Archie Shepp

1937 - Today

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Archie Shepp (born May 24, 1937) is an American jazz saxophonist, educator and playwright who since the 1960s has played a central part in the development of avant-garde jazz. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Archie Shepp has received more than 316,816 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Archie Shepp is the 554th most popular musician (down from 365th in 2019), the 2,914th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,933rd in 2019) and the 178th most popular American Musician.

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  • 320k

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  • 64.56

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  • 28

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  • 4.65

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.05

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Archie Shepp ranks 554 out of 2,675Before him are Tom Petty, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, The Big Bopper, Roger Hodgson, Jan Kubelík, and The Edge. After him are Jørgen Ingmann, Anton Karas, Robert Miles, Louis Prima, Elvin Jones, and Tico Torres.

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Among people born in 1937, Archie Shepp ranks 149Before him are Anna Hazare, Aslan Usoyan, Amos Tversky, Aleksandr Medved, Waylon Jennings, and Olusegun Obasanjo. After him are Foday Sankoh, Sami Frey, Gordon Milne, Andrés Gimeno, Félix Miélli Venerando, and Gundula Janowitz.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Archie Shepp ranks 2,914 out of 15,968Before him are Philip Baker Hall (1931), Liev Schreiber (1967), Wally Schirra (1923), Elmore Leonard (1925), Robert Indiana (1928), and Robert Mulligan (1925). After him are Richard Hartshorne (1899), Earl Wilbur Sutherland Jr. (1915), Barbara Bain (1931), Dorothy Dandridge (1922), Bobby Darin (1936), and Dorothy Gibson (1889).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Archie Shepp ranks 178Before him are John Lewis (1920), Alan Menken (1949), Marty Friedman (1962), Tom Petty (1950), Sister Rosetta Tharpe (1915), and The Big Bopper (1930). After him are Louis Prima (1910), Elvin Jones (1927), Tico Torres (1953), Moondog (1916), Rufus Wainwright (1973), and Horace Silver (1928).