Steve Gadd

1945 - Today

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Stephen Kendall Gadd (born April 9, 1945) is an American drummer, percussionist, and session musician. Gadd is one of the best-known and highly regarded session and studio drummers in the industry, recognized by his induction into the Modern Drummer Hall of Fame in 1984. Gadd's performances on Paul Simon's "50 Ways to Leave Your Lover" and "Late in the Evening" and Steely Dan's "Aja" are examples of his style. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Steve Gadd has received more than 1,010,952 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Steve Gadd is the 625th most popular musician (up from 689th in 2019), the 3,234th most popular biography from United States (up from 3,330th in 2019) and the 214th most popular American Musician.

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Among musicians, Steve Gadd ranks 625 out of 2,675Before him are Scott Walker, Willi Boskovsky, Bill Bruford, Nikolai Zverev, Kenny G, and Alan Price. After him are Alan Wilson, Link Wray, Julian Fontana, Tim Buckley, Hermeto Pascoal, and Charlie Christian.

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Among people born in 1945, Steve Gadd ranks 174Before him are Richard Long, Linda Harrison, Douglas Hofstadter, Basil Poledouris, Panagiotis Pikrammenos, and Assi Dayan. After him are Fusako Shigenobu, Gabriela Andersen-Schiess, Kim Larsen, Igor Ivanov, Catherine Spaak, and Barbara Kruger.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Steve Gadd ranks 3,234 out of 15,968Before him are Larry Clark (1943), Horace McCoy (1897), Fernando J. Corbató (1926), Coolio (1963), Cheech Marin (1946), and Charles J. Guiteau (1841). After him are Jensen Ackles (1978), Pat Boone (1934), Josh Holloway (1969), Herman Wouk (1915), Philip Abelson (1913), and Alan Wilson (1943).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Steve Gadd ranks 214Before him are James Burton (1939), Willie Dixon (1915), Eddie Vedder (1964), Charlie Haden (1937), Scott Walker (1943), and Kenny G (1956). After him are Alan Wilson (1943), Link Wray (1929), Tim Buckley (1947), Charlie Christian (1916), Scott Bradley (1891), and Kenny Loggins (1948).

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