Biography

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 for the past 20 years. Highly regarded for his insightful and innovative approach to composition and performance, 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 reared 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 (Washington, D.C.) where he majored in Jazz Studies.

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P Mauriat Greg Osby Signature Series alto release party (live) 2013

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NAMM 2014

Date: 23 January 2014

End Date: 26 January 2014

Location: USA, Anaheim Convention Center, 800 West Katella Avenue, Anaheim, CA 92802


Greg Osby @ Birdland

Date: 02 December 2013

End Date: 07 December 2013

Location: USA, New York City



Greg plays on

System-76 3rd. Editon (Greg Osby signature model)

System - 76 2nd. Edition

PMXA - 67R

Selected Albums

29 September 2008

9 Levels

02 August 2005

Channel Three