Joseph Leslie "Joe" Sample is an American pianist, keyboard player and composer. He is one of the founding members of the Jazz Crusaders, the band which became simply The Crusaders in 1971, and remained.
In All My Wildest Dreams - Joe Sample Rest in peace, Mr. Sample. Thank you, thank you, for leaving with us immense music! Joseph Leslie "Joe" Sample (February 1, 1939 – September 12, 2014) was an American pianist, keyboard player and composer. He founded The Jazz Crusaders , had a successful solo career, and recorded with others, among them Miles Davis, George Benson, Jimmy Witherspoon, B. B. King, Eric Clapton, Steely Dan, and The Supremes.