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Lawrence Brown

Lawrence Brown (August 3, 1907 – September 5, 1988) was a jazz trombonist from California who achieved recognition with the Duke Ellington orchestra. Brown worked throughout his career as a session musician, as well as recording his own solo efforts.

Birth and Death Data: Born August 3rd, 1907 (Lawrence), Died September 5th, 1988 (Los Angeles)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1928 - 1955

Roles Represented in DAHR: trombone

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 127 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-50830 10-in. 4/16/1929 Over night blues Paul Howard ; Quality Serenaders Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BVE-50831 10-in. 4/16/1929 Quality shout Paul Howard ; Quality Serenaders Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor PBVE-50868 10-in. 4/28/1929 The ramble Paul Howard ; Quality Serenaders Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor PBVE-50869 10-in. 4/28/1929 Moonlight blues Paul Howard ; Quality Serenaders Jazz/dance band, with male vocal chorus instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor PBVE-50870 10-in. 4/28/1929 Charlie's idea Paul Howard ; Quality Serenaders Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor PBVE-50877 10-in. 4/29/1929 Stuff Paul Howard ; Quality Serenaders Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor PBVE-54477 10-in. 10/21/1929 Harlem Paul Howard ; Quality Serenaders Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor PBVE-54478 10-in. 10/21/1929 Cuttin' up Paul Howard ; Quality Serenaders Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor PBVE-54585 10-in. 2/3/1930 New kinda blues Paul Howard ; Quality Serenaders Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor PBVE-54586 10-in. 2/3/1930 California swing Paul Howard ; Quality Serenaders Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor PBVE-54847 10-in. 6/25/1930 Burma girl Paul Howard ; Quality Serenaders Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor PBVE-54848 10-in. 6/25/1930 Gettin' ready blues Paul Howard ; Quality Serenaders Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-73557 10-in. 9/21/1932 Maori Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-73558 10-in. 9/21/1932 Jive Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-73559 10-in. 9/21/1932 My sophisticated daddy Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-73560 10-in. 9/21/1932 Margie Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-77025 10-in. 9/26/1933 Rude interlude Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-77026 10-in. 9/26/1933 Dallas doings Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-77199 10-in. 12/4/1933 Dear old Southland Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-77200 10-in. 12/4/1933 Awful sad Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-77201 10-in. 12/4/1933 Daybreak Express Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor PBS-79155 10-in. 4/12/1934 Ebony rhapsody Ivie Anderson ; Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor PBS-79156 10-in. 4/12/1934 Cocktails for two Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor PBS-79157 10-in. 4/12/1934 Live and love tonight Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor PBS-79169 10-in. 4/17/1934 I met my Waterloo Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
(Results 1-25 of 127 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Brown, Lawrence," accessed May 6, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103191.

Brown, Lawrence. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 6, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103191.

"Brown, Lawrence." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 6 May 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103191

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