Hank Crawford

Soul jazz, Musical Artist

1934 – 2009

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Who was Hank Crawford?

Bennie Ross "Hank" Crawford, Jr. was an American R&B, hard bop, jazz-funk, soul jazz alto saxophonist, arranger and songwriter. Crawford was musical director for Ray Charles before embarking on a solo career, during which he released many well-regarded albums for jazz record labels CTI Records and then Milestone Records.

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Born
Dec 21, 1934
Memphis
Also known as
  • Crawford, Hank
  • Bennie Crawford
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Tennessee State University
Lived in
  • Memphis
Died
Jan 29, 2009
Memphis

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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