Bucky Pizzarelli

1926 - 2020

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John Paul "Bucky" Pizzarelli (January 9, 1926 – April 1, 2020) was an American jazz guitarist. He was the father of jazz guitarist John Pizzarelli and double bassist Martin Pizzarelli. He worked for NBC as a staffman for Dick Cavett (1971) and ABC with Bobby Rosengarden in (1952). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bucky Pizzarelli has received more than 292,854 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Bucky Pizzarelli is the 2,228th most popular musician (down from 1,915th in 2019), the 11,797th most popular biography from United States (down from 9,863rd in 2019) and the 897th most popular American Musician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 290k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 41.30

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 19

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.38

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.33

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among musicians, Bucky Pizzarelli ranks 2,228 out of 3,175Before him are Peter Noone, Stanley Jordan, Roope Latvala, Bob Gaudio, Passenger, and Louis Walsh. After him are Thomas G:son, Lisa Lopes, Muhal Richard Abrams, Robin Schulz, Maxim Fadeev, and Marco Masini.

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Among people born in 1926, Bucky Pizzarelli ranks 519Before him are Happy Rockefeller, H. R. F. Keating, Sonja Åkesson, Tulsi Giri, Joe Paterno, and Karl Gordon Henize. After him are Jane Withers, Bruce Harlan, James Lipton, Narinder Singh Kapany, J. P. Donleavy, and Kenneth Richmond. Among people deceased in 2020, Bucky Pizzarelli ranks 721Before him are Ephrem M'Bom, Tony Waiters, Kinuko Tanida, Anicetus Bongsu Antonius Sinaga, Alfredo Lim, and Imre Farkas. After him are Michael McClure, Luke Harper, Ben Jipcho, James Lipton, Frank Press, and Annie Ross.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Bucky Pizzarelli ranks 11,797 out of 20,380Before him are Richard Biggs (1960), Peter Ueberroth (1937), Joe Paterno (1926), Karl Gordon Henize (1926), Charles Drake (1917), and Rosemary Radford Ruether (1936). After him are Goldust (1969), Satch Sanders (1938), Scott McCloud (1960), Roy Brown (1925), Jennifer Syme (1972), and Leslie Feinberg (1949).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Bucky Pizzarelli ranks 897Before him are Shirley Scott (1934), Les Claypool (1963), Eddie Harris (1934), Buck Owens (1929), Stanley Jordan (1959), and Bob Gaudio (1942). After him are Lisa Lopes (1971), Muhal Richard Abrams (1930), Roy Z (1963), James Williamson (1949), Tim Commerford (1968), and Gil Shaham (1971).