Wynton Kelly

1931 - 1971

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Wynton Charles Kelly (December 2, 1931 – April 12, 1971) was an American jazz pianist and composer. He is known for his lively, blues-based playing and as one of the finest accompanists in jazz. He began playing professionally at the age of 12 and was pianist on a No. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Wynton Kelly has received more than 249,827 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Wynton Kelly is the 988th most popular musician (up from 1,055th in 2019), the 4,868th most popular biography from United States (up from 5,070th in 2019) and the 366th most popular American Musician.

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Among musicians, Wynton Kelly ranks 988 out of 2,675Before him are Max von Schillings, Terry Bozzio, Lauryn Hill, Anthony Phillips, Charly García, and Jim Croce. After him are Dick Parry, Michael Angelo Batio, Ivan Lins, Mulatu Astatke, David Sanborn, and Trịnh Công Sơn.

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Among people born in 1931, Wynton Kelly ranks 267Before him are Bob Shaw, Hal Needham, Willie Mays, Mordecai Richler, Michel Deville, and Bernard Panafieu. After him are Hans Alfredson, Paavo Haavikko, Ram Dass, Chuck Feeney, Linda Nochlin, and Mamie Van Doren. Among people deceased in 1971, Wynton Kelly ranks 117Before him are Carlos P. Garcia, Koichi Kudo, Armando Picchi, Fuad Abdurahmanov, Hiratsuka Raichō, and Gladys Cooper. After him are Friedebert Tuglas, Guillermo León Valencia, Gaito Gazdanov, Tarasankar Bandyopadhyay, Simon Vestdijk, and Bobby Jones.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Wynton Kelly ranks 4,868 out of 15,968Before him are Mark Pellegrino (1965), Connie Willis (1945), Jim Croce (1943), Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. (1841), Embeth Davidtz (1965), and Jill Biden (1951). After him are Chi McBride (1961), Leila Hyams (1905), Eli Roth (1972), Paige Turco (1965), Demi Lovato (1992), and Khloé Kardashian (1984).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Wynton Kelly ranks 366Before him are Jorma Kaukonen (1940), Stanley Clarke (1951), Don Felder (1947), Terry Bozzio (1950), Lauryn Hill (1975), and Jim Croce (1943). After him are Michael Angelo Batio (1956), David Sanborn (1945), Scott LaFaro (1936), Levon Helm (1940), Frankie Laine (1913), and Billy Cox (1939).