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Joe Sample Dead At 75

Legendary jazz pianist, keyboardist and composer, Joe Sample, died Friday, September 12 in Houston, Texas. He was 75. His family released the news on the musician's Facebook page: "At 9:50pm, September 12, 2014, Joe Sample passed. His wife Yolanda and his son Nicklas would like to thank all of you, his fans and friends, for your prayers and support during this trying time. Please know that Joe was aware and very appreciative of all of your prayers, comments, letters/cards and well wishes.”

Planes Trains And Eric Trailer

WATCH THE TRAILER HERE!

This fall, the tour documentary "Planes Trains And Eric" will be released by Eagle Rock Entertainment but fans can check out the trailer from today. The film will offer an unrivaled peek into the world of one of today's greatest performers. Filmed during the Far and Middle Eastern Leg of Clapton's 2014 tour, it features 13 full-length performances intercut with interviews with Eric, his band and crew along with "fly on the wall" film of soundchecks and other aspects of life on the road as they travel from gig to gig by planes and trains.

Planes Trains And Eric Trailer

WATCH THE TRAILER HERE! This fall, the tour documentary "Planes Trains And Eric" will be released by Eagle Rock Entertainment but fans can check out the trailer from today. The film will offer an unrivaled peek into the world of one of today's greatest performers. Filmed during the Far and Middle Eastern Leg of Clapton's 2014 tour, it features 13 full-length performances intercut with interviews with Eric, his band and crew along with "fly on the wall" film of soundchecks and other aspects of life on the road as they travel from gig to gig by planes and trains.

The Breeze: Cover Concept And Design

Throughout his career, Eric Clapton has taken an active role in designing the packaging for his albums working with many different artists, photographers and graphic designers. It was no different with Eric Clapton & Friends’ “The Breeze (An Appreciation of JJ Cale)”. During recording sessions last year in Los Angeles, Eric conceptualized JJ's face in the clouds for the album cover. To execute his idea, he reached out to well-known manga artist and anime character designer, Yushiyuki Sadamoto.Eric previously worked with Sadamoto for the cover of his 13th studio album, Pilgrim, released in 1998.

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