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Greg Osby

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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Albums

Sonic Halo
Sonic Halo
Challenge Records
2014
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9 Levels
9 Levels
Inner Circle Music
2008
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Channel Three
Channel Three
Blue Note Records
2005
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Public
Public
Blue Note Records
2004
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St. Louis Shoes
St. Louis Shoes
Blue Note Records
2003
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Season Of Renewal
Season Of Renewal
Winter & Winter
2003
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