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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 76-100 of 248 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 84034 3/2/1953 Midnight sun-1 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 84035 3/2/1953 From this moment on Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 86005 3/16/1954 Happy hooligan-3 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 86006 between 9/4/1953 and 9/20/1953 Caravan-3 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 86007 between 9/4/1953 and 9/20/1953 Baby I need you Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 86009 between 9/4/1953 and 9/20/1953 I let a song go out of my heart-3 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 86011 between 9/4/1953 and 9/20/1953 Crazy legs-3 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 86012 between 9/4/1953 and 9/20/1953 Begin the beguine-4 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 86013 between 9/4/1953 and 9/20/1953 I would do anything for you-4 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 86017 between 9/4/1953 and 9/20/1953 Cherokee-3 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 86018 between 9/4/1953 and 9/20/1953 Montoona clipper-1 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 86019 between 9/4 and 9/20/1953 Sentimental journey Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, arranger  
Decca 86020 between 9/4 and 9/20/1953 Rain-3 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 86023 between 9/4/1953 and 9/20/1953 Jersey bounce-3 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 86024 between 9/4/1953 and 9/20/1953 Laura-3 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 86025 between 9/4/1953 and 9/20/1953 Back in your own back yard-4 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 86026 between 9/4/1953 and 9/20/1953 Speak low-3 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 86027 between 9/4/1953 and 9/20/1953 Midnight sun-3 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 86028 between 9/4/1953 and 9/20/1953 Strange-3 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 86157 between 9/4/1953 and 9/20/1953 Opening announcement ; Leap frog Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, arranger  
Decca 86158 between 9/4/1953 and 9/20/1953 Closing announcement Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, arranger  
Decca 115237 9/29/1964 Swamp fire Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 115238 9/29/1964 Bluesette Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 115239 9/29/1964 Pigalle Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 115240 9/29/1964 Goodbye Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
(Results 76-100 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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