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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 176-200 of 248 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca L 7135 4/14/1953 Lullaby in rhythm-2 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 7136 4/14/1953 Flying home-1 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 7137 4/14/1953 Brown's little jug-2 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 7138 4/14/1953 Perdido-1 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 7269 6/25/1953 Invitation Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 7270 6/25/1953 Hot point Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 7271 6/25/1953 Forty cups of coffee Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 7272 6/25/1953 Forty cups of coffee Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 7364 9/17/1953 Street of dreams Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 7365 9/17/1953 Darn that dream Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 7366 9/17/1953 I guess I'll have to dream the rest Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 7367 9/17/1953 A million dreams ago Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 7368 9/17/1953 Dream Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 7369 9/17/1953 Did you ever see a dream walking? Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 7370 9/17/1953 I dream too much Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 7371 9/17/1953 I dream of you Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 7637 4/15/1954 I've got my love to keep me warm Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 7638 4/15/1954 Sentimental train Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 7639 4/15/1954 The gal from Joe's Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 7741 6/21/1954 All she said was Umh hum Bing Crosby instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 7742 6/21/1954 She is the sunshine of Virginia Bing Crosby instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 7743 6/21/1954 The man that got away (Un homme est parti Cor (F) 45-80039) Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 7744 6/21/1954 They were doing the mambo Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 7745 6/22/1954 [Unknown title(s)] Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 7746 6/22/1954 New Mexican hat dance-1 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
(Results 176-200 of 248 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Brown, Les," accessed September 25, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103945.

Brown, Les. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 25, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103945.

"Brown, Les." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 25 September 2020.

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

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