Osie Johnson

drums, percussion, tambourine, vocal, wood block

Sample recordings


Top collaborators

Artist name Roles Recordings
Al Cohn
Coleman Hawkins
Djatou Touré
Johnny Hartman
Manny Albam & His Jazz Greats

Work on other artists' recordings

Artist name Roles Recordings
Al Cohn vocal, drums 9:20 Special, A Kiss to Build a Dream On, A Little Song, A.C. Meets Osie, Abstract of You, Alone Together, Autumn Leaves, Azure-Te, Baby Please, Be Loose, Best, Blue Lou, Breakfast With Joe, Cabin in the Sky, Cohn My Way, Cohn Not Cohen, Count Every Star, Count Me In, Doggin' Around, Every Time, Foggy Water, Freddie's Tune, Gone With The Wind, Good Old Blues, Haroosh, Honey Blonde, I'll Be Around, I'll Take Romance, I'm Coming Virginia, Idaho, In a Mellow Tone, Inside Out, Jack's Kinda Swing, Jump the Blues Away, Just Plain Sam, La Ronde, Linger Awhile, Never Never Land, Osie's Blues, Pick a Dilly, Rosetta, Serenade for Kathy, Singing the Blues, Soft As Spring, Softly, as in a Morning Sunrise, Something for Lisa, Sugar Cohn, Sweet and Lovely, Swingin' The Blues, That Old Feeling, The Natural Thing to Do, The Song is Ended, The Things I Love, Them There Eyes, This Reminds Me of You, Trouble is a Man, We Three, When Day Is Done, Willow Weep For Me
Coleman Hawkins drums All the Time, Almost Dawn, At Dawning, Body and Soul, Cloudy, Cross Town, Easy Walker, For You, for Me, Forevermore, Greensleeves, Groovin', Hawk Talk, I Hadn't Anyone Till You, I Knew Dana, I Love Paris, I'll Get By (As Long as I Have You), Lady Butterfly, Lonely Tenor, Lullaby, Mighty Like a Rose, Misty Morning, Not Quite Night, Pebbles, Poor Butterfly, Shadows, Soul Blues, Stake Out, Sunday Mornin', Sweetnin', Then I'll Be Tired of You, There Will Never Be Another You, Traumerei, Trouble Is a Man, Under Paris Skies, Until The Real Thing Comes Along, While We're Young, Whisper to Me
Djatou Touré drums 9:20 Special, A Kiss to Build a Dream On, A Little Song, A.C. Meets Osie, Alone Together, Baby Please, Back and Forth, Cohn Not Cohen, Count Me In, Doggin' Around, Every Time, Feed Bag, Foggy Water, Freddie's Tune, Haroosh, I'm Coming Virginia, Jack's Kinda Swing, Jump the Blues Away, Just Plain Sam, Linger Awhile, Little Red, Osie's Blues, Pick a Dilly, Rosetta, Sugar Cohn, The Natural Thing to Do, The Song Is Ended, Up in the Blues
Johnny Hartman drums A Slow Hot Wind, All of Me, Birth of the Blues, Blue Skies, Funny World, I Concentrate on You, I Could Make You Care, I Get a Kick Out of You, I'll Follow You, It Never Entered My Mind, Joey, Joey, Joey, Let Me Love You, My Ship, Stella by Starlight, Sunrise Sunset, Tenderly, The Day the World Stopped Turning, The End of a Love Affair, The Lamp Is Low, The More I See You, These Foolish Things, Waltz for Debbie, While You Were Young
Manny Albam & His Jazz Greats drums An Old Piano Plays the Blues, Baby, Cool, Finale Medley, Part 1: America / Cool / Jet Song / Something’s Coming, Finale Medley, Part 2: One Hand, One Heart / Somewhere / Cool / I Feel Pretty, I Feel Pretty, I Guess I Never Had a Chance, Indubitably, Maria, Mister Moon, Monday, Prologue / Jet Song, Something’s Coming, Somewhere, South Dakota, Spring Is Where You Are, Spring in Maine, That’s What They Always Say, There She Goes, Tonight, You’re the One for Me
