Bill Spilka Recorded Jazz Interviews, Masterclasses, and Performances – Mousey Alexander

Mousey Alexander (1922–1988)
American drummer. Worked at the Blue Note as a Dixieland drummer with Jimmy and Marian McPartland. Performed with Jimmy Smith, Benny Goodman, Bud Freeman, Buck Clayton, Zoot Sims, Lee Konitz, and more.


  • Lewellen, R. “Mousey Alexander: Profile in Courage. Modern Drummer 12, no. 6 (1988): 46.
  • Mattingly, Rick. “Mousey, Alexander.” In Grove Music Online/Oxford Music Online (2003),
  • Obituary: New York Times, October 12, 1988.
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