Tony Osborne

Real Name:
Edward Benjamin Osborne
Profile:
Trumpet player, pianist, composer, arranger and conductor.
Born: June 1922 nr Cambridge, England.
Died: March 1st 2009 in Sydney, Australia.

In the 1950's Tony Osborne was musical director, with his band the Brass Hats, for Britain's first pop music television show, the BBC’s Six-Five Special. When this was superceded by Juke Box Jury in 1959, he wrote and recorded its theme song "Juke Box Fury" as Ozzie Warlock and the Wizards. Melavano, Sordo Gomez and Laszlo Tabor are other noms de plume he sometimes used.
Amongst the many artists he worked with, Tony Osborne wrote and arranged for Shirley Bassey, was musical director for Judy Garland's final concerts in 1969, made two albums with Eartha Kitt in 1984, and in the mid-1990's, aged 74 and the baby of the band, he came out of retirement to lead the last genuine Glenn Miller Orchestra on a tour of Australia, featuring the six surviving members of the bands led by Miller himself.
His son is songwriter Gary Osborne, his daughter Jan was married to Kenny Jones of the Small Faces and The Who.
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Albums

M 2 Starlit Nights — Tony Osborne Tony Osborne Starlit Nights (Album) World Record Club M 2 Australia 1958 Sell This Version
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CLP 1354, CLP. 1354 That's Paris — Tony Osborne Tony Osborne / Tony Osborne His Piano And Orchestra* Tony Osborne / Tony Osborne His Piano And Orchestra* - That's Paris (Album) His Master's Voice, His Master's Voice CLP 1354, CLP. 1354 UK 1960 Sell This Version
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CSD 1409 Let's Dance With Tony — Tony Osborne Tony Osborne Let's Dance With Tony(LP) His Master's Voice CSD 1409 UK 1962 Sell This Version
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CLP1734, CLP. 1734 Nights To Remember With Tony Osborne: Great Film And Stage Themes — Tony Osborne Tony Osborne Nights To Remember With Tony Osborne: Great Film And Stage Themes(LP, Album, Mono) His Master's Voice, His Master's Voice CLP1734, CLP. 1734 UK 1964 Sell This Version
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CSD 1540, CSD. 1540 Nights To Remember With Tony Osborne: Great Film And Stage Themes — Tony Osborne Tony Osborne Nights To Remember With Tony Osborne: Great Film And Stage Themes(LP, Album) His Master's Voice, His Master's Voice CSD 1540, CSD. 1540 UK 1964 Sell This Version
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CLP 1814, CLP. 1814 Cocktail Time — Tony Osborne Tony Osborne And His Piano* Cocktail Time(LP, Mono) His Master's Voice, His Master's Voice CLP 1814, CLP. 1814 UK 1964 Sell This Version
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SML 705 Piano In The Night (The Pianos Of Tony Osborne) — Tony Osborne The Pianos Of Tony Osborne* Piano In The Night (The Pianos Of Tony Osborne) (Album) Deram, Deram SML 705 Germany 1967 Sell This Version
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40-103 Lennon & McCartney Go Latin With Tony Osborne — Tony Osborne Tony Osborne Lennon & McCartney Go Latin With Tony Osborne(Cass, Album) International Artists (5) 40-103 UK 1971 Sell This Version
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6382 069 Great TV Themes — Tony Osborne Tony Osborne Great TV Themes(LP) Philips 6382 069 UK 1973 Sell This Version
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TRO-197 Romantic Strings - 20 Favourite Love Songs — Tony Osborne Ronald Binge, Tony Osborne, Ray Martin (5) Ronald Binge, Tony Osborne, Ray Martin (5) - Romantic Strings - 20 Favourite Love Songs(LP) Music World TRO-197 New Zealand 1974 Sell This Version
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OU 2160, 0C 054-98 297 Tony Osborne The Magic Of The Piano The Multi-Piano Sound Of Tony Osborne(LP, Album) One-Up, One-Up OU 2160, 0C 054-98 297 UK 1976 Sell This Version
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SBH 3081 Piano & Rhythm — Tony Osborne Bob Adams (6) / Tony Osborne Bob Adams (6) / Tony Osborne - Piano & Rhythm(LP) Boosey & Hawkes SBH 3081 UK 1981 Sell This Version
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AFSD 6185 Amor en musica — Tony Osborne Tony Osborne Amor en musica(LP, Album) Audio Fidelity AFSD 6185 Mexico Unknown Sell This Version
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KVP 213 Can i Trust You — Tony Osborne Tony Osborne et Son Orchestre* Can i Trust You(LP) Rim (4) KVP 213 France Unknown Sell This Version
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ME 3 Mood — Tony Osborne Tony Osborne Mood(8-Trk, Album) Mark Eight ME 3 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
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LZ 8001 Our Love Story — Tony Osborne Tony Osborne Our Love Story (Album) His Master's Voice LZ 8001 New Zealand Unknown Sell This Version
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TA-SX 1795 Sixteen Hits From Stage And Screen — Tony Osborne Tony Osborne, Eddie Calvert, Geoff Love & His Orchestra, The Cliff Adams Singers Tony Osborne, Eddie Calvert, Geoff Love & His Orchestra, The Cliff Adams Singers - Sixteen Hits From Stage And Screen(Reel, 2tr Mono, Album) Columbia TA-SX 1795 UK Unknown Sell This Version
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Singles & EPs

45-db 4067 All Mama’s Children — Tony Osborne Terry Wayne With accompaniment directed by Tony Osborne And the The Rita Williams Singers Terry Wayne With accompaniment directed by Tony Osborne And the The Rita Williams Singers - All Mama’s Children(7", Single) Columbia 45-db 4067 UK 1958 Sell This Version
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NEP.24068 Presenting John Fraser — Tony Osborne John Fraser (4), Tony Osborne, Beryl Stott Group, Kim Drake Orchestra John Fraser (4), Tony Osborne, Beryl Stott Group, Kim Drake Orchestra - Presenting John Fraser(7", EP) Pye Nixa, Nixa (2) NEP.24068 UK 1958 Sell This Version
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45-POP 514 Take Me Dreaming (Tivoli Melodie) — Tony Osborne Tony Osborne Take Me Dreaming (Tivoli Melodie)(7", Single) His Master's Voice 45-POP 514 UK 1958 Sell This Version
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45-R 4693 Why Why Why — Tony Osborne The Wise Boys With Accompaniment Directed By Tony Osborne The Wise Boys With Accompaniment Directed By Tony Osborne - Why Why Why Parlophone 45-R 4693 UK 1960 Sell This Version
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7EG 8763 Swings With Tony Osborne — Tony Osborne Danny Williams, Tony Osborne Danny Williams, Tony Osborne - Swings With Tony Osborne (EP) His Master's Voice 7EG 8763 UK 1962 Sell This Version
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POP 1223 Ali Baba — Tony Osborne Tony Osborne Ali Baba (Single) La Voce Del Padrone POP 1223 UK 1963 Sell This Version
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45-LON9605V Acapulco 1922 / I Loved You — Tony Osborne Tony Osborne Acapulco 1922 / I Loved You(7", Promo) London Records 45-LON9605V US 1963 Sell This Version
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EGF 773 Open House - Lovely Girl — Tony Osborne Tony Osborne Open House - Lovely Girl(7", S/Sided, TP, W/Lbl) La Voix De Son Maître EGF 773 France 1964 Sell This Version