Joe Sample dead at 75: The piano star was known for pushing boundaries of jazz

September 14, 2014 6:55 AM

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Joe Sample dead at 75: The piano star was known for pushing boundaries of jazz

Sample collaborated with artists like Miles Davis, B.B. King, Marvin Gaye and Steely Dan and was best known as the founder of the Crusaders. The musician passed away Friday night in his hometown of Houston at the age of 75, his family announced.

Legendary pianist Joe Sample, who was known for pushing the boundaries of jazz music, passed away Friday night in his hometown of Houston at the age of 75, his family announced on Facebook.

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