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 11, 1971 (London)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1923 - 1932

Roles Represented in DAHR: leader

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

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= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 26 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia 73336 10-in. 04/03/1923 When will I know? : Fox trot Ambrose and his Embassy Orchestra [U.K.] leader  
Columbia 73337 10-in. 04/03/1923 China boy, go sleep : Fox trot Ambrose and his Embassy Orchestra [U.K.] leader  
Columbia 73338 10-in. 04/03/1923 My buddy : Fox trot Ambrose and his Embassy Orchestra [U.K.] leader  
Columbia 73343 10-in. 04/05/1923 Have you forgotten me : Blues Ambrose and his Embassy Orchestra [U.K.] leader  
Columbia 73344 10-in. 04/05/1923 The pale Venetian moon : Fox trot Ambrose and his Embassy Orchestra [U.K.] leader  
Columbia 73345 10-in. 04/05/1923 When your castles come tumbling down : Fox trot Ambrose and his Embassy Orchestra [U.K.] leader  
Columbia 73346 10-in. 04/05/1923 Innocent lonesome blue baby : Fox trot Ambrose and his Embassy Orchestra [U.K.] leader  
Columbia 73348 10-in. 04/06/1923 Dearest : Fox trot Ambrose and his Embassy Orchestra [U.K.] leader  
Columbia 73349 10-in. 04/06/1923 Without you : Fox trot Ambrose and his Embassy Orchestra [U.K.] leader  
Columbia 73350 10-in. 04/06/1923 By the Shalimar : Fox trot Ambrose and his Embassy Orchestra [U.K.] leader  
Columbia 73351 10-in. 04/06/1923 Dumbell : Fox trot ; Jennie : Fox trot Ambrose and his Embassy Orchestra [U.K.] leader  
Columbia 73437 10-in. approximately 1923 Rose of the Rio Grande : Fox trot Ambrose and his Embassy Orchestra [U.K.] leader  
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  
(Results 1-25 of 26 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Ambrose, Bert," accessed February 6, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106182.

Ambrose, Bert. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 6, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106182.

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

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