Coverage of Washington, DC Music
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Washington DC has produced several major musicians of note. DC has given us soul singer Marvin Gaye, country singer Patsy Cline, military brass band composer John Phillip Sousa, jazz master Duke Ellington, Roberta Flack, singer-songwriter Tori Amos, Toni Braxton, rapper Ginuwine, Dave Grohl, Joan Jett, Thievery Corporation, and Nils Lofgren among others. It has also been the founding place of go-go, emo, and moombahton and has strong hardcore and bluegrass traditions.