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Joe Sample

American pianist

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.

Joe Sample
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Background information
Birth nameJoseph Leslie Sample
Born(1939-02-01)February 1, 1939
Houston, Texas, United States
OriginUnited States
DiedSeptember 12, 2014(2014-09-12) (aged 75)
Houston, Texas, United States
GenresJazz
OccupationsMusician, composer
InstrumentsPiano, keyboards
LabelsBlue Thumb, MCA, GRP, Warner Bros., Verve, ABC Records
Associated actsJazz Crusaders

Sample died in Houston, Texas, on September 12, 2014. He was 75 years old.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Joe Sample, Iconic Jazz Pianist & Composer, Is Dead at 75". The Jazz Line. The Jazz Line. Retrieved 13 September 2014.

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