McCoy Tyner

1938 - 2020

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Alfred McCoy Tyner (December 11, 1938 – March 6, 2020) was an American jazz pianist known for his work with the John Coltrane Quartet and a long solo career. He was an NEA Jazz Master and a five-time Grammy winner. Not a player of electric keyboards and synthesizers, he was committed to acoustic instrumentation. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of McCoy Tyner has received more than 713,395 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). McCoy Tyner is the 306th most popular musician (up from 590th in 2019), the 1,670th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,915th in 2019) and the 92nd most popular American Musician.

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Among musicians, McCoy Tyner ranks 306 out of 2,675Before him are Wallace Hartley, Nicko McBrain, Friedrich Kalkbrenner,, Chico Buarque, and Ram Narayan. After him are Avicii, Lester Young, Buddy Guy, Isaac Hayes, Paul Desmond, and Léo Ferré.

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Among people born in 1938, McCoy Tyner ranks 91Before him are Ricardo Lagos, Klaus Schwab, Juliet Anderson, Radivoj Korać, David Baltimore, and Carlos Bilardo. After him are Connie Francis, Marcello Gandini, Robert Smithson, Phil Knight, Astrid Kirchherr, and Georg Baselitz. Among people deceased in 2020, McCoy Tyner ranks 114Before him are Moussa Traoré, Mory Kanté, Quino, Adolfo Nicolás, Pentti Linkola, and Pranab Mukherjee. After him are Zizi Jeanmaire, Pedro Casaldáliga, Albert Memmi, Kenzō Takada, Miloš Jakeš, and Stuart Whitman.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, McCoy Tyner ranks 1,670 out of 15,968Before him are Gabe Newell (1962), William Nordhaus (1941), Dwight Schultz (1947), Michael Rooker (1955), Richard S. Castellano (1933), and Henry Steel Olcott (1832). After him are W. I. Thomas (1863), Jack Kevorkian (1928), Joseph Nye (1937), Connie Francis (1938), Richard Jordan Gatling (1818), and Jonathan Edwards (1703).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, McCoy Tyner ranks 92Before him are Ornette Coleman (1930), Burt Bacharach (1928), Woody Guthrie (1912), Bo Diddley (1928), Stevie Ray Vaughan (1954), and (1975). After him are Lester Young (1909), Buddy Guy (1936), Isaac Hayes (1942), Paul Desmond (1924), Robert Trujillo (1964), and Beck (1970).