Gene Ammons

1925 - 1974

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Eugene "Jug" Ammons (April 14, 1925 – August 6, 1974), also known as "The Boss", was an American jazz tenor saxophonist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gene Ammons has received more than 215,181 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Gene Ammons is the 1,681st most popular musician (down from 1,575th in 2019), the 8,525th most popular biography from United States (down from 7,602nd in 2019) and the 711th most popular American Musician.

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Among musicians, Gene Ammons ranks 1,681 out of 2,675Before him are Phil Collen, Uli Kusch, Lily Allen, Şehrazat, Hilary Hahn, and Chris Hillman. After him are Post Malone, Mose Allison, Mick Karn, Roy Bittan, Ray Anthony, and Rick J. Jordan.

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Among people born in 1925, Gene Ammons ranks 381Before him are Medea Jugeli, James Moody, Otto Arosemena, Charles Haughey, Yuriy Lituyev, and Toivo Hyytiäinen. After him are Margaret Oakley Dayhoff, D. A. Pennebaker, Doc Pomus, Robert Cormier, Ted Lindsay, and Curt Lowens. Among people deceased in 1974, Gene Ammons ranks 186Before him are Leon Shamroy, Ferruccio Novo, Otto Kruger, Katharine Cornell, Ilona Massey, and V. K. Krishna Menon. After him are Charles Rosher, Ralph Bishop, Tex Ritter, Jayachamarajendra Wadiyar, Clive Brook, and Tina Brooks.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Gene Ammons ranks 8,525 out of 15,968Before him are Adam McKay (1968), Jeanna Fine (1964), Chris Hillman (1944), AnnaSophia Robb (1993), Tracey Walter (1947), and Hassler Whitney (1907). After him are Post Malone (1995), Richard Masur (1948), Bryan D. O'Connor (1946), Adam Arkin (1956), Mose Allison (1927), and Garrett Birkhoff (1911).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Gene Ammons ranks 711Before him are Yip Harburg (1896), Vinnie Moore (1964), Scott Gorham (1951), Kim Kashkashian (1952), Hilary Hahn (1979), and Chris Hillman (1944). After him are Post Malone (1995), Mose Allison (1927), Roy Bittan (1949), Ray Anthony (1922), Shelly Manne (1920), and Merle Travis (1917).