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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 101-125 of 258 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 86025 between 9/4/1953 and 9/20/1953 Back in your own back yard-4 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 86026 between 9/4/1953 and 9/20/1953 Speak low-3 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 86027 between 9/4/1953 and 9/20/1953 Midnight sun-3 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 86028 between 9/4/1953 and 9/20/1953 Strange-3 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 86157 between 9/4/1953 and 9/20/1953 Opening announcement ; Leap frog Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, arranger  
Decca 86158 between 9/4/1953 and 9/20/1953 Closing announcement Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, arranger  
Decca 115237 9/29/1964 Swamp fire Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 115238 9/29/1964 Bluesette Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 115239 9/29/1964 Pigalle Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 115240 9/29/1964 Goodbye Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 115241 9/29/1964 Under Paris skies Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 115242 9/29/1964 Love theme from La Strada Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 115243 9/29/1964 One note samba Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 115244 9/29/1964 Piccolo Pete Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 115245 9/29/1964 Domino Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 115246 9/29/1964 Stage band boogie Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 115247 9/29/1964 P.S. I love you Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 115248 9/29/1964 Matilda, Matilda Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 115249 9/29/1964 Till then Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 115250 9/29/1964 G'won train Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 115251 9/29/1964 Summertime in Venice Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 115252 9/29/1964 Rigamarole Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6085 2/16/1951 I'll be around Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6086 2/16/1951 If I loved you-1 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6087 2/16/1951 Red sails in the sunset-1 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
(Results 101-125 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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