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Primary Instrument: Piano

Born: February 1, 1939 | Died: September 12, 2014

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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Featured recording “Children of the Sun”

Children of the Sun

PRA Records
2014
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    Children of the Sun

    PRA Records
    2014
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    Old Places Old Faces

    Warner Bros.
    2013
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    Live

    PRA Records
    2012
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    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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    Soul Shadows

    Kedar Entertainment Group
    2004
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