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Michael Evans Osborne was an English jazz alto saxophonist, pianist and clarinetist. Best known for his contributions as a member to the Chris McGregor band Brotherhood of Breath in the 1960s and 1970s. From 1962-1972, Osborne belonged to the Mike Westbrook band. During this period Osborne worked with musicians such as Michael Gibbs, Mike Cooper, Stan Tracey, Kenny Wheeler, Humphrey Lyttelton, Alan Skidmore and John Surman. During 1974-75 Osborne was part of the saxophone trio S.O.S. with John Surman and Alan Skidmore. They recorded an LP plus BBC radio and television sessions and toured extensively in much of Europe. In 1982 Osborne fell ill and he died of lung cancer on 19 September 2007.