He first worked with Sabby Lewis and then, after service in the United States Navy freelanced for a time in Chicago. From 1951 to 1953 he worked in Earl Hines's band. He can be heard on albums by Paul Gonsalves, Zoot Sims, and Mose Allison.
Osie Johnson Discography Tracks
- 8 Vocals
- 779 Instruments & Performance
- 41 Writing & Arrangement
- 7 Featuring & Presenting
- 3 Conducting & Leading