THE JAZZ CRUSADERS

Funk Jazz • United States
Jazz music community with review and forums
THE JAZZ CRUSADERS picture
The Jazz Crusaders were started in 1961 by Joe Sample (piano), Wilton Felder (tenor sax), Stix Hooper (drums), and Wayne Henderson (trombone). The group employed a number of bassists (and also a few guitarists) throughout the '60s. As the decade progressed the Jazz Crusaders moved from a more bop-oriented sound and began to incorporate more soul and R&B influences.

In 1971 the band shortened its name to The Crusaders, which made sense seeing as they were playing much more funk than jazz. The core group of Sample, Felder, Hooper, and Henderson remained and they added guitarists Larry Carlton and bassist Robert "Pops" Popwell. Henderson left the Crusaders in 1975, with Hooper leaving in 1983.

Henderson subsequently revived the "Jazz Crusaders" moniker (over Sample's objections) for 1995's Happy Again, and was joined by Wilton Felder and Larry Carlton. This new group (officially known as "Wayne Henderson's Jazz Crusaders") released a series
read more...
Thanks to snobb for the updates

THE JAZZ CRUSADERS Online Videos

No THE JAZZ CRUSADERS online videos available. Search and add one now.

Buy THE JAZZ CRUSADERS music

More places to buy metal & THE JAZZ CRUSADERS music

THE JAZZ CRUSADERS Discography

THE JAZZ CRUSADERS albums / top albums

THE JAZZ CRUSADERS Freedom Sound album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Freedom Sound
Funk Jazz 1961
THE JAZZ CRUSADERS Lookin' Ahead album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Lookin' Ahead
Funk Jazz 1962
THE JAZZ CRUSADERS Tough Talk album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Tough Talk
Funk Jazz 1963
THE JAZZ CRUSADERS Heat Wave album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Heat Wave
Funk Jazz 1963
THE JAZZ CRUSADERS Stretchin' Out album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Stretchin' Out
Funk Jazz 1964
THE JAZZ CRUSADERS Chile Con Soul album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Chile Con Soul
Funk Jazz 1965
THE JAZZ CRUSADERS The Thing album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Thing
Funk Jazz 1965
THE JAZZ CRUSADERS Talk That Talk album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Talk That Talk
Funk Jazz 1967
THE JAZZ CRUSADERS Uh Huh album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Uh Huh
Funk Jazz 1967
THE JAZZ CRUSADERS Powerhouse album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Powerhouse
Funk Jazz 1969
THE JAZZ CRUSADERS Old Socks New Shoes - New Socks Old Shoes album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Old Socks New Shoes - New Socks Old Shoes
Funk Jazz 1970
THE JAZZ CRUSADERS Give Peace a Chance album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Give Peace a Chance
Funk Jazz 1970
THE JAZZ CRUSADERS Happy Again album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Happy Again
Funk Jazz 1995
THE JAZZ CRUSADERS Louisiana Hot Sauce album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Louisiana Hot Sauce
Funk Jazz 1996
THE JAZZ CRUSADERS Break'n Da Rulz! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Break'n Da Rulz!
Funk Jazz 1998
THE JAZZ CRUSADERS Soul Axess album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Soul Axess
Funk Jazz 2004
THE JAZZ CRUSADERS Kick The Jazz album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Kick The Jazz
Funk Jazz 2008

THE JAZZ CRUSADERS EPs & splits

THE JAZZ CRUSADERS live albums

THE JAZZ CRUSADERS At the Lighthouse album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
At the Lighthouse
Funk Jazz 1962
THE JAZZ CRUSADERS Live at the Lighthouse '66 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live at the Lighthouse '66
Funk Jazz 1966
THE JAZZ CRUSADERS The Festival Album album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Festival Album
Funk Jazz 1967
THE JAZZ CRUSADERS Lighthouse '68 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Lighthouse '68
Funk Jazz 1968
THE JAZZ CRUSADERS Lighthouse '69 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Lighthouse '69
Funk Jazz 1969

THE JAZZ CRUSADERS demos, promos, fans club and other releases (no bootlegs)

THE JAZZ CRUSADERS re-issues & compilations

THE JAZZ CRUSADERS The Best of... album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Best of...
Funk Jazz 1993
THE JAZZ CRUSADERS The Pacific Jazz Quintet Studio Sessions album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Pacific Jazz Quintet Studio Sessions
Funk Jazz 2005
THE JAZZ CRUSADERS Freedom Sound-Lookin' Ahead album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Freedom Sound-Lookin' Ahead
Funk Jazz 2013

THE JAZZ CRUSADERS singles (0)

THE JAZZ CRUSADERS movies (DVD, Blu-Ray or VHS)

THE JAZZ CRUSADERS Reviews

No THE JAZZ CRUSADERS music reviews posted yet.

THE JAZZ CRUSADERS Movies Reviews

No THE JAZZ CRUSADERS movie reviews posted yet.

THE JAZZ CRUSADERS Shouts

Please login to post a shout
No shouts posted yet. Be the first member to do so above!

JMA TOP 5 Jazz ALBUMS

Rating by members, ranked by custom algorithm
Albums with 30 ratings and more
A Love Supreme Post Bop
JOHN COLTRANE
Buy this album from our partners
Kind of Blue Cool Jazz
MILES DAVIS
Buy this album from our partners
The Black Saint and the Sinner Lady Progressive Big Band
CHARLES MINGUS
Buy this album from our partners
My Favorite Things Hard Bop
JOHN COLTRANE
Buy this album from our partners

New Jazz Artists

New Jazz Releases

Event Horizon Post Bop
EVENT HORIZON
Buy this album from MMA partners
Workingman’s Dead : The Angel’s Share Jazz Related Rock
GRATEFUL DEAD
Buy this album from MMA partners
First Rose of Spring Pop/Art Song/Folk
WILLIE NELSON
Buy this album from MMA partners
Lockdown Sessions Fusion
MARK WIBBERLEY
Buy this album from MMA partners
More new releases

New Jazz Online Videos

Blue Star
WILLIE NELSON
js· 16 hours ago
Butterfly
MARK WIBBERLEY
js· 20 hours ago
And the Devil Too
SUGAR BLUE
js· 2 days ago
The Light That Shines
PATCHWORK JAZZ ORCHESTRA
js· 3 days ago
More videos

New JMA Jazz Forum Topics

More in the forums

New Site interactions

More...

Latest Jazz News

members-submitted

More in the forums

Social Media

Follow us