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Les Brown

Lester Raymond Brown (March 14, 1912 – January 4, 2001) was an American jazz musician who led the big band Les Brown and His Band of Renown for nearly seven decades from 1938 to 2000.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 14th, 1912 (Pennsylvania), Died Pacific Palisades

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1936 - 1964

Roles Represented in DAHR: clarinet, alto saxophone, director, saxophone, composer, arranger, vocalist, songwriter

Recordings (Results 226-248 of 248 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca L 11347 1/22/1959 I'm beginning to see the light-2 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 11348 1/23/1959 King Porter stomp-1 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 11349 1/23/1959 Take the A train-2 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 11350 1/23/1959 Swing book blues-2 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 11351 1/23/1959 Boola boola Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 11352 1/23/1959 Say it with music Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 11404 3/5/1959 Sorta blue Pam Garner ; Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 11405 3/5/1959 Brief and breezy Pam Garner ; Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 11406 3/5/1959 Soft sounds Pam Garner ; Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 11407 3/5/1959 The Thin man theme Pam Garner ; Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 11434 3/19/1959 King Philip stomp-2 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 11435 3/19/1959 Chelsea bridge-1 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 11436 3/19/1959 Don't get around much anymore-3 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 11437 3/19/1959 Pizza boy-3 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 11451 3/30/1959 I only have eyes for you-1 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 11452 3/30/1959 Let's get away from it all-3 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 11453 3/30/1959 Willow weep for me-3 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 11454 3/30/1959 'S wonderful-2 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 11538 5/29/1959 Our love is here to stay-1 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 11539 5/29/1959 I remember you-2 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 11540 5/29/1959 The claw Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 11541 5/29/1959 Apple honey Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 11715 8/19/1959 The claw Les Brown instrumentalist, clarinet  
(Results 226-248 of 248 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Brown, Les," accessed September 23, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103945.

Brown, Les. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 23, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103945.

"Brown, Les." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 23 September 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103945

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