Actually, he had plenty of them in a long and distinguished career. Start with him being a founding member of the Jazz Crusaders.: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joe_Sample His Discog: http://www.allmusic.com/artist/joe-s...59/discography << Outstanding recordings on his own from '69-'12--find me a better track record. His obit: http://www.allmusic.com/artist/joe-s...59/discography One of his better later excursions was with a German Radio-TV outfit.: http://www.allaboutjazz.com/children...php?width=1440 The Amazin's have this Japan-only recording at hair-raising prices: http://www.amazon.com/Joe-Sample-Ndr.../dp/B00915EMFE
Some tunes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D8U-vx6i9OE << One of the hippest orks these days. Huzzahs to all involved.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UmHOY5j2p8w << These folks just flat get it...and share it with us
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=teTt4iJt4WA << Terrif piece--listen to that guy getting all funky on the 'bone (an OMG moment)...and then there's that musical guy on full kit...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=urgn81Rlwog << The way they build a tune is marvelous.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EfR3rSRJubQ << now here's a medley for you...
BONUS: 71 minutes of these folks together at a JazzFest: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JFwtnWo0O8I