Trigger Alpert

Herman "Trigger" Alpert (September 3, 1916 – December 21, 2013) was an American jazz bassist from Indianapolis, Indiana.

Birth and Death Data: Born September 3, 1916 (Indianapolis), Died December 21, 2013 (Jacksonville Beach)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1940 - 1953

Roles Represented in DAHR: string bass

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

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-056479 10-in. 10/11/1940 Make believe ballroom time Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Modernaires Jazz/dance band, with male vocal quartet instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor BS-056480 10-in. 10/11/1940 You've got me this way Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Marion Hutton Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor BS-056481 10-in. 10/11/1940 A nightingale sang in Berkeley Square Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor BS-056482 10-in. 10/11/1940 I'd know you anywhere Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor BS-057648 10-in. 11/15/1940 Somewhere Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor BS-057649 10-in. 11/15/1940 Yes, my darling daughter Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Marion Hutton Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and vocal ensemble instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor BS-057661 10-in. 11/22/1940 A stone's throw from heaven Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor BS-057662 10-in. 11/22/1940 Helpless Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor BS-057663 10-in. 11/22/1940 Long time no see, baby Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Marion Hutton Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor BS-057664 10-in. 11/22/1940 You are the one Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor BS-058172 10-in. 12/13/1940 Anvil chorus Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor BS-058173 10-in. 12/13/1940 Anvil chorus Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor BS-058174 10-in. 12/13/1940 Frenesi Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor BS-058805 10-in. 12/27/1940 The mem'ry of a rose Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band with male vocal solo instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor BS-058806 10-in. 12/27/1940 I do, do you? (Do you believe in love) Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band with male vocal solo instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor BS-058807 10-in. 12/27/1940 Chapel in the valley Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band with male vocal solo instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor BS-058808 10-in. 12/27/1940 Prairieland lullaby Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band with male vocal solo instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor BS-058884 10-in. 1/17/1941 Ida! Sweet as apple cider Tex Beneke ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor BS-058885 10-in. 1/17/1941 Song of the Volga boatman Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor BS-058886 10-in. 1/17/1941 The one I love (belongs to somebody else) Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Modernaires Jazz/dance band. with male vocal solo and male vocal quartet instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor BS-058887 10-in. 1/17/1941 You stepped out of a dream Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Modernaires Jazz/dance band. with male vocal solo and male vocal quartet instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor BS-058888 10-in. 1/17/1941 I dreamt I dwelt in Harlem Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor BS-058889 10-in. 1/17/1941 Sun Valley jump Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor BS-060911 10-in. 2/19/1941 When that man is dead and gone Tex Beneke ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Modernaires Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and male vocal quartet instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor BS-060912 10-in. 2/19/1941 The spirit is willing Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor BS-060913 10-in. 2/19/1941 A little old church in England Dorothy Claire ; Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Modernaires Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet and male vocal quartet instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor BS-060914 10-in. 2/19/1941 Perfidia Dorothy Claire ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Modernaires Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and male vocal quartet instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor BS-060915 10-in. 2/20/1941 It's always you Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor BS-060916 10-in. 2/20/1941 Spring will be so sad (When she comes this year) Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Modernaires Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and male vocal quartet instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor BS-060917 10-in. 2/20/1941 The air minded executive Tex Beneke ; Dorothy Claire ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor BS-060918 10-in. 2/20/1941 Below the equator Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Modernaires Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and male vocal quartet instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor PBS-061243 10-in. 5/7/1941 Boulder buff Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor PBS-061244 10-in. 5/7/1941 The booglie wooglie piggy Tex Beneke ; The Four Modernaires ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and mixed vocal quartet instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor PBS-061245 10-in. 5/7/1941 Chattanooga choo choo Tex Beneke ; The Four Modernaires ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and male vocal quartet instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor PBS-061246 10-in. 5/7/1941 I know why Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Paula Kelly Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and male vocal quartet instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor PBS-061253 10-in. 5/20/1941 Don't cry, Cherie Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor PBS-061254 10-in. 5/20/1941 Cradle song Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor PBS-061255 10-in. 5/20/1941 Sweeter than the sweetest Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Paula Kelly ; Modernaires Jazz/dance, with female vocal solo and male vocal quartet instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor PBS-061265 10-in. 5/28/1941 I guess I'll have to dream the rest Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Modernaires Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and male vocal quartet instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor PBS-061266 10-in. 5/28/1941 Take the 'A' train Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor PBS-061267 10-in. 5/28/1941 Peekaboo to you The Four Modernaires ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal quartet instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor PBS-061268 10-in. 5/28/1941 The angels came thru Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor D6VB-2689 10-in. 8/22/1946 Jingle bells Perry Como ; Russ Case Orchestra Male vocal solo, with vocal chorus and instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor D6VB-3280 10-in. 11/19/1946 Empty saddles Mullen Sisters ; Tony Mottola Orchestra Female vocal trio, with jazz/dance septet instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor D6VB-3281 10-in. 11/19/1946 Time on my Hands Mullen Sisters ; Tony Mottola Orchestra Female vocal trio, with jazz/dance septet instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor D6VB-3282 10-in. 11/19/1946 Basin Street blues Mullen Sisters ; Tony Mottola Orchestra