Famous Musicians From Kansas

Kansas has produced a number of Musicians who have made it big. These include Grace VanderWaal, Charlie Parker, Burt Bacharach, Melissa Etheridge, Rory Feek and others.

Grace VanderWaalGrace VanderWaal
15 January 2004, American
Singer-songwriter, Ukulele Player
Charlie ParkerCharlie Parker
29 August 1920, American
Jazz saxophonist, composer

Burt BacharachBurt Bacharach
12 May 1928, American
Pianist, Composer, Songwriter

Melissa EtheridgeMelissa Etheridge
29 May 1961, American
Singer-songwriter

Rory FeekRory Feek
25 April 1965, American
Country Singer-songwriter

Joe WalshJoe Walsh
20 November 1947, American
Guitarist
Jenny LewisJenny Lewis
08 January 1976, American
Singer-songwriter

Martina McBrideMartina McBride
29 July 1966, American
Singer-Songwriter

Basil PoledourisBasil Poledouris
21 August 1945, American
Composer, Conductor, Musician, Film score composer
Ruth BrownRuth Brown
12 January 1928, American
Singer-songwriter

Murry WilsonMurry Wilson
02 July 1917, American
Musician, Pianist, Songwriter, Record producer,
Stan KentonStan Kenton
15 December 1911, American
American musical artist

Ben WebsterBen Webster
27 March 1909, American
Saxophonist, Composer, Jazz musician

Krizz KalikoKrizz Kaliko
07 March 1974, American
Musician, Rapper, Singer

Ed SandersEd Sanders
17 August 1939, American
Musician, Writer

Virgil ThomsonVirgil Thomson
25 November 1896
conductor, composer, music critic, film score
Dorothy DeLayDorothy DeLay
31 March 1917, American
Violin Instructor

Buck ClaytonBuck Clayton
12 November 1911, American
Jazz trumpet player

Robert Russell BennettRobert Russell Bennett
15 June 1894, American
Composer

Steven StuckySteven Stucky
07 November 1949, American
Composer
Charles RogersCharles Rogers
13 August 1904, American
Actor

Shawn LeeShawn Lee
28 December 1963, American
Musician
Jesse Albert StoneJesse Albert Stone
16 November 1901, American
Musician