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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 101-125 of 248 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 115241 9/29/1964 Under Paris skies Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 115242 9/29/1964 Love theme from La Strada Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 115243 9/29/1964 One note samba Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 115244 9/29/1964 Piccolo Pete Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 115245 9/29/1964 Domino Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 115246 9/29/1964 Stage band boogie Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 115247 9/29/1964 P.S. I love you Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 115248 9/29/1964 Matilda, Matilda Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 115249 9/29/1964 Till then Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 115250 9/29/1964 G'won train Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 115251 9/29/1964 Summertime in Venice Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 115252 9/29/1964 Rigamarole Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6085 2/16/1951 I'll be around Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6086 2/16/1951 If I loved you-1 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6087 2/16/1951 Red sails in the sunset-1 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6091 2/19/1951 Leap frog (theme)-1 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6092 2/19/1951 Blue moon-1 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6093 2/19/1951 With you, where you are Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6131 3/8/1951 Deep purple Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6132 3/8/1951 Azure Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6133 3/8/1951 That old black magic Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6179 3/24/1951 Very good advice Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6180 3/24/1951 T'was brillig Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6222 4/9/1951 Over the rainbow Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6223 4/9/1951 The moon was yellow Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
(Results 101-125 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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