Johnny Dodds

1892 - 1940

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Johnny Dodds (; April 12, 1892 – August 8, 1940) was an American jazz clarinetist and alto saxophonist based in New Orleans, best known for his recordings under his own name and with bands such as those of Joe "King" Oliver, Jelly Roll Morton, Lovie Austin and Louis Armstrong. Dodds was the older brother of the drummer Warren "Baby" Dodds, one of the first important jazz drummers. They worked together in the New Orleans Bootblacks in 1926. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Johnny Dodds has received more than 94,099 page views. Her biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Johnny Dodds is the 1,426th most popular musician (down from 1,280th in 2019), the 7,115th most popular biography from United States and the 574th most popular American Musician.

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Among musicians, Johnny Dodds ranks 1,426 out of 2,675Before her are James Cotton, Eliane Elias, Doug Aldrich, Yang Hyun-suk, Red Mitchell, and Eric Prydz. After her are Hugh Hopper, Doc Watson, Jake E. Lee, György Sándor, Nancy Wilson, and Peter Tork.

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Among people born in 1892, Johnny Dodds ranks 203Before her are Wendell Willkie, Werner Bergengruen, Maturino Blanchet, Mahadev Desai, David Garnett, and Gregory La Cava. After her are Ezio Pinza, Hans Rademacher, Pinto Colvig, Henry Macintosh, Harry Mallin, and Stuart Davis. Among people deceased in 1940, Johnny Dodds ranks 133Before her are Robert Emden, Heinrich Kayser, Hendrik Marsman, Krishna Raja Wadiyar IV, Wilhelm Anderson, and Nikola Ivanov. After her are István Énekes, Leopold Skulski, Bob Glendenning, Eric Gill, Harry Stafford, and Yuly Shokalsky.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Johnny Dodds ranks 7,115 out of 15,968Before her are David Blatt (1959), Miles Teller (1987), Bebe Daniels (1901), Rob Kardashian (1987), Christopher Guest (1948), and Guy Kawasaki (1954). After her are The Fabulous Moolah (1923), William Keighley (1889), John Anderson (1907), Andrew Stanton (1965), Jeffrey Katzenberg (1950), and Robert R. Livingston (1746).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Johnny Dodds ranks 574Before her are Dave Weckl (1960), Roy Ayers (1940), Timothy B. Schmit (1947), James Cotton (1935), Doug Aldrich (1964), and Red Mitchell (1927). After her are Doc Watson (1923), Jake E. Lee (1957), Nancy Wilson (1954), Peter Tork (1942), Sean Lennon (1975), and Utada Hikaru (1983).