What band was Joe Sample in?

What band was Joe Sample in?

The Crusaders1971 – 2014
Joe Sample/Music groups

Joe Sample, who became a jazz star in the 1960s as the pianist with the Jazz Crusaders and an even bigger star a decade later when he began playing electric keyboards and the group simplified its name to the Crusaders, died on Friday in Houston. He was 75.

What happened Joe Sample?

Joe Sample, a musician who became a household name by pushing the limits of jazz music, died of mesothelioma on Sept. 12 in his hometown of Houston. He was 75.

How old is Joe Sample?

75 years (1939–2014)
Joe Sample/Age at death
Joe Sample, a composer and keyboard player who connected the world of jazz to many other musical traditions, has died at age 75.

Where is Joe Sample buried?

Paradise North Cemetery
Sample was buried at Paradise North Cemetery in Inwood.

Was Joe Sample married?

Yolanda Samplem.?–2014
Joe Sample/Spouse

What instrument did Joe Sample play?


Joe Sample
Died September 12, 2014 (aged 75) Houston, Texas, U.S.
Genres Jazz
Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter, composer
Instruments Keyboards

Is Joe Sample married?

Is Joe Sample still living?

Deceased (1939–2014)
Joe Sample/Living or Deceased

What nationality is Joe Sample?

Joe Sample/Nationality
Houston, Texas, U.S. Joseph Leslie Sample (February 1, 1939 – September 12, 2014) was an American keyboardist and composer.

Who recorded street life?

The Crusaders
Street Life/Artists

When was Joe Sample born?

February 1, 1939
Joe Sample/Date of birth

Why did Stix Hooper leave the Crusaders?

“He suffered a personal loss and he decided he didn’t want to keep playing with the band. I was completely unprepared for his leaving.” Sample recalled the way it used to be. “When Stix played drums and Wilton (doubled on) bass, that was heaven,” he exuded.