Barbara Lea drums Am I in Love, Baltimore Oriole, Blue Skies, Gee Baby, Ain't I Good to You, Honey in the Honeycomb, I Feel at Home With You, I Feel at Home With You (alternate take), I Had Myself a True Love, I'm Coming Virgina, I've Got My Eyes on You, I've Got a Pocket Full of Dreams, More Than You Know, Mountain Greenery, My Honey's Lovin' Arms, Nobody Else but Me, Sleep Peaceful, Mr. Used-To-Be, The Very Thought of You, Thursday's Child, We Could Make Such Beautiful Music Together, Where Have You Been
Oscar Brown Jr. drums Afro-Blue, Bid 'em In, Brown Baby, But I Was Cool, Dat Dere, Forbidden Fruit, Hazel's Hips, Humdrum Blues, Mr. Kicks, Rags and Old Iron, Signifyin' Monkey, Sleepy, Somebody Buy Me a Drink, Straighten Up & Fly Right, Watermelon Man, Work Song, World of Grey
高円寺マキル隊 drums 'round Midnight, A Taste of Honey, Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye, Everybody Loves My Baby, Feeling Good, God Bless the Child, Hallelujah I Love Her So, Love Medley (Love Is Just Around the Corner/I Love You/Love You Madlly), Night Song, Sister Sadie, Solitude, Squeeze Me, Tammy, The Swingin' Preacher, Willow Weep for Me
Bob Brookmeyer drums A Blues, Big City Life, Blue and Sentimental, Confusion Blues, Doggin' Around, Gone Latin, I'm Old Fashioned, Jumping at the Woodside, Just You, Just Me, Moten Swing, Nature Boy, Oh Jane Snavely, Open Country, Travlin' Light, Zing Went the Strings of My Heart
Wes Montgomery drums All the Way, Baubles, Bangles and Beads, God Bless the Child, In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning, My Romance, Prelude to a Kiss, Pretty Blue (take 1), Pretty Blue (take 2), Somewhere, The Girl Next Door, Tune Up, Tune Up (take 2), Tune Up (take 4), Tune Up (take 5)
Jimmy Raney drums Get Off That Roof, How Long Has This Been Going On?, Indian Summer, Isn't It Romantic?, Jim's Tune, Last Night When We Were Young, No Male for Me, Nobody Else but Me, On the Rocks, So in Love, Strike Up the Band, The Flag Is Up, Too Late Now, Up in Quincy's Room
Chris Margolin & The Dregs drums A Moment's Notice, A New Moan, Crimea River, East of the Sun, From A to Z, Mediolistic, More Bread, My Blues, Sandy's Swing, Sherm's Terms, Somebody Loves Me, Tenor for Two Please, Jack (alternate take), Tenor for Two Please. Jack
Carol Stevens drums At Last, Everywhere, I'm Playing With Fire, In a Mellotone, Keep on Doin' What You're Doin', Lurelei (F.H. C.), Lying in the Hay, Mood for You, Romance in the Dark, Satin Doll, Saved It All for You, Tender as a Rose
Capella Thuringia drums April in Paris, Chien Perdu Sans Collier, I Love Paris, La Chnouf, La Mer (Beyond the Sea), La Vie en Rose, Mademoiselle de Paris, Mimi, Mon Homme, Paris in the Spring, Tu n'Peux Pas t'Figurer, Under Paris Skies (Sous le Ciel de Paris)
Bud Powell Trio drums 52nd Street Theme, Be-Bop, Blues in the Closet, Elegie (Elogie), I Didn't Know What Time It Was, I Know That You Know, I Should Care, My Heart Stood Still, Now's the Time, Swingin' Till the Girls Come Home, When I Fall in Love, Woody'n You
