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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 176-200 of 258 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca L 6925 11/5/1952 Montoona clipper-1 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6926 11/5/1952 Don't yield to temptation Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6927 11/6/1952 How about you?-1 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6928 11/6/1952 I'll be hanging around Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6929 11/6/1952 Ramona Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 6930 11/6/1952 Back in your own backyard-1 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 7127 4/13/1953 Jersey bounce-1 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 7128 4/23/1953 Stompin' at the Savoy-1 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 7129 4/13/1953 Cherokee-1 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 7130 4/13/1953 One o'clock jump-2 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 7135 4/14/1953 Lullaby in rhythm-2 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 7136 4/14/1953 Flying home-1 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 7137 4/14/1953 Brown's little jug-2 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 7138 4/14/1953 Perdido-1 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 7269 6/25/1953 Invitation Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 7270 6/25/1953 Hot point Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 7271 6/25/1953 Forty cups of coffee Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 7272 6/25/1953 Forty cups of coffee Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 7364 9/17/1953 Street of dreams Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 7365 9/17/1953 Darn that dream Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 7366 9/17/1953 I guess I'll have to dream the rest Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 7367 9/17/1953 A million dreams ago Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 7368 9/17/1953 Dream Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 7369 9/17/1953 Did you ever see a dream walking? Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 7370 9/17/1953 I dream too much Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
(Results 176-200 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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