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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 201-225 of 258 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca L 7371 9/17/1953 I dream of you Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 7637 4/15/1954 I've got my love to keep me warm Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 7638 4/15/1954 Sentimental train Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 7639 4/15/1954 The gal from Joe's Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 7741 6/21/1954 All she said was Umh hum Bing Crosby instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 7742 6/21/1954 She is the sunshine of Virginia Bing Crosby instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 7743 6/21/1954 The man that got away (Un homme est parti Cor (F) 45-80039) Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 7744 6/21/1954 They were doing the mambo Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 7745 6/22/1954 [Unknown title(s)] Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 7746 6/22/1954 New Mexican hat dance-1 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 7747 6/22/1954 Moon song Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 7748 6/22/1954 Doodle-doo-doo Les Brown and his Band of Renown ; Johnny Mercer instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 7875 9/9/1954 The milkman's matinee Les Brown and his Band of Renown ; The Modernaires instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 7876 9/9/1954 Wake up the place Les Brown and his Band of Renown ; The Modernaires instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 7930 9/23/1954 Rock and roll hop-3 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 7931 9/23/1954 St. Louis blues mambo-1 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 7932 9/23/1954 Swingin' at the Met-2 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 8033 12/1/1954 Bernie's tune Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 8034 12/1/1954 Lullaby of Birdland Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 8035 12/1/1954 Love is eternal Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 8171 2/8/1955 Somebody else is taking my place Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 8172 2/8/1955 Cherry Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 8173 2/8/1955 Hong Kong blues Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 8320 4/12/1955 I'm forever blowing bubbles-1 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca L 8321 4/12/1955 It's all right with me-2 Les Brown and his Band of Renown instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
(Results 201-225 of 258 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Brown, Les," accessed October 28, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103945.

Brown, Les. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 28, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103945.

"Brown, Les." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 28 October 2020.

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

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