Don't You Worry 'Bout a Thing

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All Music Guide - Campbell
Hank Crawford's album Don't You Worry 'Bout a Thing was originally released in 1974 on Kudu Records, an offshoot of Creed Taylor's CTI label. For his fourth Kudu release, Crawford provides three original compositions along with two Stevie Wonder tunes, "Don't You Worry 'Bout a Thing" and "All in Love Is Fair." The string arrangements of Bob James, who also plays electric keyboards on the date, provide a light touch of sophistication and blend well with Crawford's R&B-steeped alto saxophone. An impressive assortment of soul-jazz and modern jazz musicians joined Crawford on this date, including Pepper Adams, Randy Brecker, Ron Carter, Idris Muhammad, Joe Farrell, Jon Faddis,...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Campbell
Hank Crawford's album Don't You Worry 'Bout a Thing was originally released in 1974 on Kudu Records, an offshoot of Creed Taylor's CTI label. For his fourth Kudu release, Crawford provides three original compositions along with two Stevie Wonder tunes, "Don't You Worry 'Bout a Thing" and "All in Love Is Fair." The string arrangements of Bob James, who also plays electric keyboards on the date, provide a light touch of sophistication and blend well with Crawford's R&B-steeped alto saxophone. An impressive assortment of soul-jazz and modern jazz musicians joined Crawford on this date, including Pepper Adams, Randy Brecker, Ron Carter, Idris Muhammad, Joe Farrell, Jon Faddis, Bernard Purdie, and Hugh McCracken. Reissued for the first time on CD in 2011, Don't You Worry 'Bout a Thing was remastered but unfortunately without bonus tracks.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/4/2011
  • Label: Masterworks
  • UPC: 886979437425
  • Catalog Number: 794374

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Hank Crawford Primary Artist, Alto Saxophone
Pepper Adams Baritone Saxophone
Phil Bodner Alto Flute, Piccolo, Tenor Saxophone
Ron Carter Bass
Jon Faddis Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Bob James Conductor, Electric Piano, Clavinet
Al Brown Viola
Ralph MacDonald Percussion, Conga
David Nadien Violin
Randy Brecker Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Lewis Eley Violin
Max Ellen Violin
Joe Farrell Flute, Tenor Saxophone
Paul Gershman Violin
Emanuel Green Violin
Harry Lookofsky Violin
Idris Muhammad Drums
Gary King Bass
Charles Libove Violin
Hugh McCracken Harmonica, Electric Guitar
Charles McCracken Cello
Romeo Penque Baritone Saxophone
Bernard "Pretty" Purdie Drums
Matthew Raimondi Violin
George Ricci Cello
Alan Rubin Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Dave Taylor Bass Trombone
Richard Tee Organ, Piano
Jerry Dodgion Flute, Soprano Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
Manny Vardi Viola
Alexander Cores Violin
Technical Credits
Hank Crawford Composer
Bob James Arranger, Composer
Rudy Van Gelder Engineer
Richard Seidel Reissue Producer
Creed Taylor Producer
Stevie Wonder Composer
Pierre Le-Tan Illustrations
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