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List of notable or famous drummers from the United States, with bios and photos, including the top drummers born in the United States and even some popular drummers who immigrated to the United States. If you're trying to find out the names of famous American drummers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These drummers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known drummer from the United States is included when available.

List ranges from Stevie Wonder to Buddy Rich, plus much more.

This historic drummers from the United States list can help answer the questions "Who are some American drummers of note?" and "Who are the most famous drummers from the United States?" These prominent drummers of the United States may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected American drummers.

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Stevie Wonder is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Drummers from the United States
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Stevland Hardaway Morris, known by his stage name Stevie Wonder, is an American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, and multi-instrumentalist. A child prodigy, he has become one of the most creative and loved musical performers of the late 20th century. Wonder signed with Motown's Tamla ...more

Age: 66

Birthplace: Saginaw, Michigan, United States of America

Profession: Film Score Composer, Record producer, Pianist, Musician, Film Producer, + more

Credits: Silver Linings Playbook, Die Hard, I Am Legend, I, Robot

Also Ranked

#48 on The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time

#7 on The Best Singers of All Time

#15 on The Greatest Singers of the Past 30 Years

#42 on Rank the Rock N Roll Hall of Fame Inductees

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Jason Schwartzman is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Drummers from the United States
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Jason Francesco Schwartzman is an American actor, screenwriter and musician. He is known for his frequent collaborations with Wes Anderson, such as Rushmore, The Darjeeling Limited, Fantastic Mr. Fox, Moonrise Kingdom and The Grand Budapest Hotel. He has also appeared in films such as I Heart ...more

Age: 36

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Profession: Film Score Composer, Songwriter, Musician, Actor, Drummer, + more

Credits: Rushmore, The Darjeeling Limited, The Grand Budapest Hotel, Fantastic Mr. Fox

Also Ranked

#97 on The Best Short Actors

#68 on Celebrities You Feel Like You Know

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Nick Jonas is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Drummers from the United States
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Nicholas Jerry "Nick" Jonas is an American singer, songwriter, and actor, best known as one of the Jonas Brothers, a pop rock band he formed with his brothers Kevin and Joe. The Jonas Brothers originally started as an attempted solo singing career for Nick Jonas, but the record producer liked the ...more

Age: 24

Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States of America

Profession: Record producer, Pianist, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Actor, + more

Credits: Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience, Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian, Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam, Hannah Montana & Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert

Also Ranked

#16 on Celebrity Men You Think You Might Have A Shot With

#12 on Musicians You Would Want To Take Home To Meet Your Parents

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Adam Goldstein is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Drummers from the United States
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DJ AM was an American DJ, remixer, record producer and musician. Goldstein was a member of the rock band Crazy Town, co-owner of a management company called Deckstar and worked on albums for Papa Roach and Will Smith, among others. He was a frequent collaborator with Travis Barker of Blink-182 and ...more

Age: Died at 36 (1973-2009)

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Profession: Record producer, Businessperson, Musician, Disc jockey, Drummer, + more

Credits: Iron Man 2, Gone Too Far

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