Feb 9, 2016

Six Degrees of Vince Gill

This is so cool, I'm just posting the email I received about it.

Fans can enter any musician’s name to discover the  degrees of separation that musical figure has from Vince
  • For example, Kelly Clarkson has a degree of 1 as she recorded the Grammy-nominated “Don’t Rush” with Vince
  • The site highlights the magnitude of Vince’s impact through all genres of music around the world. Not only as a vocalist but also as a producer, songwriter and instrumentalist
    • Adele has a Vince Gill Number of 2
    • David Bowie has a Vince Gill number of 2
    • Yo Yo Ma has a Vince Gill number of 2
  • Vince’s average distance from any other artist in the database is approximately 3 steps
    • The Greek Death Metal Band Obsecration has a Vince Gill number of 5
  • Vince is a better connector than 99.87% of the musicians in the database, which contains over 1 million artists
  • Fans also have the option to filter by genre (Classical, Rock, Jazz, etc.) or by song credit (producer, performer, instrumentalist) to narrow the search
  • The page features 3 curated Spotify playlists with exclusive Vince commentary about his playing career and collaborations with many artists.

New album available Friday.  “Down To My Last Bad Habit” 


  1. LOL! The Bjork connection was hilarious and he was 3 from Yanni and 3 from 安室奈美恵 a Japanese pop artist. This is kind of staggering in an of itself and then the factoids are like off the wall obscure and cool.



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