With Hank Crawford

  • November 14, 2014

    Dat Dere (The Ray Charles Orchestra, Ft Hank Crawford)

    Unreleased. Hank Crawford had released this Bobby Timmons tune with the Ray Charles ‘septet’ in 1960 for his More Soul album. The same ‘band within the band’ (only with Bruno Carr for Milt Turner) played it twice in Paris, in October 1961: Phil Guilbeau- tp; Johm Hunt – flh; Hank Crawford – as (solo); David Fathead Newman – […]

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  • October 26, 2014

    Misty (The Ray Charles Band, Ft Hank Crawford)

    Album: Ray Charles Orchestra – Zurich 1961. TCB (Swiss Radio Days Jazz Series #41), [2016]. Recorded during the Ray Charles Big Band’s first concert in Europe by Radio Basel at the Kongresshaus in Zürich on October 18, 1961. The performance of Misty is the only known live recording of this song by the Ray Charles Band. Crawford’s original studio version was released on […]

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  • October 8, 2014

    Willow Weep For Me (With David Fathead Newman, Ray Charles On Piano)

    Album: Fathead, Atlantic 1304, 1960 (November 1958). Album (DVD): Ray Charles à Montreux 1978, S.p., S.a. Recording Date: November 5, 1958 at Atlantic Recording Studios, New York. Ray Charles (p), David Newman (as), Marcus Belgrave (tp); Hank Crawford (bs), Edgar Willis (b), Milt Turner (ds). Arranged by Hank Crawford. Recording engineer: Tom Dowd. Live: Twenty […]

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