Grant Green

1935 - 1979

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Grant Green (June 6, 1935 – January 31, 1979) was an American jazz guitarist and composer. Recording prolifically for Blue Note Records as both leader and sideman, Green performed in the hard bop, soul jazz, bebop, and Latin-tinged idioms throughout his career. Critics Michael Erlewine and Ron Wynn write, "A severely underrated player during his lifetime, Grant Green is one of the great unsung heroes of jazz guitar ... Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Grant Green has received more than 468,514 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Grant Green is the 907th most popular musician (up from 985th in 2019), the 4,493rd most popular biography from United States and the 333rd most popular American Musician.

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  • 22

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  • 2.90

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Among musicians, Grant Green ranks 907 out of 2,675Before him are Robbie Robertson, Eric Ericson, Donald Byrd, David Paich, Carl Cox, and Ludacris. After him are Amy Lee, Eduard Nápravník, Dave Lombardo, Pete Burns, Marky Ramone, and Johnny Thunders.

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Among people born in 1935, Grant Green ranks 215Before him are Grigore Vieru, Hillel Furstenberg, Michael Kahn, Brian G. Hutton, Johnny "Guitar" Watson, and Fabio Cudicini. After him are Simon Leys, Giovanna Ralli, Friðrik Ólafsson, Agnes Simon, Semka Sokolović-Bertok, and Yury Solomin. Among people deceased in 1979, Grant Green ranks 133Before him are Zeppo Marx, Tapio Rautavaara, Pedro Arico Suárez, Amedeo Biavati, Ernest B. Schoedsack, and Fulton J. Sheen. After him are Ivar Johansson, Bernt Evensen, Amedeo Nazzari, Víctor Raúl Haya de la Torre, Minnie Riperton, and Mahmoud Taleghani.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Grant Green ranks 4,493 out of 15,968Before him are F. Holland Day (1864), Roseanne Barr (1952), Joseph Bologna (1934), Penny Marshall (1943), Joe Morton (1947), and Walt Frazier (1945). After him are Thomas Horsfield (1773), Eve Meyer (1928), Adam Driver (1983), Perry King (1948), Ossie Davis (1917), and Jeffrey Jones (1946).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Grant Green ranks 333Before him are John Scofield (1951), Huey Lewis (1950), Bruce Kulick (1953), Donald Byrd (1932), David Paich (1954), and Ludacris (1977). After him are Amy Lee (1981), Marky Ramone (1952), Johnny Thunders (1952), George Duke (1946), Doug Clifford (1945), and Pharoah Sanders (1940).