THE CRUSADERS

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The Crusaders are an American music group popular in the early 1970s for their amalgamated jazz, pop and soul sound.

From 1961 to present more than forty albums have been credited to the group (some live and compilations), 19 of which were recorded under the name "The Jazz Crusaders" (1961-1970).

Back in 1954, Houston pianist Joe Sample teamed up with high school friends tenor saxophonist Wilton Felder and drummer Stix Hooper to form the Swingsters. Within a short time, they were joined by trombonist Wayne Henderson, flutist Hubert Laws, and bassist Henry Wilson and the group became The Modern Jazz Sextet. With the move of Sample, Felder, Hooper, and Henderson to Los Angeles in 1960, the band (a quintet with the bass spot constantly changing) took on the name of The Jazz Crusaders. The following year they made their first recordings for Pacific Jazz and throughout the 1960s the
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THE CRUSADERS Pass the Plate album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
Pass the Plate
Funk Jazz 1971
THE CRUSADERS Crusaders 1 album cover 4.50 | 2 ratings
Crusaders 1
Funk Jazz 1972
THE CRUSADERS Hollywood album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Hollywood
Funk Jazz 1972
THE CRUSADERS Unsung Heroes album cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
Unsung Heroes
Funk Jazz 1973
THE CRUSADERS The 2nd Crusade album cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
The 2nd Crusade
Funk Jazz 1973
THE CRUSADERS Southern Comfort album cover 4.00 | 2 ratings
Southern Comfort
Funk Jazz 1974
THE CRUSADERS Chain Reaction album cover 4.75 | 2 ratings
Chain Reaction
Funk Jazz 1975
THE CRUSADERS Those Southern Knights album cover 3.75 | 2 ratings
Those Southern Knights
Funk Jazz 1976
THE CRUSADERS Free as the Wind album cover 4.75 | 2 ratings
Free as the Wind
Funk Jazz 1977
THE CRUSADERS Images album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Images
Funk Jazz 1978
THE CRUSADERS Street Life album cover 3.50 | 2 ratings
Street Life
Funk Jazz 1979
THE CRUSADERS Soul Shadows (aka Rhapsody and Blues) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Soul Shadows (aka Rhapsody and Blues)
Funk Jazz 1980
THE CRUSADERS Standing Tall album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Standing Tall
Funk Jazz 1981
THE CRUSADERS Ghetto Blaster album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ghetto Blaster
Funk Jazz 1984
THE CRUSADERS The Good and Bad Times album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Good and Bad Times
Funk Jazz 1986
THE CRUSADERS Life in the Modern World album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Life in the Modern World
Funk Jazz 1988
THE CRUSADERS Healing the Wounds album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Healing the Wounds
Funk Jazz 1991
THE CRUSADERS Rural Renewal album cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
Rural Renewal
Funk Jazz 2003

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THE CRUSADERS Scratch album cover 4.50 | 1 ratings
Scratch
Funk Jazz 1974
THE CRUSADERS Live In Japan album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live In Japan
Funk Jazz 1981
THE CRUSADERS Royal Jam album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
Royal Jam
Funk Jazz 1982
THE CRUSADERS Live - New Orleans 1977 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live - New Orleans 1977
Funk Jazz 2016

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THE CRUSADERS At Their Best album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
At Their Best
Funk Jazz 1973
THE CRUSADERS Vocal Album album cover 3.00 | 1 ratings
Vocal Album
Funk Jazz 1987
THE CRUSADERS The Golden Years album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Golden Years
Funk Jazz 1992
THE CRUSADERS The Crusaders and Beyond... album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Crusaders and Beyond...
Funk Jazz 1994
THE CRUSADERS Soul Shadows album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Soul Shadows
Funk Jazz 1995
THE CRUSADERS Way Back Home album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Way Back Home
Funk Jazz 1996
THE CRUSADERS Priceless Jazz Collection album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Priceless Jazz Collection
Funk Jazz 1998
THE CRUSADERS The Crusaders' Finest Hour album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Crusaders' Finest Hour
Funk Jazz 2000
THE CRUSADERS The Best of the Crusaders album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Best of the Crusaders
Funk Jazz 2000
THE CRUSADERS Groove Crusade album cover 4.50 | 1 ratings
Groove Crusade
Funk Jazz 2003
THE CRUSADERS Gold album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Gold
Funk Jazz 2007
THE CRUSADERS 5 Original Albums album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
5 Original Albums
Funk Jazz 2017

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