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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 76-100 of 258 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 81155 6/13/1951 If you turn me down Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 81156 6/13/1951 My baby just cares for me Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 81210 6/25/1951 Sentimental journey The Ames Brothers ; Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 81211 6/25/1951 Undecided The Ames Brothers ; Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 81212 6/25/1951 Love letters in the sand Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 83096 7/18/1952 No moon at all The Ames Brothers ; Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 83097 7/18/1952 Do nothin' till you hear from me The Ames Brothers ; Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 83098 7/18/1952 Blue skies-1 The Ames Brothers ; Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 84032 3/2/1953 Rough ridin' Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 84033 3/2/1953 Ruby-1 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 84034 3/2/1953 Midnight sun-1 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 84035 3/2/1953 From this moment on Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 86005 3/16/1954 Happy hooligan-3 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 86006 between 9/4/1953 and 9/20/1953 Caravan-3 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 86007 between 9/4/1953 and 9/20/1953 Baby I need you Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 86009 between 9/4/1953 and 9/20/1953 I let a song go out of my heart-3 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 86011 between 9/4/1953 and 9/20/1953 Crazy legs-3 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 86012 between 9/4/1953 and 9/20/1953 Begin the beguine-4 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 86013 between 9/4/1953 and 9/20/1953 I would do anything for you-4 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 86017 between 9/4/1953 and 9/20/1953 Cherokee-3 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 86018 between 9/4/1953 and 9/20/1953 Montoona clipper-1 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 86019 between 9/4 and 9/20/1953 Sentimental journey Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, arranger  
Decca 86020 between 9/4 and 9/20/1953 Rain-3 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 86023 between 9/4/1953 and 9/20/1953 Jersey bounce-3 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 86024 between 9/4/1953 and 9/20/1953 Laura-3 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
(Results 76-100 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.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

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