Ambrose, Bert

Benjamin Baruch Ambrose (11 September 1896 – 11 June 1971), known professionally as Ambrose or Bert Ambrose, was an English bandleader and violinist. Ambrose became the leader of a highly acclaimed British dance band, Bert Ambrose & His Orchestra, in the 1930s.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1897 (Warsaw), Died June 11th, 1971 (London)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1927 - 1932

Roles Represented in DAHR: leader

Notes: Burt Ambrose is best known by the single name, Ambrose.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Brunswick A151 10-in. July 1927 Take your finger out of your mouth Ambrose Mayfair Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick A152 10-in. July 1927 [Unknown title(s)] Ambrose Mayfair Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick A153 10-in. July 1927 [Unknown title(s)] Ambrose Mayfair Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick A154 10-in. July 1927 Whispering pines of Nevada Ambrose Mayfair Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Gramophone 0B1121 10-in. 10/1/1931 Yes, yes (My baby says "yes") Ambrose Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Gramophone 0B1124 10-in. 10/1/1931 They didn't believe me Ambrose Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and female vocal trio leader  
Gramophone 0B1219 10-in. 6/19/1931 I found you Ambrose Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Gramophone 0B1389 10-in. 9/22/1931 The queen was in the parlour Ambrose Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal trio leader  
Gramophone 0B2180 10-in. 2/9/1932 Trees Ambrose Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Gramophone 0B3047 10-in. 3/18/1932 Songs that are old live forever Ambrose Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and male vocal trio leader  
Gramophone 0B3048 10-in. 3/18/1932 Won't you come home, Bill Bailey Ambrose Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet leader  
Gramophone 0B3493 10-in. 11/22/1932 Let's all sing like the birdies sing Bert Ambrose Orchestra ; Sam Browne Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Gramophone 0B3495 10-in. 11/22/1932 I don't want to go to bed Max Bacon ; Bert Ambrose Orchestra ; Sam Browne Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet leader  
Gramophone Bb19831 10-in. 6/19/1930 Exactly like you Ambrose Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Ambrose, Bert," accessed August 2, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106182.

Ambrose, Bert. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 2, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106182.

"Ambrose, Bert." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 2 August 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106182

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