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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 January 4th, 2001 (Pacific Palisades)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1936 - 1964

Roles Represented in DAHR: clarinet, alto saxophone, director, saxophone, composer, arranger, vocalist, songwriter

Recordings (Results 251-258 of 258 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca L 11452 3/30/1959 Let's get away from it all-3 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 11453 3/30/1959 Willow weep for me-3 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 11454 3/30/1959 'S wonderful-2 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 11538 5/29/1959 Our love is here to stay-1 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 11539 5/29/1959 I remember you-2 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 11540 5/29/1959 The claw Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 11541 5/29/1959 Apple honey Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 11715 8/19/1959 The claw Les Brown instrumentalist, clarinet  
(Results 251-258 of 258 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Brown, Les," accessed November 26, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103945.

Brown, Les. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 26, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103945.

"Brown, Les." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 26 November 2020.

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

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