Ambrose & His Orchestra
Bert Ambrose led one of the most popular dance bands in England during the 1920s and '30s. His group who featured arranger Sid Phillips on reeds, American clarinetist Danny Polo, trumpeter Max Goldberg, and trombonist Lew Davis as key soloists sometimes played very credible jazz. The hotter selections contrasted with the ballad vocals of Sam Browne. Some of his well-rounded highlights are "Out of Nowhere," "Singapore Sorrows," the heated "'Leven-Thirty Saturday Night," and "A Bench in the Park," with the band sometimes emulating Paul Whiteman and various American dance bands.