Wayne Shorter

1933 - Today

Wayne Shorter

Wayne Shorter (born August 25, 1933) is an American jazz saxophonist and composer.Shorter came to wide prominence in the late 1950s as a member of, and eventually primary composer for Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers. In the 1960s, he went on to join Miles Davis's Second Great Quintet, and from there he co-founded the jazz fusion band Weather Report. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Wayne Shorter has received more than 910,868 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 368th most popular musician.

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  • 910k

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  • 55.46

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 30

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.05

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.50

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Wayne Shorter ranks 368 out of 2,258Before him are Leonardo De Lorenzo, Steve Hackett, Richie Sambora, Isao Tomita, Johnny Winter, and Archie Shepp. After him are Alan Menken, Marguerite Long, Âşık Veysel, Nathan Milstein, Dave Murray, and Tony Levin.

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Among people born in 1933, Wayne Shorter ranks 106Before him are Yasukazu Tanaka, Joan Rivers, Maurice André, Donald E. Westlake, Waichiro Omura, and Lea Massari. After him are Franz, Duke of Bavaria, Sheldon Adelson, Mako, Tomas Milian, Philippe de Broca, and Renato Salvatori.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Wayne Shorter ranks 1,935 out of 12,171Before him are Johnny Winter (1944), Jeremy Rifkin (1945), Patrick Duffy (1949), Vic Morrow (1929), Archie Shepp (1937), and Michael Biehn (1956). After him are Sterling Hayden (1916), J. C. R. Licklider (1915), Katy Perry (1984), John Philip Sousa (1854), Angela Bassett (1958), and Mickey Cohen (1913).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Wayne Shorter ranks 112Before him are Art Tatum (1909), Lester Young (1909), Bobby McFerrin (1950), Richie Sambora (1959), Johnny Winter (1944), and Archie Shepp (1937). After him are Alan Menken (1949), Tony Levin (1946), Wes Montgomery (1923), Johnny Ramone (1948), Joey DeMaio (1954), and Nikki Sixx (1958).