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 103,968 page views. Her biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Johnny Dodds is the 1,438th most popular musician (down from 1,424th in 2019), the 7,233rd most popular biography from United States (down from 7,108th in 2019) and the 550th most popular Musician.

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Among musicians, Johnny Dodds ranks 1,438 out of 2,662Before her are Michael Tilson Thomas, Nujabes, Jimmy Giuffre, Rudy Sarzo, Dave Weckl, and Jake E. Lee. After her are Manuel Göttsching, Robin Trower, Simon Wright, Tim Bogert, Zhanna Bichevskaya, and Nancy Wilson.

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Among people born in 1892, Johnny Dodds ranks 218Before her are Alfredo Foglino, Donald Wills Douglas Sr., Archibald MacLeish, Julia Faye, Valerio Arri, and Werner Bergengruen. After her are Philippe Cattiau, Walter Bathe, Walter Hagen, Milena Rudnytska, Peggy Wood, and Pinto Colvig. Among people deceased in 1940, Johnny Dodds ranks 148Before her are Paul Passy, István Énekes, La Jana, Martti Marttelin, Harry Stafford, and K. B. Hedgewar. After her are Yuly Shokalsky, Hendrik Marsman, Bob Glendenning, Gabriele Possanner, Leopold Skulski, and Johan Anker.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Johnny Dodds ranks 7,233 out of 18,182Before her are Dave Weckl (1960), Landon Donovan (1982), Doc Rivers (1961), Hailee Steinfeld (1996), Christopher McQuarrie (1968), and Jake E. Lee (1957). After her are Kasey Rogers (1925), Campbell Scott (1961), Christopher Lasch (1932), Gary L. Francione (1954), Paul A. Rothchild (1935), and Wendie Malick (1950).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Johnny Dodds ranks 550Before her are Arthur Lee (1945), Barry McGuire (1935), Michael Tilson Thomas (1944), Jimmy Giuffre (1921), Dave Weckl (1960), and Jake E. Lee (1957). After her are Tim Bogert (1944), Nancy Wilson (1954), Ramsey Lewis (1935), Cliff Martinez (1954), Elliott Smith (1969), and Hubert Sumlin (1931).