Dissident Pachyderm drums Baubles, Bangles and Beads, Cannon Bilt, Cannon Bilt (alternate take), Day in, Day Out, It Happened in Monterey, My One and Only Love, Thumbstring, Tricrotism, Two for the Blues, Work Song, Work Song (alternate take)
Oscar Pettiford Orchestra drums Deep Passion, Nica's Tempo, Not So Sleepy, Perdido, Smoke Signal, Speculation, Sunrise-Sunset, The Gentle Art of Love, The Pendulum at Falcon's Lair, Two French Fries
Andy & The Bey Sisters drums 'Round Midnight, Everybody Loves My Baby, Everytime We Say Goodbye, Feeling Good, God Bless The Child, Hallelujah, I Love Her So, Love Medley (Love Is Just Around The Corner, I Love You, Love You Madly), Solitude, Squeeze Me, Tammy
Phineas Newborn, Jr. drums Cocoanut Sweet, For Every Fish, Hooray For De Yankee Dollar, Little Biscuit, Napoleon, Pity De Sunset, Pretty to Walk With, Push De Button, Savanna, Take It Slow, Joe
Mike Galvin drums Baby Won't You Please Come Home, Feeling Good, I Wanna Be Loved, Lonesome Road, Since I Fell For You, Summertime, They Can't Take That Away From Me, Why Don't You Do Right, Wonder Why, You Don't Know What Love Is
Curtis Fuller drums Cabin in the Sky, Do What You Wanna Do, Happiness Is a Thing Called Joe, Honey in the Honeycomb, In My Old Virginia Home (On the River Nile), Love Me Tomorrow (But Leave Me Alone Today) / The Prayer, Love Turned the Light Out, Old Ship of Zion, Savannah, The Prayer / Taking a Chance on Love
Lionel Hampton drums Cute, Pick a Rib, Ring Dem Bells, Stardust, Sweethearts on Parade, Swingle Jingle, Taste of Honey, Tempo's Birthday, Trick or Treat, Vibraphone Blues
Quincy Jones drums, tambourine, wood block A Change of Pace, After Hours, Blues in the Night, Choo Choo Ch'Boogie, Marchin' the Blues, Syncopated Clock, The Hucklebuck, The Midnight Sun Will Never Set, The Preacher
Vince Le Barde drums Angel Eyes, Awful Lonely, Improvisation for Unaccompanied Saxophones, Love for Sale, On the Alamo, The Note, The Opener, You 'n' Me, You'll Be So Nice to Come Home To
Bennie Green drums Body And Soul, Groovin' The Blues (Take 1), Groovin' The Blues (Take 2), Hi Yo Silver, Laura, One Track, Say Jack, Sometimes I'm Happy, Travelin' Light
Ben Webster drums Fall of Love, In a Mellow Tone, Lullaby of Jazzland, Our Love Is Here to Stay, Over the Rainbow, See You at the Fair, Someone to Watch Over Me, Stardust, While We're Dancing
Oscar Pettiford drums Another One, Bohemia After Dark, Don't Squawk, Kamman's A' Comin', Minor Seventh Heaven, Oscalypso, Scorpio, Stardust, Titoro
Urbie Green drums Just One of Those Things, Love Locked Out, Melody in BBb, Mutation, Sneaky Pete, Three Little Words, Undulation (Melody In Bb), When Your Lover Has Gone
Sonny Stitt drums Estralita, I'm Getting Sentimental Over You, Lester Leaps In, My Mother's Eyes, Never—Sh!, Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone, Surfin', Touchy
Robert Simard drums Belo Horizonte, Bogota, Bossa nova do Marilla, Buenos Aires, Carnival in Panama, Haitian Market Place, Montevideo, Sugar Loaf at Twilight
