Les Brown

Les Brown

Real Name:
Lester Raymond Brown
Profile:
American big band leader, composer, saxophonist and clarinetist.

A graduate of Duke University where he led his first dance band, the Duke Blue Devils, for which he also played clarinet and saxophone. The band would go on to professional fame in the 1940s under the name Les Brown And His Band Of Renown. During that decade Brown had several hit songs, most notably "Sentimental Journey" (1944) and "I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm" (1946). He performed extensively with Bob Hope and led the house bands for "The Steve Allen Show" (1959-1961) and "The Dean Martin Show" (1963-1972).

Born: March 14, 1912, Reinerton, Pennsylvania
Died: January 4, 2001, Los Angeles, California
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Les Brown Discography

Albums

T 959 Les Brown Concert Modern(LP, Album) Capitol Records T 959 US 1958 Sell This Version
CAL 3005 Harry James (2) / Les Brown Harry James (2) / Les Brown - Sessions, Live(LP, Album) Calliope (3) CAL 3005 US 1976 Sell This Version
HEP 14 Les Brown / Sam Donahue Les Brown / Sam Donahue - Double Date(LP, Album) HEP Records (3) HEP 14 UK 1977 Sell This Version
1115 2917 Harry James (2), Les Brown Harry James (2), Les Brown - Ozvěny Swingu(LP, Album) Supraphon 1115 2917 Czechoslovakia 1981 Sell This Version
GOJ 1027 Les Brown Les Brown From The Cafe Rouge - Live Performances Never On Record(LP) Giants Of Jazz Productions GOJ 1027 US 1981 Sell This Version
74084-2 Les Brown Swing Back With Les Brown(CD) Just For Records 74084-2 US 1988 Sell This Version
CDP 7 91226 2 Les Brown The Les Brown Story(CD, Album) Capitol Records CDP 7 91226 2 US 1989 Sell This Version
Les Brown Anything Goes (Album) USA Music Group US 1990 Sell This Version
Les Brown The Jazz Masters - 100 Años De Swing (Album, Comp) Folio Collection Europe 1996 Sell This Version
LVA 9019 Les Brown That Sound Of Renown(LP) Coral LVA 9019 UK Unknown Sell This Version
LP-1038 Les Brown One Night Stand With Les Brown Volume 2(LP, Album) Joyce LP-1038 US Unknown Sell This Version
1119 Les Brown, Gene Krupa, Will Osborne Les Brown, Gene Krupa, Will Osborne - One Night Stand(LP, Album) Joyce 1119 US Unknown Sell This Version
LP 30-130 Les Brown, Randy Brooks (3) Les Brown, Randy Brooks (3) - 1943 Broadcasts(LP) Fanfare Records (3) LP 30-130 US Unknown Sell This Version
LP 1008, 740818 Les Brown One Night Stand With Les Brown(LP) Joyce, Joyce LP 1008, 740818 US Unknown Sell This Version
Ajazz 415 Les Brown The Complete Les Brown, Volume 2(LP, Album) Ajazz Records Ajazz 415 US Unknown Sell This Version
LP-2007 Les Brown, Doris Day, Butch Stone Les Brown, Doris Day, Butch Stone - Radio Discs Of Les Brown - 1944 - 1946(LP, Album) Joyce LP-2007 US Unknown Sell This Version
Sl 6623 Les Brown Big Sounds of The Big Bands(LP) Capital Records (2) Sl 6623 Unknown Sell This Version
825 493-2 Les Brown Sentimental Journey(CD, Album) MPS Records 825 493-2 US Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

9-60946 Les Brown I'll Be Hangin' Around(7", Single) Coral 9-60946 US 1953 Sell This Version
CL 14331 Les Brown Perfidia(Shellac, 10", S/Sided, M/Print, TP) Capitol Records CL 14331 US 1955 Sell This Version
Les Brown At The Palladium (EP) Coral Spain 1955 Sell This Version
9-61520 Les Brown, Hoagy Carmichael Les Brown, Hoagy Carmichael - Hong Kong Blues(7", Single, Promo) Coral 9-61520 US 1955 Sell This Version
ECV. 18002 Les Brown "Les Dance" Vol. 1(7", Single) Coral ECV. 18002 France 1955 Sell This Version
F 3655 Les Brown If I Had The Money(7", Promo) Capitol Records F 3655 US 1957 Sell This Version
9-65500 Les Brown New Mexican Hat Dance / I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm(7", Promo) Coral Records, Inc. 9-65500 US Unknown Sell This Version