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9 Levels
  1. Principle
  2. Tolerance
  3. Humanity
  4. Truth
  5. Less Tension Please
  6. Resilience
  7. Two of One
  8. Innocence
  9. Optimism

personel: Greg Osby, alto and soprano saxophones - Sara Serpa, vocals - Nir Felder, guitar - Adam Birnbaum, piano - Joseph Lepore,  bass - Hamir Atwal, drums

INCM CD 001 - Released August 1, 2008
Recorded at Systems Two, Brooklyn by Joe Marciano
Additional recording at Indaba Studios by Josh Robertson and Mantis Evar
Mixed at Systems Two by Joe Marciano and Max Ross
Produced by: Greg Osby for Oztone Productions



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Channel Three
  1. Mob Job
  2. Vertical Hold
  3. Viewer Discretion
  4. Diode Emissions
  5. Fine Tuning
  6. Please Stand By
  7. Channel Three
  8. Test Pattern
  9. Miss Ann

personel: Greg Osby, alto and soprano saxophones - Matt Brewer, bass - Jeff "Tain" Watts, drums

Blue Note CD 60671 - Released August 2, 2005
Produced by: Greg Osby for Oztone Productions



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Public
  1. Rising Sign
  2. Summertime
  3. Visitation
  4. Bernie's tune
  5. Equalatogram
  6. Shaw Nuff
  7. Lover Man

personel: Greg Osby, alto saxophone - Nicholas Payton, Trumpet, Flugelhorn - Megumi Yonezawa, piano - Robert Hurst, bass - Rodney Green, drums - Joan Osborne, vocals

Blue Note CD 97683 - Released June 1, 2004
Produced by: Greg Osby for Oztone Productions
Recorded live in New York,  1/20/04 & 1/21/04 



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St. Louis Shoes
  1. East St. Louis Toodle-Oo
  2. Shaw-Nuff
  3. Light Blue
  4. Whirlwind Soldier
  5. Summertime
  6. Milton On Ebony
  7. The Single Petal Of A Rose
  8. Bernie's Tune
  9. St. Louis Blues

personel: Greg Osby, alto saxophone - Nicholas Payton, Trumpet, Flugelhorn - Harold O'Neal, piano - Robert Hurst, bass - Rodney Green, drums

Blue Note CD 81699 - Released June 10, 2003
Produced by: Greg Osby for Oztone Productions
Recorded at Systems Two, Brooklyn NY 1/22/03 & 1/23/03 by Joseph Marciano


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Inner Circle
  1. Entruption
  2. Stride Logic
  3. Diary of the Same Dream
  4. Equalatogram
  5. All Neon Like
  6. Fragmatic Decoding
  7. The Inner Circle Principle
  8. Sons of the Confidential
  9. Self-Portrait in Three Colors

personel: Greg Osby, alto saxophone - Jason Moran, piano - Stefon Harris, vibraphone - Tarus Mateen, bass - Eric Harland, drums

Blue Note CD 99871
Produced by: Greg Osby for Oztone Productions
Recorded at Systems Two, Brooklyn NY 4/22/99 & 4/23/99 by Joseph Marciano


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Symbols Of Light (A Solution)
  1. 3 For Civility
  2. Repay In Kind
  3. "M"
  4. The Keep
  5. Golden Sunset
  6. This Is Bliss
  7. One Room
  8. Northbound
  9. Wild Is The Wind
  10. Social Order
  11. Minstrale Again (The Barefoot Tapdance)

personel: Greg Osby, alto & soprano saxophones - Jason Moran, piano - Scott Colley, bass - Marlon Browden, drums - Marlene Rice, Christian Howes, violins - Judith Insell-Staack, viola - Nioka Workman, cello

- Blue Note CD 31395- (release date: July 31, 2001)


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The Invisible Hand
  1. Ashes
  2. Who Needs Forever
  3. The Watcher
  4. Jitterbug Waltz
  5. Sanctus
  6. Indiana
  7. Nature Boy
  8. Tough Love
  9. With Son
  10. The Watcher 2

personel: Greg Osby, alto & soprano saxophones, clarinet - Andrew Hill, piano - Jim Hall, guitar - Scott Colley, bass - Terri Lyne Carrington, drums - Gary Thomas, tenor saxophone, flute

- Blue Note CD 20134


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Friendly Fire (w/ Joe Lovano)
  1. Geo J Lo
  2. The Wild East
  3. Serene
  4. Broad Way Blues
  5. Monk's Mood
  6. Idris
  7. Truth Be Told
  8. Silenos
  9. Alexander The Great

personel: Jason Moran, piano - Cameron Brown, bass - Idris Muhammad, drums - Joe Lovano, soprano & tenor saxophones, flute- Greg Osby, alto & soprano saxophones

- Blue Note CD 99125 - Released June 8,1999


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Banned in New York LIVE!
  1. 13th Floor
  2. Pent Up House
  3. I Didn't Know About You
  4. Big Foot
  5. Big Foot - (ex)
  6. 52nd Street Theme

personel: Greg Osby, alto saxophone - Jason Moran, piano - Atsushi (Az'Shi) Osadi, bass - Rodney Green, drums

- Blue Note CD 96860- Released Dec. 1, 1998


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Zero
  1. Sea Of Illusion
  2. Interspacial Affair
  3. Minstrale
  4. Two Over One
  5. Ozthetica
  6. Nekide
  7. Savant Cycles
  8. Extreme Behavior
  9. Deuce Ana Quota
  10. Penetrating Stare
  11. Concepticus In C

personel: Greg Osby, alto saxophone, Jason Moran: piano, Fender Rhodes, Hammond B-3 - Lonnie Plaxico, Dwayne Burno, bass - Kevin McNeal, guitar - Rodney Green, drums