Female vocal trio, with jazz/dance septet instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor D6VB-3283 10-in. 11/20/1946 Frenesi Mullen Sisters ; Tony Mottola Orchestra Female vocal trio, with jazz/dance octet instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor D6VB-3284 10-in. 11/20/1946 The Kerry dance Mullen Sisters ; Tony Mottola Orchestra Female vocal trio, with jazz/dance octet instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor D6VB-3285 10-in. 11/20/1946 The moon of Manakoora Mullen Sisters ; Tony Mottola Orchestra Female vocal trio, with jazz/dance octet instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor D6VB-3286 10-in. 11/26/1946 Standing in the need of prayer Mullen Sisters ; Tony Mottola Orchestra Female vocal trio, with jazz/dance septet instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor D7VB-1412 10-in. 7/22/1947 Bloop bleep Deep River Boys Male vocal quartet, with piano, guitar, bass, and drums instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor D7VB-1413 10-in. 7/22/1947 I left myself wide open Deep River Boys Male vocal quartet, with piano, guitar, bass, and drums instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor D7VB-1631 10-in. 9/22/1947 Lady of Spain Three Suns Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor D7VB-1632 10-in. 9/22/1947 Sleepy time gal Three Suns Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor D7VB-1684 10-in. 10/8/1947 What ev'ry woman knows Etta Jones ; Luther Henderson Orchestra Female vocal solo, with jazz quintet instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor D7VB-1685 10-in. 10/8/1947 Overwork blues Etta Jones ; Luther Henderson Orchestra Female vocal solo, with jazz quintet instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor D7VB-1708 10-in. 10/8/1947 Misery is a thing called Moe Etta Jones ; Luther Henderson Orchestra Female vocal solo, with jazz quintet instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor D7VB-1709 10-in. 10/8/1947 This is a fine time Etta Jones ; Luther Henderson Orchestra Female vocal solo, with jazz quintet instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor D7VB-1911 10-in. 10/24/1947 The blue room Beryl Davis ; Russ Case Group Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance quartet instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor D7VB-1962 10-in. 10/31/1947 Dont blame me Beryl Davis ; Russ Case Group Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance quintet instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor D7VB-2606 10-in. 12/8/1947 Welcome back to my heart Stu Davis ; Northwesters Male vocal solo with instrumental sextet instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor D7VB-2607 10-in. 12/8/1947 When the snowbirds cross the Rockies Stu Davis ; Northwesters Male vocal solo with instrumental sextet instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor D7VB-2608 10-in. 12/8/1947 I'm gonna leave town Stu Davis ; Northwesters Male vocal solo with string band instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor D7VB-2609 10-in. 12/8/1947 Sweetheart of yesterday Stu Davis ; Northwesters Male vocal solo with instrumental sextet instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor D7VB-2677 10-in. 12/12/1947 Tears from the sky Elton Britt ; Skytoppers Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor D7VB-2678 10-in. 12/12/1947 Anyone Elton Britt ; Skytoppers Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor D7VB-2679 10-in. 12/12/1947 My mother's picture Elton Britt ; Skytoppers Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor D7VB-2680 10-in. 12/12/1947 Put my little shoes away Elton Britt ; Skytoppers Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor D7VB-3097 10-in. 12/30/1947 My blue heaven Delta Rhythm Boys Male vocal group with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, string bass  
Victor D7VB-3098 10-in. 12/30/1947 You're mine, you! Delta Rhythm Boys Male vocal group with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 73285 1/18/1946 You won't be satisfied Louis Armstrong ; Ella Fitzgerald instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 73286 1/18/1946 The frim fram sauce Louis Armstrong ; Ella Fitzgerald instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 76426 5/29/1950 I'm forever blowing bubbles Gordon Jenkins ; Artie Shaw instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 76427 5/29/1950 You're mine, you! Gordon Jenkins ; Artie Shaw instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 81103 6/8/1951 By the light of the silvery moon Denny Vaughan instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 81104 6/8/1951 Moonlight and roses Denny Vaughan instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 81105 6/8/1951 I'm bringing you a red, red rose Denny Vaughan instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 81106 6/8/1951 Moon over Miami Denny Vaughan instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 81126 6/8/1951 Rose room Denny Vaughan instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 81127 6/8/1951 Roses of Picardy Denny Vaughan instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 81128 6/8/1951 Moonglow Denny Vaughan instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 81129 6/8/1951 The moon was yellow Denny Vaughan instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 82231 1/31/1952 Spellbound Coleman Hawkins Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 82232 1/31/1952 Amber Coleman Hawkins Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 82233 1/31/1952 Lost in a fog Coleman Hawkins Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 82234 1/31/1952 Carioca Coleman Hawkins Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 82327 2/26/1952 Trust in me Coleman Hawkins Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 82328 2/26/1952 Wishin' Coleman Hawkins Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 82329 2/26/1952 Lonely wine Coleman Hawkins Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 82330 2/26/1952 Midnight sun Coleman Hawkins Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 83203 8/1/1952 Where there's smoke there's fire Gramercy Five ; Artie Shaw instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 83204 8/1/1952 My little nest of heavenly blues Gramercy Five ; Artie Shaw instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 84130 3/6/1953 Only yesterday Jackie Paris instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 84131 3/6/1953 I know why Jackie Paris instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 84132 3/6/1953 If love is good to me Jackie Paris instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 84799 7/2/1953 These foolish things Artie Shaw Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 84800 7/2/1953 In the still of the night Artie Shaw Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 84801 7/2/1953 That old black magic Artie Shaw Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 84802 7/2/1953 I'll be seeing you Artie Shaw Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 84817 7/6/1953 It could happen to you Artie Shaw Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 84818 7/6/1953 They can't take that away from me Artie Shaw Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 84819 7/6/1953 All the things you are Artie Shaw Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 84820 7/6/1953 September song Artie Shaw Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Alpert, Trigger," accessed December 3, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107106.

Alpert, Trigger. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 3, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107106.

"Alpert, Trigger." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 3 December 2023.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107106

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