis Quartet Set 1 (Disc 1) and An Open Letter to Thelonius. Genres he performed: Jazz.

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Sneaky Pete Kleinow

Sneaky Pete Kleinow (August 20, 1934 South Bend-January 6, 2007 Petaluma) a.k.a. Pete Kleinow, Sneeky Pete Kleinow, Sneeky Pete, Kleinow, Pete, Pete, Sneeky, Sneaky Pete, Peter E. Kleinow or Peter Kleinow was an American singer, musician, guitarist, special effects artist and songwriter.

Genres he performed: Country rock and Country.

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Phillip Crosby

Phillip Crosby (July 13, 1934 Los Angeles County-January 13, 2004 Woodland Hills) also known as Phillip Lang Crosby, Phil Crosby or The Crosby Brothers was an American singer and actor. He had five children, Dixie Lee Crosby, Brian Patrick Crosby, Mary Elizabeth Crosby, Bing Crosby and Phillip L. Crosby Jr..

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Horace Tapscott

Horace Tapscott (April 6, 1934 Houston-February 27, 1999) a.k.a. Tapscott, Horace was an American jazz pianist and musician.

His most well known albums: The Dark Tree.

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Bobby Bradford

Bobby Bradford (July 19, 1934 Cleveland-) otherwise known as Bradford, Bobby is an American composer, professor, musician and trumpeter.

His albums: Love's Dream, Seeking and . Genres he performed: Jazz.

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Don Walser

Don Walser (September 14, 1934 Brownfield-September 20, 2006) also known as Walser, Don was an American singer, songwriter and mechanic.

His albums: Rolling Stone From Texas, Dare to Dream - The Best of Don Walser, Texas Top Hand and Down at the Sky-Vue Drive-In. Genres: Country and Western swing.

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Wynn Stewart

Wynn Stewart (June 7, 1934 Morrisville-July 17, 1985) otherwise known as Stewart, Wynn, Wynn Steward or Winford Lindsey Stewart was an American singer, songwriter and singer-songwriter.

His albums: Wishful Thinking, Very Best of: 1958-1962, Uncle Tom Got Caught / Wishful Thinking, Big Big Love / One More Memory, Come on: Gonna Shake This Shack Tonight, It's Such A Pretty World Today, It's Such A Pretty World Today and Wynn Stewart. Genres: Country and Bakersfield sound.

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Florence Henderson

Florence Henderson (February 14, 1934 Dale-) also known as Florence Agnes Henderson is an American singer, actor, television producer and hypnotherapist. She has four children, Robert Bernstein, Elizabeth Bernstein, Barbara Bernstein and Joseph Bernstein.

Her albums include Fiorello! / The Sound of Music.

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Huey "Piano" Smith

Huey "Piano" Smith (January 26, 1934 New Orleans-) also known as Smith, Huey "Piano" is an American , .

Genres he performed: Rock music, Rhythm and blues and Rock and roll.

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Johnny Moore

Johnny Moore (December 14, 1934 Selma-December 30, 1998 Los Angeles) also known as Moore, Johnny was an American singer and musician.

Genres related to him: Pop music and Soul music.

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Agustin Anievas

Agustin Anievas (November 6, 1934 United States of America-) also known as Anievas is an American musician and pianist.

His albums include Waltzes nos. 1-19 / Impromptus nos. 1-3 and New Philharmonia Orchestra. His related genres: Classical music.

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Junior Cook

Junior Cook (July 22, 1934 Pensacola-February 3, 1992 New York City) a.k.a. Cook, Junior was an American musician.

His albums include Junior's Cookin', Somethin's Cookin', Stablemates, On a Misty Night, The Place to Be and Pressure Cooker. His related genres: Jazz and Hard bop.

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Dottie Rambo

Dottie Rambo (March 2, 1934 Madisonville-May 11, 2008 Mount Vernon) also known as Rambo, Dottie was an American singer-songwriter and singer.

Her albums: Down by the Creek Bank. Genres she performed include Southern gospel and Christian music.

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Charlie Hodge

Charlie Hodge (December 14, 1934 Decatur-March 3, 2006 Knoxville) otherwise known as Charles Franklin Hodge or Slewfoot was an American singer, vocal coach and musician.

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Alice Gerrard

Alice Gerrard (July 8, 1934 Seattle-) also known as Gerrard, Alice is an American singer.

Her albums include Pieces of My Heart, Hazel Dickens & Alice Gerrard, Pioneering Women of Bluegrass, Hazel & Alice, Who's That Knocking?, Won't You Come & Sing for Me?, Bowling Green, Follow the Music, Calling Me Home: Songs of Love and Loss and Bittersweet.

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Roger Christian

Roger Christian (July 3, 1934 New York-July 11, 1991 Tarzana) a.k.a. Roger "Hot Dog Rog" Christian was an American songwriter, lyricist, disc jockey, actor and radio personality.

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Jack Ashford

Jack Ashford (May 18, 1934 Philadelphia-) also known as Ashford, Jack is an American musician and composer.

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Uriel Jones

Uriel Jones (June 13, 1934 Detroit-March 24, 2009 Dearborn) was an American musician and drummer.

Genres he performed include Soul music.

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Dave Guard

Dave Guard (October 19, 1934 San Francisco-March 22, 1991 Strafford County) otherwise known as Donald David Guard or The Kingston Trio was an American singer and songwriter. He had three children, Catherine Guard, Sally Guard and Tom Guard.

Genres he performed: Folk music and World music.

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Bob Shane

Bob Shane (February 1, 1934 Hilo-) also known as Robert Castle Schoen or The Kingston Trio is an American singer and guitarist. His children are Joan Glancy Shane and Susan Hull Shane.

Genres he performed: Folk music and Pop music.

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Vern Gosdin

Vern Gosdin (August 5, 1934 Woodland-April 28, 2009 Nashville) also known as Vern Gosden, Gosdin, Vern, Vernon Gosdin or Vernon "Vern" Gosdin was an American singer, songwriter and musician.

His albums include Friday Night Feeling, Nickels and Dimes and Love, The Best of Vern Gosdin, The Gospel Album, The Truly Great Hits of Vern Gosdin, Silver Eagle Cross Country Music Show Presents Vern Gosdin, Super Hits, 24 Karat Heartache, Never My Love and Set 'em Up. Genres he performed include Country and Gospel music.

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