- Blue Note CD 93760- Released June 6,1998


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Further Ado
  1. Six Of One
  2. Transparency
  3. Mentor's Prose
  4. Heard
  5. The 13th Floor
  6. Soldan
  7. Of Sound Mind
  8. The Mental
  9. Tenderly
  10. Vixen's Vance

personel: Greg Osby, alto saxophone - Jason Moran, piano - Lonnie Plaxico, bass - Calvin Jones, bass - Eric Harland, drums - Tim Hagans, trumpet - Mark Shim, tenor saxophone - Cleave Guyton; flute, alto flute, clarinet - Jeff Haynes, percussion

- Blue Note CD 56543- Released 1997


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Art Forum
  1. Miss D'Meena
  2. Mood For Thought
  3. I Didn't Know About You
  4. 2nd Born To Freedom
  5. Dialectical Interchange
  6. Art Forum
  7. Don't Explain
  8. Half Moon Step
  9. Perpetuity

personel: Greg Osby, alto & soprano saxophones - James Williams, piano - Lonnie Plaxico, bass - Jeff "Tain" Watts, drums - Bryan Carrott, vibraphone - Robin Eubanks, trombone - Cleave Guyton; flute, alto flute - Alex Harden, bass clarinet - Darrell Grant, additional piano

- Blue Note CD 37319- Released 1996


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Black Book:
  1. Pillars
  2. Mr. Freeman
  3. Rocking Chair
  4. Buried Alive
  5. Poetry In Motion
  6. Black Book
  7. Smokescreen
  8. Brewing Poetry
  9. Intuition
  10. Fade To Black Medley:
  11. a.) A Brother And A Token
  12. b.) In A City Blues
  13. c.) Urbanite Kodes
  14. Time (Japan Release Only)

personel: Greg Osby, alto & soprano saxophones, keyboards - Mulgrew Miller, acoustic piano - DJ Ghetto, turntable - Calvin Jones, bass - Bill McClellan, drums - Sha-Key, microphone (rhythm poetry) - Mustafo, microphone (rhymes) - The Betmix, (beat poetry) Featuring; Markita Morris, Taj McCoy, Riva Parker & Bernard Collins

- Blue Note CD 92627- Released 1995


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3-D LIFESTYLES
  1. Mr. Gutterman
  2. God-Man Commeth
  3. Raise
  4. 3-D Lifestyles
  5. Hardcopy
  6. Streetjazz
  7. Honor The Example
  8. Flow To The Underculture
  9. Intelligent Madness
  10. Thelonious
  11. Mr. Gutterman (remix)

personel: Greg Osby, alto & soprano saxophones - Darrell Grant, acoustic piano - Lonnie Plaxico, acoustic bass - Bill McClellan, drums - David Gilmore, guitar - 100 X; Bad Newz, Mustafo, Mal-Blak, Lamar Supreme - RM, rap

- Blue Note CD 98635- Released 1993

MAN-TALK FOR MODERNS VOL. X
  1. Cad'Lack Back
  2. For Here To Go
  3. Man-Talk
  4. Like So...
  5. On A Mission
  6. Lo-Fi
  7. Balaka
  8. Black Moon
  9. Carolla
  10. 2th (Twooth)

personel: Greg Osby, alto & soprano saxophones - David Gilmore, guitar - Chan Johnson, guitar - Edward Simon, keyboards - Micheal Cain, keyboards - James Genius, bass - Lonnie Plaxico, bass - Billy Kilson, drums - Steve Moss, percussion - Steve Coleman, alto saxphone - Gary Thomas, tenor saxophone & flute

- Blue Note CD 95414- Released 1991

SEASON OF RENEWAL
  1. Sapphire
  2. Enchantment
  3. For The Cause
  4. Life's Truth
  5. Dialogue X
  6. Season Of Renewal
  7. Mischief Makers
  8. Word
  9. Constant Structure
  10. Eye Witness
  11. Spirit Hour

personel: Greg Osby, alto & soprano saxophones - Casssandra Wilson, vocals - Amina Claudine Myers, vocals - Kevin Eubanks, guitar - Kevin McNeal, guitar - Edward Simon, keyboards - Renee Rosnes, keyboards - Lonnie Plaxico, acoustic & electric bass - Paul Samuels, drums - Steve Thornton, percussion

- JMT CD 834435- Released 1989

MINDGAMES
  • Dolemite
  • Mindgames
  • Thinking Inside You
  • This Is Not A Test
  • Excuse Not
  • Mirror, Mirror
  • Silent Attitude
  • Altered Ego
  • All That Matters
  • Chin Lang
  • personel: Greg Osby, alto & soprano saxophones, pitchrider, percussion, voice - Geri Allen, piano & keyboards - Edward Simon, piano - Kevin McNeal, guitar - Lonnie Plaxico, acoustic & electric bass - Paul Samuels, drums & percussion

    - JMT CD 834422- Released 1988

    SOUND THEATER
    1. You Big...
    2. Daigoro
    3. Return To Now
    4. Shohachi Bushi
    5. Oyamako Bushi
    6. Calculated Risk
    7. For Real Moments
    8. Gyrhythmitiod
    9. Knigrobade

    personel: Greg Osby, alto & soprano saxophones - Michele Rosewoman, piano & keyboards -Kevin McNeal, acoustic & electric guitars - Lonnie Plaxico, bass - Terri Lyne Carrington, drums & percussion - Paul Samuels, drums & percussion - Haruko Nara, narration - Fusako Yoshida, koto

    - JMT 87201- Released 1987

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