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Joseph Leslie "Joe" Sample was an American pianist, keyboard player and composer. He was one of the founding members of the Swingsters, a band which evolved into the Modern Jazz Sextet and later the Jazz Crusaders. The band became simply The Crusaders in 1971. He remained a part of the group until its final album in 1991.

Since the late 1980s, he has enjoyed a successful solo career.

On September 12, 2014, Sample died in Houston, Texas, of mesothelioma at… read more

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  • U TURN
  • I wish my surname was Sample
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  • Rest in Peace Mr. Sample. I will miss you!!!
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  • R.I.P. Joe...One of my favorite artists. He will be missed.
  • Rest in pease Joe Sample. I will continue to listen to your music.
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  • Um Grande Músico Digno de Respeito !

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