Clifford Jordan

1931 - 1993

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Clifford Laconia Jordan (September 2, 1931 – March 27, 1993) was an American jazz tenor saxophone player. While in Chicago, he performed with Max Roach, Sonny Stitt, and some rhythm and blues groups. He moved to New York City in 1957, after which he recorded three albums for Blue Note. He recorded with Horace Silver, J.J. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Clifford Jordan has received more than 180,907 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Clifford Jordan is the 2,097th most popular musician (down from 2,048th in 2019), the 11,022nd most popular biography from United States (down from 10,665th in 2019) and the 831st most popular American Musician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 180k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 42.35

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.78

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.98

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Clifford Jordan has had the most page views in the with 18,854 views, followed by Japanese (2,044), and German (2,003). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Hungarian (156.11%), Southern Azerbaijani (101.36%), and Ukrainian (99.51%)


Among musicians, Clifford Jordan ranks 2,097 out of 3,175Before him are Hubert von Goisern, Frank Peterson, Konstrakta, Mike Starr, Rudolf Koelman, and Sarah McLachlan. After him are Constant Lambert, Joe Meek, Debbie Gibson, Eddie Condon, Lorenz Hart, and Yip Harburg.

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Among people born in 1931, Clifford Jordan ranks 557Before him are John Houghton, Ronald Drever, Tadeusz Rut, Maxine Singer, Gianuario Carta, and Bill Hoskyns. After him are Arne Nordheim, Thane Baker, Isidore Mankofsky, Werner Israel, Bassano Staffieri, and Ernie Banks. Among people deceased in 1993, Clifford Jordan ranks 291Before him are Flora Nwapa, Ben Klassen, Wallace Stegner, Michael Clarke, Penaia Ganilau, and Glenn Corbett. After him are Chinmayananda Saraswati, Jón Páll Sigmarsson, James Bridges, Leon Ames, Hap Sharp, and Arnie Oliver.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Clifford Jordan ranks 11,022 out of 20,380Before him are Sam Hanks (1914), Jack Jones (1938), Susan Anton (null), Leonidas Polk (1806), James L. Jones (1943), and Elliott Nugent (1896). After him are Michael Chabon (1963), Allan Arbus (1918), Harriet Hosmer (1830), Richard Taruskin (1945), Tom Dowd (1925), and Mary McLeod Bethune (1875).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Clifford Jordan ranks 831Before him are Ryan Tedder (1979), Mathew Knowles (1952), Slide Hampton (1932), Billy Higgins (1936), Stone Gossard (1966), and Mike Starr (1966). After him are Debbie Gibson (1970), Eddie Condon (1905), Lorenz Hart (1895), Yip Harburg (1896), Tom Scholz (1947), and Post Malone (1995).