Music of Delaware
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Delaware is a state in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States. The Delaware Symphony Orchestra is the largest organization of professional performers in the state, and is more than seventy years old; the orchestra evolved out of the Wilmington Symphony Orchestra. The Delaware Music Festival is a prominent music festival. Other musical institutions include OperaDelaware, the Music School of Delaware, and the School of Contemporary Music.
Notable Delaware musicians
- Boysetsfire, post-hardcore punk band, Newark, Delaware.
- David Bromberg lives in Wilmington.
- Clifford Brown, jazz trumpeter from Wilmington.
- Cab Calloway, jazz band leader, retired to Wilmington, and died in Hockessin, Delaware his song "Minnie the Moocher" was posthumously inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999.
- The Caulfields from Newark, Delaware.
- The Crash Motive from Newark, Delaware.
- Bob Marley lived in Delaware for a brief time, during which he was employed at the General Motors site in Newport.
- Dorothy Rudd Moore, composer, from New Castle, Delaware.
- Matthew Shipp, jazz pianist from Wilmington.
- Smashing Orange from Wilmington.
- Spindrift from Newark, Delaware.
- The Spinto Band from Wilmington.
- George Thorogood, blues/rock musician from Wilmington. Did "Bad to the Bone" in 1982.
- Tom Verlaine and Richard Hell of the band Television attended school at St. Andrew's School.
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