Product Code: D1160
Author: Greg Osby
Publisher: MVD Visual
Series: Solos: The Jazz Sessions
Publisher SKU: MVD5011D
UPC-A: 760137501190

This Jazz Sessions program spotlights saxophonist, composer, producer and educator Greg Osby.

The Jazz Sessions spotlights unaccompanied performances by some of the legends and bright young stars of the jazz world. Designed and recorded specifically for television, SOLOS offers viewers front row seats for an intimate and unique jazz experience.

Each program features complete musical pieces, insightful interviews, and behind-the-scenes footage. Shot in stunning HDTV with multiple moving cameras and a medley of elegant cinematic lighting, SOLOS showcases an exciting and dynamic variety of jazz styles - from the blues and boogie-woogie to bebop and the experimental.

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 has earned numerous awards and critical acclaim.

In this special set of solo performances Osby explores a range of emotional and musical states, always seeking to tie his ideas together; his long alto-lines linger in the air as he weaves new ideas beneath and over-top. A true innovator, these solos showcase an artist unadorned, free to pursue his musical alchemy. Please enjoy the music of Greg Osby on SOLOS: the jazz sessions.

Album Contents:

  • Mentor's Praise
  • Cyrille in Motion
  • Visitation
  • Minstrale
  • Equalatogram
  • Six of One