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Greg Osby

Greg Osby
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Greg Osby (born 3 August 1960) is an American jazz saxophonist who plays mainly in the free jazz, free funk and M-Base idioms. He has also collaborated with musicians outside of jazz, including members of The Grateful Dead.
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http://www.gregosby.com
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Releases on file (15)
Tineke Postma / Greg Osby — Sonic Halo Tineke Postma / Greg Osby — Sonic Halo
(Challenge CR 73370, 2014, CD)
Bobby Previte — Terminals Bobby Previte — Terminals
(Canteloupe CA21102, 2014, CD)
Sara Serpa — Praia Sara Serpa — Praia
(Bandcamp Inner Circle no#, 2008, CD / DL)
Andrew Cyrille with Greg Osby — Low Blue Flame Andrew Cyrille with Greg Osby — Low Blue Flame
(TUM Records 016, 2006, CD)
Groundtruther — Longitude Groundtruther — Longitude
(Thirsty Ear THI 57160.2, 2005, CD)
Henry Kaiser & Wadada Leo Smith : Yo Miles! — Upriver Henry Kaiser & Wadada Leo Smith : Yo Miles! — Upriver
(Cuneiform Rune 201/202, 2005, 2CD)
Henry Kaiser & Wadada Leo Smith : Yo Miles! — Sky Garden Henry Kaiser & Wadada Leo Smith : Yo Miles! — Sky Garden
(Cuneiform Rune 191/192, 2004, 2CD)
Liberty Ellman — Tactiles Liberty Ellman — Tactiles
(Pi 08, 2003, CD)
Jack DeJohnette's Special Edition — Earth Walk Jack DeJohnette's Special Edition — Earth Walk
(Blue Note 96690, 1991, CD / LP)
Cindy Blackman / Santi Debriano / David Fiuczynski — Trio + Two Cindy Blackman / Santi Debriano / David Fiuczynski — Trio + Two
(Free Lance FRL-CD 015, 1991, CD)
Terri Lyne Carrington — Real Life Story Terri Lyne Carrington — Real Life Story
(Verve 837 697, 1989, CD / LP)
Jack DeJohnette's Special Edition — Audio Visualscapes Jack DeJohnette's Special Edition — Audio Visualscapes
(MCA 8029, 1988, CD)
Greg Osby — Mindgames Greg Osby — Mindgames
(JMT Productions 834 422-2, 1988, CD)
Franco Ambrosetti — Movies Too Franco Ambrosetti — Movies Too
(Enja 5079, 1988, CD / LP)
Jack DeJohnette's Special Edition — Irresistible Forces Jack DeJohnette's Special Edition — Irresistible Forces
(MCA 5992, 1987, CD)

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