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Greg Osby

Primary Instrument: Saxophone

Born: August 3, 1960    

Saxophonist, composer, producer and educator Greg Osby has made an indelible mark on contemporary jazz as a leader of his own ensembles and as a guest artist with other acclaimed jazz groups fo the past 20 years. Notable for his insightful and innovative approach to composition and performance of original jazz music, Osby is a shining beacon among the current generation of jazz musicians. He has earned numerous awards and critical acclaim for his recorded works and passionate live performances.

Born and raised in St. Louis, Greg Osby began his professional music career in 1975, after three years of private studies on clarinet, flute and alto saxophone. Coming from a vibrant and musical city, Osby showed an early interest in the performing arts and spent his years in secondary school with a heavy involvement in Blues and Jazz groups. In 1978 Osby furthered his musical education at Howard University where he majored in Jazz Studies. He continued his studies at the Berklee College of Music from 1980 to 1983....
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    9 Levels

    Inner Circle Music
    2008
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    Channel Three

    Blue Note Records
    2005
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    Public

    Blue Note Records
    2004
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    Greg Osby: Public


    2004
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    Season Of Renewal

    Jazz Inspiration Records
    2003
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    St. Louis Shoes

    Blue Note Records
    2003
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    Inner Circle

    Blue Note Records
    2002
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