Hank Crawford

Hank Crawford
1934 - 2009

Hank Crawford  


Bennie Ross "Hank" Crawford, Jr. (December 21, 1934 – January 29, 2009) 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...

First Name Hank
Last Name Crawford
Age 74 (age at death) years
Birthday 21st December, 1934
Birthplace Memphis, Tennessee
Died 29th January, 2009
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Occupation Text Saxophonist, Songwriter
Music Genre (Text) R&B, Hard bop, Jazz-funk, Soul jazz
Music Genre Jazz
Origin Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.
Year(s) Active 1958 – 2009, 1958–2009
Music Style Soul Jazz, Hard Bop, Jazz-Funk, Crossover Jazz, Jazz Instrument, Saxophone Jazz
Music Mood Exuberant, Earthy, Joyous, Carefree, Organic, Freewheeling, Playful, Soothing, Elegant, Sophisticated, Amiable/Good-Natured, Passionate, Smooth, Cheerful, Happy, Refined/Mannered, Sax (Alto)
Instrument (text) Alto/Baritone Saxophone, Piano
Record Label Milestone, Atlantic
Associated Acts Jimmy McGriff, Richie Cole
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