Opening the iTunes Store.If iTunes doesn't open, click the iTunes application icon in your Dock or on your Windows desktop.Progress Indicator
Opening the iBooks Store.If iBooks doesn't open, click the iBooks app in your Dock.Progress Indicator

iTunes is the world's easiest way to organize and add to your digital media collection.

We are unable to find iTunes on your computer. To preview and buy music from Priceless Jazz Collection: The Crusaders by The Crusaders, download iTunes now.

Already have iTunes? Click I Have iTunes to open it now.

I Have iTunes Free Download
iTunes for Mac + PC

Priceless Jazz Collection: The Crusaders

Open iTunes to preview, buy, and download music.

Album Review

Priceless Jazz is a good midline sampler of highlights from the Crusaders' recordings for MCA and GRP. Although this isn't a definitive collection, it offers representative material to make this a good introduction to these recordings for curious listeners on a budget.

Customer Reviews

Crusader Classics

Great early selections from previous albums combined into one. You'll hear an early Joe Sample plus the fresh funk/jazz sounds unmistakably that of the Crusaders. 'Street Life' is the most revered.

Street Life

This recording was used in the opening credits of "Sharky's Machine" directed by Burt Reynolds - great use of song with footage of 1980's Atlanta, GA.


FIRST TO WRITE A REVIEW!!!!!! (don't hate just cause you couldn't get to the wall before me)


Formed: 1960 in Houston, TX

Genre: Jazz

Years Active: '50s, '60s, '70s, '80s, '90s, '00s, '10s

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...
Full Bio
Priceless Jazz Collection: The Crusaders, The Crusaders
View In iTunes

Customer Ratings