1997 Joe Sample – Sample This

Sample This is the fifteenth solo album from jazz pianist Joe Sample. It was released in 1997 on Warner Bros. It contains re-recordings of Sample’s songs  and from The (Jazz) Crusaders.

Tracks

1  Rainbow Seeker II (Joe Sample) 04:39
2  I’m Coming Back Again (Joe Sample) 05:03
3  Carmel (Joe Sample) 04:57
4  Night Flight (Joe Sample) 05:07
5  Chain Reaction (Joe Sample) 04:28
6  Soul Shadows (Joe Sample; Will Jennings) 05:03
7  In All My Wildest Dreams (Joe Sample) 04:49
8  Free As The Wind (Joe Sample) 04:50
9  Snowflake (Joe Sample) 04:50
10  It Happens Everyday (Joe Sample) 05:13
11  Street Life (Joe Sample; Will Jennings) 05:12
12  Put It Where You Want It (Joe Sample) 05:09
13  Fly With Wings Of Love (Joe Sample) 05:16
14  Melodies Of Love (Joe Sample) 05:37
15  Shreveport Stomps (Jelly Roll Morton) 04:00

Musicians

1 Rainbow Seeker II

BassJay Anderson
DrumsLenny Castro
Acoustic GuitarDean Parks
PianoJoe Sample
SynthesizerJoe Sample
PercussionLenny Castro


2 I’m Coming Back Again

BassMarcus Miller
DrumsSteve Gadd
Acoustic GuitarDean Parks
PianoJoe Sample
SynthesizerJoe Sample
SynthesizerGeorge Duke
PercussionLenny Castro
VocalsDianne Reeves


3 Carmel

BassJay Anderson
DrumsLenny Castro
GuitarDean Parks
PianoJoe Sample
SynthesizerJoe Sample
PercussionLenny Castro


4 Night Flight

BassJay Anderson
DrumsLenny Castro
GuitarDean Parks
PianoJoe Sample
SynthesizerJoe Sample
PercussionLenny Castro


5 Chain Reaction

BassMarcus Miller
DrumsSteve Gadd
GuitarDean Parks
PianoJoe Sample
SynthesizerJoe Sample
PercussionLenny Castro


6 Soul Shadows

BassMarcus Miller
DrumsSteve Gadd
GuitarDean Parks
Fender RhodesJoe Sample
PianoJoe Sample
SynthesizerJoe Sample
SynthesizerGeorge Duke
PercussionLenny Castro
Background VocalsLynn Davis
Background VocalsLori Perry
Background VocalsJim Gilstrap
VocalsDennis Rowland


7 In All My Wildest Dreams

BassMarcus Miller
DrumsSteve Gadd
GuitarDean Parks
Fender RhodesJoe Sample
SynthesizerJoe Sample
PercussionLenny Castro
Background VocalsLynn Davis
Background VocalsLori Perry
Background VocalsJim Gilstrap


8 Free As The Wind

BassMarcus Miller
DrumsSteve Gadd
GuitarDean Parks
PianoJoe Sample
SynthesizerJoe Sample
PercussionLenny Castro


9 Snowflake

BassJay Anderson
DrumsLenny Castro
Acoustic GuitarDean Parks
PianoJoe Sample
SynthesizerJoe Sample
SaxEverette Harp
PercussionLenny Castro


10 It Happens Everyday

BassMarcus Miller
DrumsSteve Gadd
GuitarDean Parks
PianoJoe Sample
SynthesizerJoe Sample
FluteHubert Laws
PercussionLenny Castro


11 Street Life

BassMarcus Miller
DrumsSteve Gadd
GuitarDean Parks
Fender RhodesJoe Sample
SynthesizerJoe Sample
EffectsGeorge Duke
PercussionLenny Castro
Background VocalsLynn Davis
Background VocalsLori Perry
Background VocalsJim Gilstrap


12 Put It Where You Want It

BassMarcus Miller
DrumsSteve Gadd
GuitarDean Parks
OrganJoe Sample
WurlitzerJoe Sample
PercussionLenny Castro
Background VocalsLynn Davis
Background VocalsLori Perry
Background VocalsJim Gilstrap


13 Fly With Wings Of Love

BassJay Anderson
DrumsLenny Castro
Acoustic GuitarDean Parks
PianoJoe Sample
SynthesizerJoe Sample
PercussionLenny Castro


14 Melodies Of Love

BassJay Anderson
DrumsLenny Castro
PianoJoe Sample
SynthesizerJoe Sample
PercussionLenny Castro


15 Shreveport Stomps

PianoJoe Sample

Liner Notes

Producer – George Duke
Co-producer – Joe Sample
Engineer – Erik Zobler, John Rodd
Engineer (Additional) – Wayne Holmes
Engineer (Assistant) – Wayne Holmes, John Rodd
Mixed By – Erik Zobler
Overdubbed By – Erik Zobler
Recorded By – Erik Zobler

Art Direction, Design – Gregory Gilmer
Photography – Marianno De Lopez

Mastered At The Mastering Lab
Mixed At Le Gonks West
Overdubbed At Le Gonks West
Recorded At Ocean Way Recording
Phonographic Copyright Warner Bros Records Inc
Copyright Warner Bros Records Inc