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 306,533 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Wynton Kelly is the 1,020th most popular musician (down from 988th in 2019), the 5,010th most popular biography from United States (down from 4,866th in 2019) and the 370th most popular Musician.

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Among musicians, Wynton Kelly ranks 1,020 out of 2,662Before him are Tony Visconti, Jason Becker, Dave Lombardo, Daevid Allen, Ludacris, and David Sanborn. After him are Woody Herman, Ivan Lins, Matisyahu, Louis Jordan, Mark St. John, and S. D. Burman.

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Among people born in 1931, Wynton Kelly ranks 264Before him are Dorothy Stang, Phil Woods, Donald Barthelme, Walter Taibo, Mohammad-Reza Mahdavi Kani, and Robert Stephens. After him are Ichirō Nagai, Rogelio Domínguez, Ángel Berni, Mikael Tariverdiev, Tomás Balcázar, and Ryuzo Hiraki. Among people deceased in 1971, Wynton Kelly ranks 122Before him are Gladys Cooper, Kathleen Lonsdale, Paruyr Sevak, Harald Öhquist, Richard Montague, and Bengt Ekerot. After him are Kanaiyalal Maneklal Munshi, Shunryū Suzuki, Simon Vestdijk, Tarasankar Bandyopadhyay, Joseph Helffrich, and Josef Košťálek.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Wynton Kelly ranks 5,010 out of 18,182Before him are Kenneth Arnold (1915), Doug McClure (1935), David Sanborn (1945), Roseanne Barr (1952), Tommy Franks (1945), and Evelyn Keyes (1916). After him are Lizzo (1988), India Summer (1975), Kenny Ortega (1950), Dina Meyer (1968), Jerry Schatzberg (1927), and David Brin (1950).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Wynton Kelly ranks 370Before him are Mike Mangini (1963), Jimmy Cobb (1929), Tony Visconti (1944), Jason Becker (1969), Ludacris (1977), and David Sanborn (1945). After him are Woody Herman (1913), Matisyahu (1979), Louis Jordan (1908), Mark St. John (1956), Fletcher Henderson (1897), and Charlie Mariano (1923).