The Capitol Sessions of Les Brown

 

1956

 

 

 

LES BROWN AND HIS BAND OF RENOWN

   
 

? (arr)

   
 

Don Fagerquist, Wes Hensel, Don Paladino, Stan Stout (tp) Bob Burgess, Bob Pring, Ray Sims (tb) Stumpy Brown (b-tb) Les Brown, Sol Libero (as,cl) Ronnie Lang (as,fl) Billy Usselton (ts) Abe Aaron (ts,ss,bs,cl) Butch Stone (bs,cl) Donn Trenner (p) Vernon Polk (g) Buddy Clark (b) Lloyd Morales (dm)

   
 

Hollywood, Capitol Studios, Melrose Avenue, February 27, 1956

   
a 15098

Pink Coats

Capitol unissued
b 15099

Harlem Nocturne

Capitol EAP-1-746
       
  Issues b – Capitol T 746.
       
  CD

b – Capitol 5 34757 2, Jazz Beat (Sp) JB 518.

 

 


 

 

 

LES BROWN AND HIS BAND OF RENOWN

   
 

Wes Hensel (arr)

   
 

Don Fagerquist, Wes Hensel, Don Paladino, Stan Stout (tp) Bob Burgess, Bob Pring, Ray Sims (tb) Stumpy Brown (b-tb) Les Brown (as,cl) Sol Libero (as,cl) Ronnie Lang (as,fl) Billy Usselton (ts) Abe Aaron (ts,ss,bs,cl) Butch Stone (bs,cl) Donn Trenner (p) Vernon Polk (g) Buddy Clark (b) Lloyd Morales (dm)

   
 

Hollywood, Capitol Studios,Vine Street, March 5, 1956

   
a 15162

Just You, Just Me

Capitol EAP-1-746
b 15163

Spanish Monster (wh arr)

Capitol EAP-3-746
c 15164

Checkin’ In (wh arr)

Capitol EAP-1-746
d 15165

On A Little Street In Singapore

Capitol unissued
       
  Issues a,b,c – Capitol T 746.
       
  CD

a – Capitol 5 34757 2.

a,b,c – Jazz Beat (Sp) JB 518.

 

 


 

 

 

LES BROWN AND HIS BAND OF RENOWN

   
  ? (arr)
   
 

Don Fagerquist, Wes Hensel, Don Paladino, Stan Stout (tp) Bob Burgess, Bob Pring, Ray Sims (tb) Stumpy Brown (b-tb) Les Brown, Sol Libero (as,cl) Ronnie Lang (as,fl) Billy Usselton (ts) Abe Aaron (ts,ss,bs,cl) Butch Stone (bs,cl) Geoff Clarkson (p) Vernon Polk (g) Buddy Clark (b) Lloyd Morales (dm)

   
 

Hollywood, Capitol Tower Studios, Vine Street, March 26, 1956

   
a 15279

The Continental

Capitol EAP-3-746
b 15280

The Piccolino

Capitol EAP-1-746
c 15281

Blues-Blues

Capitol unissued
d 15282

Pink Coats

Capitol unissued
       
  Issues

a – Capitol EAP-3-927, T 746, T 927, DT 927.

b – Capitol T 746.

       
  CD

a,b – Capitol 5 34757 2, Jazz Beat (Sp) JB 518.

 

 


 

 

 

LES BROWN AND HIS BAND OF RENOWN

   
 

? (arr)

   
 

Don Fagerquist, Wes Hensel, Don Paladino, Stan Stout (tp) Bob Burgess, Bob Pring, Ray Sims (tb) Stumpy Brown (b-tb) Les Brown, Sol Libero (as,cl) Ronnie Lang (as,fl) Billy Usselton (ts) Abe Aaron (ts,ss,bs,cl) Butch Stone (bs,cl) Geoff Clarkson (p) Vernon Polk (g) Buddy Clark (b) Lloyd Morales (dm)

   
 

Hollywood, Capitol Tower Studios, Vine Street, March 29, 1956

   
a 15297

Ridin’ High

Capitol EAP-2-746
b 15298

At Sundown

Capitol unissued
c 15299

Meanwhile Back On The Bus

Capitol EAP-3-746
d 15300

On A Little Street In Singapore

Capitol EAP-1-746
       
  Issues

a,c,d – Capitol T 746.

       
  CD

a – Capitol 5 34757 2.

a,c,d – Jazz Beat (Sp) JB 518.

