Joe Morello

1928 - 2011

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Joseph Albert Morello (July 17, 1928 – March 12, 2011) was an American jazz drummer best known for his work with the Dave Brubeck Quartet. He was particularly noted for playing in the unusual time signatures employed by that group in such pieces as "Take Five" and "Blue Rondo à la Turk". Popular for its work on college campuses during the 1950s, Brubeck's group reached new heights with Morello. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joe Morello has received more than 356,143 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Joe Morello is the 1,257th most popular musician (down from 1,225th in 2019), the 6,248th most popular biography from United States (down from 5,852nd in 2019) and the 502nd most popular American Musician.

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Among musicians, Joe Morello ranks 1,257 out of 2,675Before him are Bob Rock, Charles Lloyd, Vinny Appice, Mike Stern, Steve Miller, and Paul Butterfield. After him are Alex Lifeson, Michel Camilo, Joshua Bell, Roy Wood, Geoff Nicholls, and Ian Stuart Donaldson.

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Among people born in 1928, Joe Morello ranks 354Before him are Johnny Griffin, Anita Brookner, Othmar Schneider, Ján Zachara, Alice Drummond, and Marian Seldes. After him are Santiago Vernazza, Jaime Sin, Léon Glovacki, Ruth Brown, Vladimir Toporov, and Tom Lehrer. Among people deceased in 2011, Joe Morello ranks 270Before him are Walter Giller, Gil Scott-Heron, Agustín García-Gasco Vicente, Milton Babbitt, Aldo Clementi, and Geraldine Ferraro. After him are John Shalikashvili, Bob Benny, Leonid Abalkin, Gonzalo Rojas, Mario Echandi Jiménez, and Willy De Clercq.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Joe Morello ranks 6,248 out of 15,968Before him are Krysten Ritter (1981), Sally Menke (1953), Kane Hodder (1955), Jenette Goldstein (1960), Kate Bosworth (1983), and Melinda Clarke (1969). After him are Laura Leighton (1968), Carl O. Sauer (1889), Mona Simpson (1957), Michael Paul Chan (1950), L. J. Smith (1965), and Savanna Samson (1967).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Joe Morello ranks 502Before him are Daryl Hall (1946), Charles Lloyd (1938), Vinny Appice (1957), Mike Stern (1953), Steve Miller (1943), and Paul Butterfield (1942). After him are Joshua Bell (1967), Pepper Adams (1930), Ralph Towner (1940), Bonnie Raitt (1949), Ma Rainey (1886), and Magic Slim (1937).