ADVERTISE WITH US
Learn How

We need your help in 2018

Support All About Jazz All About Jazz is looking for 1,000 backers to help fund our 2018 projects that directly support jazz. You can make this happen by purchasing ad space or by making a donation to our fund drive. In addition to completing every project (listed here), we'll also hide all Google ads and present exclusive content for a full year!

Mike Osborne

In the history of British jazz, there were few voices as unmistakable as Mike Osborne's alto saxophone, but his story is one of the tragedies of British jazz. Within 15 years of his first recordings, simmering mental illness had taken over and forced him away from his musical compatriots in vibrant London and brought him back to his native Hereford (near the Welsh border), where he lived under care until his death in 2007, his saxophone silent for decades.

Read more
Profiles
CD/LP/Track Review
Read more articles

6 Photos View in Slideshow

Discography

Videos

Similar

Albert Ayler Albert Ayler
sax, tenor
Nels Cline Nels Cline
guitar, electric
Archie Shepp Archie Shepp
saxophone
Paul Bley Paul Bley
piano
Steve Lacy Steve Lacy
sax, soprano
Sam Rivers Sam Rivers
sax, tenor
Sonny Sharrock Sonny Sharrock
guitar, electric
Art Ensemble Of Chicago Art Ensemble Of Chicago
band/orchestra
Mike Westbrook Mike Westbrook
composer/conductor

Support All About Jazz's Future

We need your help and we have a deal. Contribute $20 and we'll hide the six Google ads that appear on every page for a full year!