Vess L. Ossman  (1868-1923)
Last updated: 22.02.21
According to the Internet source given below, Vess Ossman was an American 5-string banjo player and recording artist born in Hudson, New York. He started recording in 1893 becoming one of the most recorded musicians of his day. His repertoire included marches, cakewalks, rags, and other instrumentals. He also accompanied popular singers including Arthur Collins and Len Spencer. He died in Fairmont, Minnesota.

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Leisure Moments Gavotte
By: Vess L. Ossman.
Publisher: Walter Jacobs
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Printed: 1896. Sheet Music 2 pages. Limited Availability.
Jacobs' Amateur Series For Banjo
This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 5 works by Vess L. Ossman (1868-1923). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located.
Title Year Attribution Remarks
Darkey's Barbecue, The 1896  wvicon.gif
Leisure Moments 1896  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Darkie Volunteer, The 1899  wvicon.gif
Rusty Rags Medley 1901  youtube15.jpg
Go to It 1917  wvicon.gif
     Title Dur Performer Composer Score/Song
youtube15.jpg Go To It 3:00 Ragtime Dorian Henry V.L. Ossman 
youtube15.jpg Rusty Rags Medley 1:30 Ragtime Dorian Henry V.L. Ossman