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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 226-250 of 258 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
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  
Decca L 11347 1/22/1959 I'm beginning to see the light-2 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 11348 1/23/1959 King Porter stomp-1 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 11349 1/23/1959 Take the A train-2 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 11350 1/23/1959 Swing book blues-2 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 11351 1/23/1959 Boola boola Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 11352 1/23/1959 Say it with music Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 11404 3/5/1959 Sorta blue Pam Garner ; Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 11405 3/5/1959 Brief and breezy Pam Garner ; Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 11406 3/5/1959 Soft sounds Pam Garner ; Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 11407 3/5/1959 The Thin man theme Pam Garner ; Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 11434 3/19/1959 King Philip stomp-2 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 11435 3/19/1959 Chelsea bridge-1 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 11436 3/19/1959 Don't get around much anymore-3 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 11437 3/19/1959 Pizza boy-3 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 11451 3/30/1959 I only have eyes for you-1 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
(Results 226-250 of 258 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Brown, Les," accessed October 24, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103945.

Brown, Les. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 24, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103945.

"Brown, Les." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 24 October 2020.

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

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