김솔이 drums Borodin Bossa Nova, Dance Arabe, Etude, Love for Three Oranges March, Lullaby Russe, Lullaby of the Firebird, Princess Sheherazade, Sheherazade Blue
Kevin Morby drums Georgia on My Mind, I Get Along Without You Very Well, Old Rockin' Chair, Skylark, Stardust, The Nearness of You, Two Sleepy People, Up a Lazy River
Candido drums Kinda Dukish, Lady in Red, Moonlight in Vermont, Peanut Vendor, Take the "A" Train, Takeela, Tin-Tin-Deo, Warm Blue Stream
Jimmy Rushing drums Harvard Blues, It's a Sin to Tell a Lie, Jimmy's Blues, Knock Me a Kiss, Somebody Stole My Gal, Someday Sweetheart, Trav'lin' Light, When You're Smiling
Lucky Thompson drums A Lady's Vanity, Good Luck, N R #1, N R #2, Old Reliable, Tom-Kattin', Translation
Eddie Jefferson drums A Crazy Romance (The Preacher), Body and Soul, Night Train, Now's the Time, Sherry, Sister Sadie, So What
Zoot Sims drums Echoes of You, Fools Rush In, Here and Now, Osmosis, Swim, Jim, Taking a Chance on Love, Why Cry?
Gabriel Bialon drums Jim Dunn's Dilemma, Music Forever, O.D. (Overdose), Theme for Sister Salvation, Time to Smile, Who Killed Cock Robin?, Wigglin'
A New Normal drums Conversation, Helen, If You're But A Dream, King Fish, One Track, The Bullfrog
The Prestige Blues-Swingers drums Blue Flute, Blues A-Swingin', I Wanna Blow, Blow, Blow, I'm Gonna Move to the Outskirts of Town, Jelly Jelly, Sent for You Yesterday and Here You Come Today
Julecamp'en drums Dues Blues, I Found a New Baby, Long Before I Knew You, Neckbones, Soft Winds, Tee Jay
Sam “The Man” Taylor drums Bucks County Bounce, Flyin' Home, Rockland County Round Trip, Westchester Waltz, Westport Wail
Kriminaalne Elevant drums Perdido, S'Posin', Salt and Pepper, Stardust, Theme From Lord of the Flies
Frank Wess drums All My Life, Basie Ain't Here, Pretty Eyes, Some Other Spring, Wess Point
George Russell drums Ballad of Hix Blewitt, Ballad of Hix Blewitt (Alternate Take), Fellow Delegates, Knights of the Steamtable, The Sad Sergeant
Hal McKusick drums Blues for Pablo, Jambangle, Lydian Lullaby, Miss Clara, The Day John Brown Was Hanged
Thad Jones drums Friday the 13th, H and T Blues, Subtle Rebuttal, Subtle Rebuttal (alternate take), Tip Toe
Jimmy Cleveland drums Bone Brother, Count 'em, My One and Only Love, Our Love Is Here to Stay, Vixen
Shirley Scott percussion A Shot in the Dark, Great Scott, Hoe Down, Shadows In Paris, The Seventh Dawn
Peeter Krull drums Comes Love, I'm Getting Sentimental Over You, T.N.T., Thank You, Judge
Michel Legrand drums In a Mist, Night in Tunisia, Stompin' at the Savoy
Luis Magalhães drums Batland, Love For Sale, Splittin'
Quincy Jones and His Orchestra drums Invitation, Quintessence, Straight, No Chaser
Sound Sweet Sound drums More Bread [#], My Blues [#], Somebody Loves Me [#]
Kenny Burrell drums Mambo Twist, The Switch
Clifford Brown drums I Come From Jamaica, Ida Red
Jade drums Haitian Market Place (trio version)
Harry Belafonte drums Day-O (The Banana Boat Song)
Paul Desmond drums Imagination
Ray Brown drums Work Song
Josh Deu instrument Capricorn and Coda
Billie Holiday drums Foolin' Myself
Hans Thomas drums You’n Me