Joe Sample

Joe Sample is a pianist of great energy, versatility, and enterprise. He has constantly sought out novel directions to express his ideas. Since his days with the Jazz Crusaders to his multiple solo efforts and countless sideman sessions, though never seeking the spotlight, is recognized by both his peers and the knowing public as a first class musical artist

Born on February 1, 1939, in Houston, Texas, Joe Sample grew up in a fertile musical Creole neighborhood hearing zydeco and Louis Armstrong. He started playing the piano at age five, and he incorporated a range of local traditions into his music: jazz, gospel, blues, and even Latin and classical forms.

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Albums

Children of the Sun
Children of the Sun
PRA Records
2014
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Old Places Old Faces
Old Places Old Faces
Warner Bros.
2013
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Live
Live
PRA Records
2012
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No Regrets
No Regrets
PRA Records
2009
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1999-2006 Best Of Best
Kedar Entertainment Group
2007
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Introducing Joe Sample
Kedar Entertainment Group
2006
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