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Invitation is a 1993 album by jazz pianist Joe Sample released through Warner Bros. Records. This album contains reinterpretations of jazz standard compositions written by artists such as Duke Ellington, Johnny Mercer, among others. This is more of a jazz/classical crossover album with orchestral arrangements by Dale Oehler. In 1993, Invitation reached No. 1 in the Top Jazz Albums chart and No. 43 in the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart in Billboard magazine. On the top albums chart, it peaked at No. 194.