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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 126-150 of 258 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca L 6091 2/19/1951 Leap frog (theme)-1 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6092 2/19/1951 Blue moon-1 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6093 2/19/1951 With you, where you are Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6131 3/8/1951 Deep purple Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6132 3/8/1951 Azure Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6133 3/8/1951 That old black magic Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6179 3/24/1951 Very good advice Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6180 3/24/1951 T'was brillig Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6222 4/9/1951 Over the rainbow Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6223 4/9/1951 The moon was yellow Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6224 4/9/1951 Red wing Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6225 4/9/1951 Green eyes Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6226 4/9/1951 The day isn't long enough Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6440 9/19/1951 I've got the shiniest mouth in town-2 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6441 9/12/1951 Everybody wants to go to heaven-2 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6442 9/19/1951 Highlights from An American in Paris (Gershwin): -1 Part 1 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6443 9/19/1951 Highlights from An American in Paris (Gershwin): Part 2 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6477 10/10/1951 You're blasé Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6478 10/10/1951 You're driving me crazy Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6479 10/10/1951 You're the cream in my coffee Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6480 10/10/1951 You're an old smoochie Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6515 11/15/1951 You're a sweetheart Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6516 11/15/1951 You are my sunshine Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6517 11/15/1951 You're my everything Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6518 11/15/1951 You're an old smoothie Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
(Results 126-150 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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