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Six Brown Brothers

The Six Brown Brothers, later known as the Five Brown Brothers, were a Canadian vaudeville era saxophone sextet consisting of six brothers. They were known for their comedic musical acts as well as their many recordings. They performed as clowns with white makeup and one in blackface. Their performances include ragtime and minstrel group acts.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1906

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1914 - 1920

Roles Represented in DAHR: Musical group

Notes: William, Tom, Alec, Percy, Fred, and Vern Brown.

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 59 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-15360 10-in. 11/10/1914 Chicken reel comedy medley Six Brown Brothers Saxophone sextet Musical group  
Victor B-15361 10-in. 11/10/1914 La paloma Six Brown Brothers Saxophone sextet Musical group  
Victor B-15362 10-in. 11/10/1914 That moaning saxophone rag Six Brown Brothers Saxophone sextet Musical group  
Victor B-15363 10-in. 11/10/1914 Dill pickles rag Six Brown Brothers Saxophone sextet Musical group  
Victor B-15414 10-in. 11/20/1914 Independentia Six Brown Brothers Saxophone sextet Musical group  
Victor B-16141 10-in. 6/25/1915 American patrol Six Brown Brothers Saxophone sextet Musical group  
Victor B-16142 10-in. 6/25/1915 Down home rag Six Brown Brothers Saxophone sextet Musical group  
Victor B-16178 10-in. 7/8/1915 À la carte Six Brown Brothers Saxophone sextet Musical group  
Victor B-16355 10-in. 8/13/1915 The hustler march Six Brown Brothers Saxophone sextet Musical group  
Victor B-17894 10-in. 6/19/1916 Pussyfoot march Six Brown Brothers Saxophone sextet Musical group  
Victor B-17895 10-in. 6/19/1916 Chin chin medley Six Brown Brothers Saxophone sextet Musical group  
Victor B-17896 10-in. 6/19/1916 Rigoletto quartet Six Brown Brothers Saxophone sextet Musical group  
Victor B-17897 10-in. 6/20/1916 Bull frog blues Six Brown Brothers Saxophone sextet Musical group  
Victor B-17898 10-in. 6/20/1916 Walkin' the dog Six Brown Brothers Saxophone sextet Musical group  
Victor B-17899 10-in. 6/20/1916 Chicken walk Six Brown Brothers Saxophone sextet Musical group  
Victor B-18006 10-in. 6/21/1916 Passion dance Six Brown Brothers Saxophone sextet Musical group  
Victor B-18007 10-in. 6/21/1916 Saxophone sobs Six Brown Brothers Saxophone sextet Musical group  
Victor B-18014 10-in. 6/22/1916 Tambourines and oranges Six Brown Brothers Saxophone sextet Musical group  
Victor B-19696 10-in. 5/7/1917 Tom Brown's saxophone Six Brown Brothers Saxophone sextet Musical group  
Victor B-19697 10-in. 5/7/1917 Daughters of American Revolution Six Brown Brothers Saxophone sextet Musical group  
Victor B-19698 10-in. 5/7/1917 Saxophone Sam Six Brown Brothers Saxophone sextet Musical group  
Victor B-19699 10-in. 5/8/1917 Comedy Tom Six Brown Brothers Saxophone sextet Musical group  
Victor B-19840 10-in. 5/7/1917 My fox trot girl Six Brown Brothers Saxophone sextet Musical group  
Victor B-19843 10-in. 5/8/1917 The Aunt Jemimas slide Six Brown Brothers Saxophone sextet Musical group  
Victor B-19844 10-in. 5/8/1917 The ghost of the saxophone Six Brown Brothers Saxophone sextet Musical group  
(Results 1-25 of 59 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Six Brown Brothers," accessed October 19, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110219.

Six Brown Brothers. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 19, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110219.

"Six Brown Brothers." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 19 October 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110219

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