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Joe Sample
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Background information
Birth name Joseph Leslie Sample
Born (1939-02-01)February 1, 1939
Houston, Texas, United States
Origin United States
Died September 12, 2014(2014-09-12) (aged 75)
Houston, Texas, United States
Genres Jazz
Occupation(s) Musician, composer
Instruments Piano, keyboards
Labels Blue Thumb, MCA, GRP, Warner Bros., Verve, ABC Records
Associated acts Jazz Crusaders

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.

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

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