 

 


 

 

 

LES BROWN AND HIS BAND OF RENOWN

   
 

? (arr)

   
 

Rolf Ericson, Wes Hensel, Don Paladino, Bob Styles °°, Stan Stout (tp) Bob Burgess, Roy Main °°, Bob Pring,    Ray Sims (tb) Stumpy Brown (b-tb) Les Brown, Sol Libero (as,cl) Ronnie Lang (as,fl) Matt Utal °° (as) Billy Usselton (ts) Abe Aaron (ts,ss,bs,cl) Butch Stone (bs,cl) Geoff Clarkson (p) Vernon Polk (g) Buddy Clark (b) Lloyd Morales (dm) Jo Ann Greer ° (vcl)

   
 

Hollywood, Capitol Tower Studios, Vine Street, May 18, 1956

   
a 15470

Hit The Road To Dreamland °

Capitol 3463
b 15471

That Certain Feeling °

Capitol 3463
c 15472

Porgy And Bess °°

Capitol unissued
       
  Note

Bob Thomas (as) possibly replaces Ronnie Lang.

       
  Issues

a,b – Capitol F3463.

       
  CD

b – Capitol 7-96792-2.

 

 


 

 

 

LES BROWN AND HIS BAND OF RENOWN

   
 

? (arr)

   
 

Wes Hensel, Mickey McMahan, Don Smith, Bob Styles (tp) Bob Burgess, Jim Hill, Roy Main (tb) Stumpy Brown (b-tb) Les Brown, Matt Utal, Ralph La Polla (as,cl) Billy Usselton (ts) Abe Aaron (ts,bs) Butch Stone (bs,vcl°°) John Banister (p) Vernon Polk (g) Mel Pollan (b) Lloyd Morales (dm) Jo Ann Greer ° (vcl)

   
 

Hollywood, Capitol Tower Studios, Vine Street, July 29, 1956

   
a 15726

Bizet Has His Day

Capitol unissued
b 15727

Moonlight In Vermont

Capitol EAP-2-746
c 15728

Ancient History °

Capitol F3517
d 15729

Talk About A Party °° (band vcl)

Capitol F3517
e 15730

Nina Never Knew

Capitol EAP-2-746
       
  Issues

b,d – Capitol T 746.

       
  CD

b,d – Capitol 5 34757 2.

b,e – Jazz Beat (Sp) JB 518.

 

 


 

 

 

LES BROWN AND HIS BAND OF RENOWN

   
 

? (arr)

   
 

Wes Hensel, Mickey McMahan, Don Smith, Bob Styles (tp) Jim Hill, Roy Main, Bob Reisinger (tb) Stumpy Brown (b-tb) Les Brown, Matt Utal, Ralph La Polla (as,cl) Billy Usselton (ts) Abe Aaron (ts,bs) Butch Stone (bs,vcl°) John Banister (p) Vernon Polk (g) Mel Pollan (b) Lloyd Morales (dm)

   
 

Hollywood, Capitol Tower Studios, Vine Street, October 5, 1956

   
a 16042

If I Had The Money °

Capitol F3655
b 16043

Shine On Harvest Moon

Capitol EAP-2-812
       
  Note

The Capitol Label Discography (M.Ruppli) mentions December 5, 1956 as recording date. It is probably a typo.

       
  Issues

b – Capitol T 812.

       
  CD

b – Capitol 5 34757 2.

 

 


 

 

 

LES BROWN AND HIS BAND OF RENOWN

   
 

? (arr)

   
 

 Wes Hensel, Mickey McMahan, Don Smith, Bob Styles (tp) Jim Hill, Roy Main, Ray Sims (tb) Stumpy Brown (b-tb) Les Brown, Matt Utal, Ralph

La Polla (as,cl) Billy Usselton (ts) Abe Aaron (ts,bs) Butch Stone   (bs,vcl°°) Dick Shreve (p) Vernon Polk (g) Mel Pollan (b) Lloyd Morales (dm)

Jo Ann Greer ° (vcl)

   
 

Hollywood, Capitol Tower Studios, Vine Street, October 15, 1956

   
a 16109

I Never Knew

Capitol EAP-1-812
b 16110

Morning Star (Remember When)

Capitol unissued
c 16111

The Best Years Of My Life °

Capitol F3587
d 16112

Priscilla °° (band vcl)

Capitol F3587
       
  Issues

a – Capitol T 812.