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HERB ALPERT + THIJS VAN LEER 1935 Herbert "Herb" Alpert ( Los Angeles , California , USA , March 31 of 1935 ) is a trumpeter and singer American known for being part of the Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass , Herb Alpert's Tijuana Brass or just TJB . It is also famous for being a recording industry executive, is the letter "A" of A & M Records , a record label founded with Jerry Moss -. Alpert's musical accomplishments include five number one, twenty-eight albums on the list of Billboard , eight Grammy Awards , fourteen Platinum albums and fifteen gold records . In 1996, Alpert had sold 72 million albums worldwide.
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1948  Thijs van Leer (born 31 March 1948, Amsterdam) is a Dutch musician, singer and composer, best known for heading the Dutch progressive rock band, Focus, as primary vocalist, Hammond organ player, and flautist. He also yodels and whistles. In his later years, Van Leer went on to release many solo albums which were also classical music and jazz-based.
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David Rose (June 15, 1910August 23, 1990) was a British-born American songwriter, composer, arranger, and orchestra leader. His most famous compositions were "The Stripper", "Holiday for Strings", and "Calypso Melody". He also wrote music for the television series Little House on the Prairie and Bonanza. In addition, Rose was musical director for the Red Skelton show during its 21-year-run on the CBS and NBC networks. He was a member of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, the national fraternity for men in music.

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This web page is dedicated to the memory of composer-conductor DAVID ROSE and his contributions to popular music With many standards including "Holiday For Strings", "Our Waltz", and scores for TV's "Bonanza" and "Little House On The Prairie".

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