Hank Crawford

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Birthday
21, 1934
Birthplace
Tennessee
Death Date
Jan 29, 2009 (74)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
21, 1934
Birthplace
Tennessee
Death Date
Jan 29, 2009 (74)

About

Music director for Ray Charles who was a multi-genre saxophonist and composer. His solo career featured albums released on Milestone like Bossa International.

Before Fame

He studied music at Tennessee State University and was later hired to play baritone with the band led by Ray Charles.

Trivia

He arranged music for many artists, including Lou Rawls.

Family Life

He was married to Gladys Brooks, who passed away in the 1990s. Before her death, they raised two children together.

Associated With

He appeared on the album There Must Be a Better World Somewhere by B.B. King.