MUSICIAN

Monty Alexander

1944 - Today

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Montgomery Bernard "Monty" Alexander (born 6 June 1944) is a Jamaican jazz pianist. His playing has a Caribbean influence and bright swinging feeling, with a strong vocabulary of bebop jazz and blues rooted melodies. He was influenced by Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Erroll Garner, Nat King Cole, Oscar Peterson, Ahmad Jamal, Les McCann, and Frank Sinatra. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Monty Alexander has received more than 201,295 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Monty Alexander is the 1,341st most popular musician (down from 1,168th in 2019), the 37th most popular biography from Jamaica and the 10th most popular Jamaican Musician.

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  • 200k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 58.26

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.57

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.54

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among MUSICIANS

Among musicians, Monty Alexander ranks 1,341 out of 2,675Before him are Arthur Crudup, Dominic Miller, James P. Johnson, Esbjörn Svensson, Darude, and Kee Marcello. After him are Wolf Hoffmann, Jörg Michael, Gackt, José Cura, Barry McGuire, and Larry Mullen Jr..

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1944, Monty Alexander ranks 392Before him are Baltazar Enrique Porras Cardozo, Said Musa, Susan Howard, Vladimir Spivakov, José Luis Lacunza Maestrojuán, and John Kay. After him are Gallego, Abaz Arslanagić, Muhammad az-Zanati, Jiří Holík, José Manuel García-Margallo, and Bev Bevan.

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In Jamaica

Among people born in Jamaica, Monty Alexander ranks 37 out of 147Before him are King Tubby (1941), Leonard Howell (1898), Alton Ellis (1938), Horace Andy (1951), Millie Small (1947), and Raheem Sterling (1994). After him are Gregory Isaacs (1951), Ziggy Marley (1968), Portia Simpson-Miller (1945), Don Quarrie (1951), John Barnes (1963), and Michael Manley (1924).

Among MUSICIANS In Jamaica

Among musicians born in Jamaica, Monty Alexander ranks 10Before him are Desmond Dekker (1941), DJ Kool Herc (1955), Sean Paul (1973), Prince Buster (1938), King Tubby (1941), and Horace Andy (1951). After him are Ziggy Marley (1968), Damian Marley (1978), Augustus Pablo (1954), John Holt (1947), and Diana King (1970).