Joe Sample
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1939-02-01
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Joseph Leslie "Joe" Sample (February 1, 1939 – September 12, 2014) was an American pianist, keyboard player, and composer. He was one of the founding members of the Jazz Crusaders, the band which became simply the Crusaders in 1971, and ...

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Burnin’ Up The Carnival
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Burnin’ Up The Carnival Burnin’ Up The Carnival Burnin’ Up The Carnival Burnin’ Up The Carnival
Steve Gadd, Tim Carman, B B King & Eric Clapton, B.B. King, Nathan East & Joe Sample
When My Heart Beats Like A Hammer
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When My Heart Beats Like A Hammer When My Heart Beats Like A Hammer When My Heart Beats Like A Hammer When My Heart Beats Like A Hammer
Joe Sample & David T. Walker
C.C. Rider
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C.C. Rider C.C. Rider C.C. Rider C.C. Rider
Joe Sample And Randy Crawford
Feeling Good
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Feeling Good Feeling Good Feeling Good Feeling Good
Harry Simeone, Henry Onorati, Katherine K. Davis, Stix Hooper, Alphonso Johnson, Joe Sample, Dean Parks, Roland Bautista, Jerry Hey, Kim Hutchcroft & Larry Williams
Little Drummer Boy
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Little Drummer Boy Little Drummer Boy Little Drummer Boy Little Drummer Boy
Wayne Henderson, Joe Sample, Wilton Felder, Stix Hooper, The Jazz Crusaders, Roy Gaines & Jimmy Bond
Freedom Sound
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Freedom Sound Freedom Sound Freedom Sound Freedom Sound
Lalah Hathaway, Walfredo de los Reyes, Joe Sample & Lalah Hathaway, Joe Sample & Jay Anderson
For All We Know
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For All We Know For All We Know For All We Know For All We Know
Joe Sample
A House Is Not A Home
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A House Is Not A Home A House Is Not A Home A House Is Not A Home A House Is Not A Home
Joe Sample
Rainbow Seeker
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Rainbow Seeker Rainbow Seeker Rainbow Seeker Rainbow Seeker
Joe Sample
Somehow Our Love Survives
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Somehow Our Love Survives Somehow Our Love Survives Somehow Our Love Survives Somehow Our Love Survives
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Biography

Joseph Leslie "Joe" Sample (February 1, 1939 – September 12, 2014) was an American pianist, keyboard player, and composer. He was one of the founding members of the Jazz Crusaders, the band which became simply the Crusaders in 1971, and remained a part of the group until its final album in 1991 (not including the 2003 reunion album Rural Renewal).

Beginning in the 1970s, he enjoyed a successful solo career and guested on many recordings by other performers and groups, including Miles Davis, George Benson, Jimmy Witherspoon, B. B. King, Eric Clapton, Steely Dan, and the Supremes. Sample incorporated jazz, gospel, blues, Latin, and classical forms into his music.

On September 12, 2014, Sample died in Houston, Texas, of mesothelioma at age 75.

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