Osie Johnson Discography

1950 (age 27)

Osie Johnson

Osie Johnson, drums?, vocals?.
circa 1950
7284Turn Me LooseChess unissued
7285Angels Sing-

1955 (age 32)

Osie Johnson And His Combos / Osie Johnson Octet

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 SongPeriod SPL 1108; Jazztone J-1234; Bethlehem BCP-66; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1916-2
Cokernut TreePeriod SPL 1108; Jazztone J-1234; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1916-2
Osie's OasisPeriod SPL 1108, SPL 302; Jazztone J-1234; Bethlehem BCP-66; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1916-2
Midnight MiragePeriod SPL 1108; Jazztone J-1234; Bethlehem BCP-66, BCP-6035; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1916-2
* Jazztone J-1234   Osie Johnson's All-Stars - Swingin' Sounds
* Bethlehem BCP-66   The Happy Jazz Of Osie Johnson
* Period SPL 302   Various Artists - Period's Jazz Digest
* Bethlehem BCP-6035   Various Artists - Fifteen Star Saxophones
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1916-2   Osie Johnson - Osie's Oasis
* Period SPL 1108   Osie Johnson And His Combos In Osie's Oasis

Osie Johnson And His Combos / Osie Johnson Sextet

Thad Jones, trumpet; Bill Hughes, trombone #1,2,4; Henry Coker, trombone #3; Frank Wess, tenor sax, flute; Dick Katz, piano; Milton Hinton, bass; Osie Johnson, drums; Osie Johnson, vocals #4.
Beltone Recording Studios, NYC, February, 1955
1.Jumpin' At The Water HolePeriod SPL 1108; Jazztone J-1234; Bethlehem BCP-66; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1916-2
2.Cat WalkPeriod SPL 1112; Jazztone J-1234; Bethlehem BCP-66; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1916-2
3.I Don't Want To Cry Anymore-
4.Don't Bug Me, Hug MePeriod SPL 1112, SPL 304; Jazztone J-1234; Bethlehem BCP-66; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1916-2
* Jazztone J-1234   Osie Johnson's All-Stars - Swingin' Sounds
* Bethlehem BCP-66   The Happy Jazz Of Osie Johnson
* Period SPL 304   Various Artists - Period's Jazz Digest, Vol. 2
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1916-2   Osie Johnson - Osie's Oasis
* Period SPL 1108   Osie Johnson And His Combos In Osie's Oasis
* Period SPL 1112   Osie Johnson And His Combos In Johnson's Whacks

Osie Johnson And His Combos / Osie Johnson Quintet

Benny Powell, trombone; Frank Wess, tenor sax, flute; Dick Katz, piano; Eddie Jones, bass; Osie Johnson, drums.
Beltone Recording Studios, NYC, February, 1955
Blues For The CamelsPeriod SPL 1108; Jazztone J-1234; Bethlehem BCP-66; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1916-2
Johnson's WhacksPeriod SPL 1112, SPL 302; Jazztone J-1234; Bethlehem BCP-66; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1916-2
Flute To BootPeriod SPL 1112; Jazztone J-1234; Bethlehem BCP-66; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1916-2
Osmosis-
* Jazztone J-1234   Osie Johnson's All-Stars - Swingin' Sounds
* Bethlehem BCP-66   The Happy Jazz Of Osie Johnson
* Period SPL 302   Various Artists - Period's Jazz Digest
* Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1916-2   Osie Johnson - Osie's Oasis
* Period SPL 1108   Osie Johnson And His Combos In Osie's Oasis
* Period SPL 1112   Osie Johnson And His Combos In Johnson's Whacks

1956

Osie Johnson And His Orchestra

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 ClothesRCA Victor LPM-1369
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-
* RCA Victor LPM-1369   Osie Johnson And His Orchestra - A Bit Of The Blues

Osie Johnson And His Orchestra

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 BirdieRCA Victor LPM-1369
G2JB4028The Rhinoceros-
G2JB4029Ninety-Eight Cents-
G2JB4030Half Loved-
* RCA Victor LPM-1369   Osie Johnson And His Orchestra - A Bit Of The Blues