Scott LaFaro

1936 - 1961

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Rocco Scott LaFaro (April 3, 1936 – July 6, 1961) was an American jazz double bassist known for his work with the Bill Evans Trio. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Scott LaFaro has received more than 249,762 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Scott LaFaro is the 997th most popular musician (down from 845th in 2019), the 4,898th most popular biography from United States and the 369th most popular American Musician.

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  • 2.29

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Among musicians, Scott LaFaro ranks 997 out of 2,675Before him are Ivan Lins, Mulatu Astatke, David Sanborn, Trịnh Công Sơn, Francis Goya, and Laurindo Almeida. After him are Paul Bley, Levon Helm, François Habeneck, Enrique Santos Discépolo, Frankie Laine, and Billy Cox.

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Among people born in 1936, Scott LaFaro ranks 268Before him are Kigeli V of Rwanda, Alejandro Maldonado, Victor Lanoux, Nicolás de Jesús López Rodríguez, Nutan, and Željko Perušić. After him are Ivan Dias, Michel Aumont, Alex Olmedo, Henck Arron, Ennio Antonelli, and Alex Rocco. Among people deceased in 1961, Scott LaFaro ranks 100Before him are Barry Fitzgerald, Percy Grainger, Rosa Sensat, Paul W. Merrill, Grigory Levenfish, and Charles Coburn. After him are William Astbury, Nita Naldi, Boris Vilkitsky, Alberto Chividini, Jean de Bie, and Ralf Törngren.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Scott LaFaro ranks 4,898 out of 15,968Before him are Robert Atkins (1930), Carl Scarborough (1914), Rikky von Opel (1947), Sandra Day O'Connor (1930), Alan Lomax (1915), and Carlos Bernard (1962). After him are Harold Hotelling (1895), Barbara Walters (1929), Mimsy Farmer (1945), Sidney Howard (1891), Gina Carano (1982), and Oliver Kirk (1884).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Scott LaFaro ranks 369Before him are Terry Bozzio (1950), Lauryn Hill (1975), Jim Croce (1943), Wynton Kelly (1931), Michael Angelo Batio (1956), and David Sanborn (1945). After him are Levon Helm (1940), Frankie Laine (1913), Billy Cox (1939), Matisyahu (1979), Roy Haynes (1925), and Sterling Morrison (1942).