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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 26-50 of 258 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-033772 10-in. 2/28/1939 What goes up must come down (And baby you've been flyin' too high) Les Brown Orchestra ; Miriam Shaw Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director  
Victor BS-033773 10-in. 2/28/1939 Only when you're in my arms Les Brown Orchestra ; Miriam Shaw Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director  
Victor BS-033774 10-in. 2/28/1939 Don't worry 'bout me Les Brown Orchestra ; Miriam Shaw Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director  
Victor BS-034604 10-in. 4/7/1939 If it's good (Then I want it) Les Brown Orchestra ; Herb Muse Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-034605 10-in. 4/7/1939 Love your magic spell is everywhere Les Brown Orchestra Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BS-034606 10-in. 4/7/1939 Love for sale Les Brown Orchestra Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BS-034607 10-in. 4/7/1939 Out of the night Les Brown Orchestra ; Miriam Shaw Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director, songwriter  
Victor BS-034608 10-in. 4/7/1939 Sticks and stones Les Brown Orchestra ; Herb Muse Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-034609 10-in. 4/7/1939 Shangri-La Les Brown Orchestra Jazz/dance band director, composer  
Victor BS-037172 10-in. 6/1/1939 Oh Marie! Les Brown Orchestra ; Herb Muse Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, instrumentalist, clarinet, saxophone, arranger  
Victor BS-037173 10-in. 6/1/1939 Perisphere shuffle Les Brown Orchestra Jazz/dance band director, composer, instrumentalist, clarinet, saxophone  
Victor BS-037174 10-in. 6/1/1939 Ciribiribin Les Brown Orchestra Jazz/dance band director, arranger, instrumentalist, clarinet, saxophone  
Victor BS-037175 10-in. 6/1/1939 Trylon stomp Les Brown Orchestra Jazz/dance band director, composer, instrumentalist, clarinet, saxophone  
Victor BS-041505 10-in. 8/7/1939 Blue divel jazz Les Brown Orchestra Jazz/dance band director, composer, instrumentalist, saxophone, clarinet  
Victor BS-041506 10-in. 8/7/1939 Rocket ship to Mars Les Brown Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone, clarinet, composer, director  
Victor BS-041507 10-in. 8/7/1939 Little boy Les Brown Orchestra ; Miriam Shaw Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone, clarinet, director  
Victor BS-041508 10-in. 8/7/1939 I've got my eye on you Les Brown Orchestra ; Herb Muse Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone, clarinet, director  
Victor BS-041509 10-in. 8/7/1939 Scissors and knives to grind Les Brown Orchestra ; Herb Muse Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone, clarinet, director  
Victor BS-041510 10-in. 8/7/1939 Makin' whoopee Les Brown Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone, clarinet, director  
Victor BS-042917 10-in. 10/9/1939 Gravedigger's holiday Les Brown Orchestra Jazz/dance band director, instrumentalist, saxophone, clarinet, composer  
Victor BS-042918 10-in. 10/9/1939 I love to sing the words while we're dancing Les Brown Orchestra ; Miriam Shaw Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director, instrumentalist, saxophone, clarinet  
Victor BS-042919 10-in. 10/9/1939 Make with the kisses Les Brown Orchestra ; Herb Muse Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, instrumentalist, saxophone, clarinet  
Victor BS-042920 10-in. 10/9/1939 Papoose Les Brown Orchestra Jazz/dance band director, composer, instrumentalist, saxophone, clarinet  
Victor BS-042921 10-in. 10/9/1939 You bring me down Les Brown Orchestra ; Miriam Shaw Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director, instrumentalist, saxophone, clarinet  
Victor BS-042922 10-in. 10/9/1939 Chico's love song (Ma-na-ja fah-la pas-ka lah-tah) Les Brown Orchestra ; Herb Muse Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, instrumentalist, saxophone, clarinet  
(Results 26-50 of 258 records)

Citation

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

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

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

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

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