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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 201-225 of 248 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca L 7747 6/22/1954 Moon song Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 7748 6/22/1954 Doodle-doo-doo Les Brown and his Band of Renown ; Johnny Mercer instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 7875 9/9/1954 The milkman's matinee Les Brown and his Band of Renown ; The Modernaires instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 7876 9/9/1954 Wake up the place Les Brown and his Band of Renown ; The Modernaires instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 7930 9/23/1954 Rock and roll hop-3 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 7931 9/23/1954 St. Louis blues mambo-1 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 7932 9/23/1954 Swingin' at the Met-2 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 8033 12/1/1954 Bernie's tune Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 8034 12/1/1954 Lullaby of Birdland Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 8035 12/1/1954 Love is eternal Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 8171 2/8/1955 Somebody else is taking my place Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 8172 2/8/1955 Cherry Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 8173 2/8/1955 Hong Kong blues Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 8320 4/12/1955 I'm forever blowing bubbles-1 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 8321 4/12/1955 It's all right with me-2 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 8322 4/12/1955 Something's gotta give Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 8323 4/12/1955 Saturday night mambo-1 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 11339 1/21/1959 Moten swing-2 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 11340 1/21/1959 Lean baby-3 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 11341 1/21/1959 Lullaby of Birdland-1 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 11342 1/21/1959 Just in time-2 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 11343 1/21/1959 I want to be happy-1 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 11344 1/22/1959 Pick yourself up-2 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 11345 1/22/1959 Early Autumn-2 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 11346 1/22/1959 How high the moon-1 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
(Results 201-225 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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