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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 151-175 of 248 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca L 6735 4/28/1952 Ill wind-1 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6761 5/9/1952 Too much mustard Teresa Brewer ; Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6762 5/9/1952 Into each life some rain must fall Teresa Brewer ; Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6763 5/9/1952 Nutcracker suite, part 1 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6798 6/2/1952 Few and far between Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6799 6/2/1952 You forgot your gloves Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6800 6/2/1952 Nutcracker suite, part 2-1 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6801 6/2/1952 Clouds-2 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6802 6/2/1952 Heat wave-1 Les Brown and his Band of Renown ; Ray Sims instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6803 6/2/1952 Stormy weather-2 Les Brown and his Band of Renown ; Ray Sims instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6804 6/10/1952 Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow-1 Les Brown and his Band of Renown ; Ray Sims instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6805 6/10/1952 Lost in a fog-2 Les Brown and his Band of Renown ; Ray Sims instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6806 6/10/1952 Rain-2 Les Brown and his Band of Renown ; Ray Sims instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6923 11/5/1952 Flip lid-2 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6924 11/5/1952 My heart belongs to Daddy Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6925 11/5/1952 Montoona clipper-1 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6926 11/5/1952 Don't yield to temptation Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6927 11/6/1952 How about you?-1 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6928 11/6/1952 I'll be hanging around Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6929 11/6/1952 Ramona Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6930 11/6/1952 Back in your own backyard-1 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 7127 4/13/1953 Jersey bounce-1 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 7128 4/23/1953 Stompin' at the Savoy-1 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 7129 4/13/1953 Cherokee-1 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 7130 4/13/1953 One o'clock jump-2 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
(Results 151-175 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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