Osie Johnson Catalog

1955 (age 32)

Osie Johnson's All-Stars - Swingin' Sounds  (Jazztone J-1234)

Thad Jones, Abdul Chiefy Salaam aka Bill Scott, trumpet; Henry Coker, trombone; Ernie Wilkins, alto sax; Frank Wess, tenor sax, flute; Charlie Fowlkes, baritone sax; Wendell Marshall, bass; Osie Johnson, drums.
Beltone Recording Studios, NYC, February, 1955
The Desert Song
Cokernut Tree
Midnight Mirage
Thad Jones, trumpet; Bill Hughes, trombone #1,2; Henry Coker, trombone #3; Frank Wess, tenor sax, flute; Dick Katz, piano; Milton Hinton, bass; Osie Johnson, drums.
1.Jumpin' At The Water Hole
2.Cat Walk
3.I Don't Want To Cry Anymore
Benny Powell, trombone; Frank Wess, tenor sax, flute; Dick Katz, piano; Eddie Jones, bass; Osie Johnson, drums.
Blues For The Camels
Flute To Boot
Osmosis
** same contents as Period SPL 1108 + SPL 1112.

Various Artists - Period's Jazz Digest  (Period SPL 302)

Thad Jones, Abdul Chiefy Salaam aka Bill Scott, trumpet; Henry Coker, trombone; Ernie Wilkins, alto sax; Frank Wess, tenor sax, flute; Charlie Fowlkes, baritone sax; Wendell Marshall, bass; Osie Johnson, drums.
Beltone Recording Studios, NYC, February, 1955
Osie's Oasis
Benny Powell, trombone; Frank Wess, tenor sax, flute; Dick Katz, piano; Eddie Jones, bass; Osie Johnson, drums.
Johnson's Whacks

Various Artists - Period's Jazz Digest, Vol. 2  (Period SPL 304)

Thad Jones, trumpet; Bill Hughes, trombone; Frank Wess, tenor sax, flute; Dick Katz, piano; Milton Hinton, bass; Osie Johnson, drums; Osie Johnson, vocals.
Beltone Recording Studios, NYC, February, 1955
Don't Bug Me, Hug Me

1956

Osie Johnson And His Orchestra - A Bit Of The Blues  (RCA Victor LPM-1369)

Nick Travis, trumpet; Hal McKusick, alto sax, clarinet; Al Cohn, tenor sax; Hank Jones, piano; Barry Galbraith, guitar; Milt Hinton, bass; Gus Johnson, drums; Osie Johnson, vocals.
NYC, April 7, 1956
G2JB3470All I Want Is My Clothes
G2JB3471Hey Let The Sin Juice Flow
G2JB3472Never No More
G2JB3473Muddy Gutter
G2JB3474If I'd Been On My Way
G2JB3475Baby Let Me Wear Your Hat
G2JB3476That's What I Get
G2JB3477You Showed Me The Way
Conte Candoli, trumpet; Hal McKusick, alto sax, clarinet; Al Cohn, tenor sax; Hank Jones, piano; Barry Galbraith, guitar; Milt Hinton, bass; Gus Johnson, drums; Osie Johnson, vocals.
NYC, April 28, 1956
G2JB4027Fly High Little Birdie
G2JB4028The Rhinoceros
G2JB4029Ninety-Eight Cents
G2JB4030Half Loved