Maceo Parker

1943 - Today

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Maceo Parker (; born February 14, 1943) is an American funk and soul jazz saxophonist, best known for his work with James Brown in the 1960s, Parliament-Funkadelic in the 1970s and Prince in the 2000s. Parker was a prominent soloist on many of Brown's hit recordings, and a key part of his band, playing alto, tenor and baritone saxophones. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Maceo Parker has received more than 561,424 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Maceo Parker is the 679th most popular musician (down from 599th in 2019), the 3,448th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,945th in 2019) and the 232nd most popular American Musician.

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  • 21

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  • 4.39

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  • 2.55

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Among musicians, Maceo Parker ranks 679 out of 2,675Before him are Josef Suk, Steven Van Zandt, Michael Stipe, Osvaldo Pugliese, Gábor Szabó, and Fats Waller. After him are Mark Hollis, Eric Dolphy, Ray Brown, Edgar Froese, Robert Casadesus, and Xaver Scharwenka.

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Among people born in 1943, Maceo Parker ranks 210Before him are Emile Ardolino, Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu, Paul Freeman, Nolan Bushnell, Tadao Onishi, and Dominik Duka. After him are Henry Hill, Sylvester McCoy, Stanley Fischer, Nicolae Văcăroiu, Jack Nance, and Norman Hunter.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Maceo Parker ranks 3,448 out of 15,968Before him are La Monte Young (1935), Majel Barrett (1932), Thom Barry (1950), Tom Welling (1977), David Hedison (1927), and Don Alden Adams (1925). After him are Jack Cassidy (1927), Ralph Linton (1893), Stephen Sondheim (1930), Paul Volcker (1927), Kate Walsh (1967), and Imogen Cunningham (1883).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Maceo Parker ranks 232Before him are Eric Singer (1958), GG Allin (1956), Jerry Garcia (1942), Steven Van Zandt (1950), Michael Stipe (1960), and Fats Waller (1904). After him are Eric Dolphy (1928), Ray Brown (1926), Steve Lukather (1957), John Petrucci (1967), Clarence Clemons (1942), and Freddie Hubbard (1938).