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Nonesuch Records Complete Artist Roster

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List of Nonesuch Records artists, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This Nonesuch Records roster includes both past and present artists. Popular Nonesuch Records bands and artists are all listed here with information such as what genre the bands fall under and what albums they're known for. If you're looking for any of these Nonesuch Records band's full discographies then click on their name and you can find them here on Ranker. The artists and bands on this list might be pop, rap, rock, electronic or any other genre, but what they all have in common is that they were signed by Nonesuch Records.

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Adam Guettel is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Nonesuch Records Complete Artist Roster
Musical theatre
Adam Guettel is an American composer-lyricist of musical theater and opera. He is best known for the musical The Light in the Piazza, for which he won two Tony Awards, for Best Score and Best ...more
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Alarm Will Sound is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Nonesuch Records Complete Artist Roster
Electronic music, Classical music, Experimental classical music
Alarm will Sound Inc is an organization running Alarm Will Sound.
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Amadou & Mariam is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Nonesuch Records Complete Artist Roster
Worldbeat, Jazz, Blues
Amadou & Mariam are a Grammy Award-nominated musical duo from Mali, composed of the couple Amadou Bagayoko and Mariam Doumbia. The pair, known as "the blind couple from Mali" met ...more
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Bill Frisell is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Nonesuch Records Complete Artist Roster
Soundtrack, Americana, Experimental rock
William Richard "Bill" Frisell is an American guitarist, composer and arranger. One of the leading guitarists in jazz since the late 1980s, Frisell's eclectic music touches on ...more
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Björk is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Nonesuch Records Complete Artist Roster
Electronic dance music, Jazz, Tribal house
Björk Guðmundsdóttir, known mononymously as Björk, is an Icelandic singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, producer and occasional actress. She initially became known as ...more
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Bob Telson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Nonesuch Records Complete Artist Roster
World music, Classical music
Bob Telson is a film music contributor.
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Bombino is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Nonesuch Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, World music, Blues
Omara "Bombino" Moctar is an internationally acclaimed Tuareg guitarist and singer-songwriter from Agadez, Niger. His music frequently addresses Tuareg geopolitical concerns and is ...more
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Brad Mehldau is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Nonesuch Records Complete Artist Roster
Post-bop, Jazz
Bradford Alexander "Brad" Mehldau is an American jazz pianist, composer, and arranger. Mehldau studied music at The New School, and toured and recorded while still a student. He was a ...more
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Brian Blade is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Nonesuch Records Complete Artist Roster
Blues-rock, Jazz fusion, Alternative rock
Brian Blade is an American jazz drummer, composer, session musician, and singer-songwriter.
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Brian Wilson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Nonesuch Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Rock music, Outsider music
Brian Douglas Wilson is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer best known for being the multi-tasking leader and co-founder of the rock band the Beach Boys.
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Buena Vista Social Club is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Nonesuch Records Complete Artist Roster
Rumba, Salsa music, Bolero
The Buena Vista Social Club was a members club in Havana, Cuba, that closed in the 1940s, as well as a 1990's band, an album, a film and an unofficial brand name representing the musical spirit ...more
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Bulgarian State Radio & Televi... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Nonesuch Records Complete Artist Roster
Bulgarian music, Folk music, Music of the Republic of Macedonia
The Bulgarian State Television Female Vocal Choir is an internationally renowned World Music ensemble that performs modern arrangements of traditional Bulgarian folk melodies. It is most ...more
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Carolina Chocolate Drops is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Nonesuch Records Complete Artist Roster
Old-time music, Bluegrass, Country
The Carolina Chocolate Drops is an old-time string band from Durham, North Carolina. Their 2010 album, Genuine Negro Jig, won the Grammy Award for Best Traditional Folk Album at the 53rd Annual ...more
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Chris Eldridge is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Nonesuch Records Complete Artist Roster
Progressive bluegrass, Bluegrass
Chris Eldridge is an American guitarist and singer best known for being a member of Punch Brothers. He was also a founding member of the bluegrass band The Infamous Stringdusters. His father is ...more
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Chris Thile is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Nonesuch Records Complete Artist Roster
Folk music, Classical music, Progressive bluegrass
Christopher Scott "Chris" Thile is an American virtuoso mandolinist, best known as the mandolinist and a singer for the progressive acoustic trio Nickel Creek and the acoustic ...more
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Christina Courtin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Nonesuch Records Complete Artist Roster
Folk music, Acoustic music, Soul music
Christina Courtin is an American singer, violinist, and songwriter. A performer from an early age and a graduate of the Juilliard School, Christina Courtin released her first, self-titled, album ...more
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Dan Auerbach is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Nonesuch Records Complete Artist Roster
Blues-rock, Garage rock, Blues
Daniel Quine "Dan" Auerbach is an American musician and record producer best known as the guitarist and vocalist for The Black Keys, a blues rock band from Akron, Ohio. As a member of ...more
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David Byrne is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Nonesuch Records Complete Artist Roster
New Wave, Worldbeat, Experimental music
David Byrne is a Scottish musician and a founding member and principal songwriter of the American new wave band Talking Heads, active between 1975 and 1991. Since then, Byrne has released his ...more
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Don Byron is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Nonesuch Records Complete Artist Roster
Klezmer, Avant-garde jazz, Post-bop
Don Byron is a Composer.
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Duncan Sheik is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Nonesuch Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Rock music, Folk rock
Duncan Sheik is an American singer-songwriter and composer. Initially finding success as a singer, most notably for his 1996 debut single "Barely Breathing", he later expanded to ...more
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Emmylou Harris is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Nonesuch Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Rock music, Folk music
Emmylou Harris is an American singer and songwriter. She has released many popular albums and singles over the course of her career, and as of 2015 she has won 13 Grammys as well as numerous ...more
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Gipsy Kings is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Nonesuch Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Flamenco, Flamenco rumba
The Gipsy Kings are a group of musicians from Arles and Montpellier in the south of France who perform in Spanish with an Andalusian accent. Although group members were born in France, their ...more
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Gorō Yamaguchi is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Nonesuch Records Complete Artist Roster
Gorō Yamaguchi Gagaku
Gorō Yamaguchi a Japanese shakuhachi player, was known for his musicality, phrasing, impeccable technique in solo and ensemble performances. He headed the Chikumeisha shakuhachi guild and became ...more
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Iron & Wine is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Nonesuch Records Complete Artist Roster
Folk music, Folk rock, Indie folk
Samuel Beam, better known by his stage and recording name Iron & Wine, is an American singer-songwriter. He has released five studio albums, several EPs and singles, as well as a few ...more
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Iva Bittová is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Nonesuch Records Complete Artist Roster
Avant-progressive rock, Folk music, Experimental rock
Iva Bittová is a Czech avant-garde violinist, singer, and composer. She began her career as an actress in the mid-1970s, appearing in several Czech feature films, but switched to playing ...more