Baby Dodds

1898 - 1959

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Warren "Baby" Dodds (December 24, 1898 – February 14, 1959) was an American jazz drummer born in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. He is regarded as one of the best jazz drummers of the pre-big band era, and one of the most important early jazz drummers. He varied his drum patterns with accents and flourishes, and he generally kept the beat with the bass drum while playing buzz rolls on the snare. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Baby Dodds has received more than 95,736 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Baby Dodds is the 1,716th most popular musician, the 8,672nd most popular biography from United States and the 730th most popular American Musician.

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Among musicians, Baby Dodds ranks 1,716 out of 2,675Before him are Tracii Guns, Guy Fletcher, Jeff Ament, Roy Estrada, Tyler Bates, and Dominic Howard. After him are Sven Erik Kristiansen, Chris Wolstenholme, Chris Broderick, Lucky Dube, Boris Berezovsky, and Curtis Fuller.

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Among people born in 1898, Baby Dodds ranks 226Before him are Jadwiga Smosarska, Konstantinos Dovas, Wiley Post, Ariel Durant, Eleanor Boardman, and Roy Harris. After him are Stephen Vincent Benét, Harry Watson, Ludwig Bemelmans, Joe Spence, Gracie Fields, and Vincent Youmans. Among people deceased in 1959, Baby Dodds ranks 153Before him are Ivor Bueb, Apsley Cherry-Garrard, Sidney Robinson, Jerry Unser Jr., George Amick, and Andrés Martínez Trueba. After him are Leslie Johnson, Kenneth Anderson, George Padmore, Stanley Spencer, James Gleason, and Paul Douglas.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Baby Dodds ranks 8,672 out of 15,968Before him are Tyler Bates (1965), Fyvush Finkel (1922), Kenneth Lonergan (1962), Arnold Denker (1914), Andy Stanfield (1927), and Armen Alchian (1914). After him are Shelley Lubben (1968), Edward Everett Horton (1886), Bill Prady (1960), Garth Brooks (1962), Jeffrey Williams (1958), and Debra Hill (1950).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Baby Dodds ranks 730Before him are Wes Borland (1975), Spencer Dryden (1938), Tracii Guns (1966), Jeff Ament (1963), Roy Estrada (1943), and Tyler Bates (1965). After him are Chris Broderick (1970), Curtis Fuller (1934), Jerry Wexler (1917), Steve Smith (1954), Muhal Richard Abrams (1930), and Jimmy Van Heusen (1913).