Mickey Alpert & His Orchestra

Mickey Alpert & His Orchestra

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Boston based jazz orchestra, active from the late 1920's until Novmber, 28th, 1942. The orchestra was one of the resident orchestras of famous Boston club "Cocoanut Grove". Its tragical last day in 1942, the orchestra was just about to play the second performance on that evening, when the great fire started in the bar. The fire took 492 victims, as the bar was visited by more than 1000 people. Amongst the victims of the fire, there were also several members of the orchestra, as Bernando Fazioli and Grace Vaughn. Others survived, partially seriously burned as Jack Lesberg, Romeo Ferrara or Al Maglitta.
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Mickey Alpert & His Orchestra Discography

Singles & EPs

2629-D Mickey Alpert & His Orchestra You Can make My Life A Bed Of Roses / Say(Shellac, 10") Columbia 2629-D US 1932 Sell This Version