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George Adams

1940 - 1992

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George Rufus Adams (April 29, 1940 – November 14, 1992) was an American jazz musician who played tenor saxophone, flute and bass clarinet. He is best known for his work with Charles Mingus, Gil Evans, Roy Haynes and in the quartet he co-led with pianist Don Pullen, featuring bassist Cameron Brown and drummer Dannie Richmond. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George Adams has received more than 21,825 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. George Adams is the 1,418th most popular musician (down from 1,331st in 2019), the 7,121st most popular biography from United States (down from 6,605th in 2019) and the 541st most popular American Musician.

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Among musicians, George Adams ranks 1,418 out of 2,662Before him are Joan Armatrading, Igor Cavalera, Mick Avory, Gary Barlow, Andor Földes, and Larry Graham. After him are Scott Weiland, Roland Grapow, Roy Wood, Calixa Lavallée, Josef Lhévinne, and Will Champion.

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Among people born in 1940, George Adams ranks 382Before him are Fred Hansen, Donna Mills, Mario Zanin, Anita Bryant, Donald Wuerl, and Luke Kelly. After him are Tim Severin, James Brady, Gianni De Michelis, Mukhu Aliyev, Kurt Ahrens Jr., and Yossi Sarid. Among people deceased in 1992, George Adams ranks 190Before him are Ferdinand Adams, Vladas Mikėnas, William Schuman, André Vandewyer, Arvo Ylppö, and Andor Földes. After him are Zoltán Lajos Bay, Brenda Marshall, Luigi Marchisio, Jan Flinterman, Luis Alcoriza, and Per Olof Sundman.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, George Adams ranks 7,121 out of 18,182Before him are Charisma Carpenter (1970), Jeanette Nolan (1911), Conway Twitty (1933), Karin Slaughter (1971), James Gunn (1938), and Elisha Cook Jr. (1903). After him are Bobby Vee (1943), Kagney Linn Karter (1987), Frank Shields (1909), Alvin Langdon Coburn (1882), Mary Ellen Trainor (1952), and Hayden Panettiere (1989).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, George Adams ranks 541Before him are Harold Budd (1936), David Hungate (1948), Garrick Ohlsson (1948), David Bryan (1962), Robben Ford (1951), and Larry Graham (1946). After him are Scott Weiland (1967), Steve Lacy (1934), Arthur Lee (1945), Barry McGuire (1935), Michael Tilson Thomas (1944), and Jimmy Giuffre (1921).