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Mike Osborne

Mike Osborne
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Michael Evans Osborne (28 September 1941 – 19 September 2007) was an English jazz alto saxophonist, pianist and clarinetist, perhaps most noteworthy for his contributions as a member to the Chris McGregor band Brotherhood of Breath in the 60s and 70s.
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Mike Osborne — Force of Nature Mike Osborne — Force of Nature
(Reel Recordings RR 006, 1981/2008, CD)
Chris McGregor's Brotherhood of Breath — Procession (Live at Toulouse) Chris McGregor's Brotherhood of Breath — Procession (Live at Toulouse)
(Ogun OGCD 040, 1978/2013, CD)
Chris McGregor's Brotherhood of Breath — Bremen to Bridgwater Chris McGregor's Brotherhood of Breath — Bremen to Bridgwater
(Cuneiform Rune 182/183, 1975/2004, 2CD)
Chris McGregor's Brootherhood of Breath — Travelling Somewhere Chris McGregor's Brootherhood of Breath — Travelling Somewhere
(Cuneiform Rune 152, 1973/2001, CD)
Chris McGregor's Brotherhood of Breath — Brotherhood Chris McGregor's Brotherhood of Breath — Brotherhood
(Fledg'ling Records FLED 3063, 1971/2006, CD)
Chris McGregor's Brotherhood of Breath — Eclipse at Dawn Chris McGregor's Brotherhood of Breath — Eclipse at Dawn
(Cuneiform Rune 262, 1971/2008, CD)
Chris McGregor's Brotherhood of Breath — Chris McGregor's Brotherhood of Breath Chris McGregor's Brotherhood of Breath — Chris McGregor's Brotherhood of Breath
(Fledg'ling Records FLED 3062, 1970/2006, CD)
Mike Osborne — Dawn Mike Osborne — Dawn
(Cuneiform Rune 392, 1970/2015, CD)
John Surman — How Many Clouds Can You See? John Surman — How Many Clouds Can You See?
(Deram SML-R 1045, 1970, LP)
Michael Gibbs — Michael Gibbs Michael Gibbs — Michael Gibbs
(Deram 844 907-2, 1970/1999, CD)

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