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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 151-175 of 258 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca L 6554 11/28/1951 You're driving me crazy-1 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6555 11/28/1951 Let it be Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6556 11/28/1951 I'll never let you cry Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6557 11/30/1951 You're the top Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6637 2/13/1952 Flamingo Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6638 2/13/1952 Basin Street blues Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6639 2/13/1952 Who's excited? Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6640 2/13/1951 Just when we're falling in love (Robbins' nest) Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6733 4/28/1952 Kiss of fire Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6734 4/28/1952 I waited a little too long Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6735 4/28/1952 Ill wind-1 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6761 5/9/1952 Too much mustard Teresa Brewer ; Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6762 5/9/1952 Into each life some rain must fall Teresa Brewer ; Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6763 5/9/1952 Nutcracker suite, part 1 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6798 6/2/1952 Few and far between Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6799 6/2/1952 You forgot your gloves Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6800 6/2/1952 Nutcracker suite, part 2-1 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6801 6/2/1952 Clouds-2 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6802 6/2/1952 Heat wave-1 Les Brown and his Band of Renown ; Ray Sims instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6803 6/2/1952 Stormy weather-2 Les Brown and his Band of Renown ; Ray Sims instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6804 6/10/1952 Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow-1 Les Brown and his Band of Renown ; Ray Sims instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6805 6/10/1952 Lost in a fog-2 Les Brown and his Band of Renown ; Ray Sims instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6806 6/10/1952 Rain-2 Les Brown and his Band of Renown ; Ray Sims instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6923 11/5/1952 Flip lid-2 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6924 11/5/1952 My heart belongs to Daddy Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
(Results 151-175 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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