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HERB ALPERT


BIO:
Herbert "Herb" Alpert (born March 31, 1935) is an American musician most associated with the group variously known as Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass, Herb Alpert's Tijuana Brass or TJB. He is also a recording industry executive — he is the "A" of A&M Records (a recording label he and business partner Jerry Moss founded and eventually sold). Alpert's musical accomplishments include five number one hits, twenty-eight albums on the Billboard charts, eight Grammy Awards, fourteen Platinum albums and fifteen Gold albums. As of 1996, Alpert had sold 72 million albums worldwide.

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Composer and Pianist Randy Klein Set to Release and New Tracks with Jazzheads Label Photo Composer and Pianist Randy Klein Set to Release and New Tracks with Jazzheads Label
by Marissa Tomeo - April 30, 2022

When pianist – composer Randy Klein began Jazzheads, an independent record label based in NYC, in 1992, he had two label models he aspired to, A&M Records and GRP Records – “Premiere labels started by musicians, Herb Alpert; Larry Rosen and Dave Grusin. What I observed about each is that they releas...
Circle Jerks Postpones Tour Due to Covid Photo Circle Jerks Postpones Tour Due to Covid
by Marissa Tomeo - April 13, 2022

A Message from Circle Jerks: We had hoped it wouldn’t come to this, but our fearless singer, our dude, Keith Morris, is headed home to rest for 10 days as he recovers from COVID-19. This will not stop Keith! You have no idea how ecstatic we are to be on tour for the first time in 15 years and seeing...
Lani Hall to Release First Album in 24 Years Photo Lani Hall to Release First Album in 24 Years
by Michael Major - April 08, 2022

Lani Hall recently announced her new album, Seasons of Love. The album marks the artist's first studio release in over 20 years and features her long time partner Herb Alpert both on trumpet and acting as co-producer. Today she has also released the single “Here Comes The Sun,” her take on the Georg...
The ASCAP Foundation Announces 2022 Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Award Recipients Photo The ASCAP Foundation Announces 2022 Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Award Recipients
by A.A. Cristi - March 14, 2022

The ASCAP Foundation announces the recipients of its 2022 Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Awards. ...
Flautist Nestor Torres Releases 'Thank You, Willie' Photo Flautist Nestor Torres Releases 'Thank You, Willie'
by Michael Major - January 17, 2022

Nestor's 18 recordings as a soloist; 4 Latin Grammy® nominations, one Grammy® nomination and one Latin Grammy® Award; collaborations with diverse artists such as Gloria Estefan, Kenny Loggins, Dave Mathews, Herbie Hancock, Tito Puente, Michael Camilo, Paquito D’ Rivera and Arturo Sandoval. Listen to...
Gordon Goodwin to Release New 5-Song EP, THE RESET Photo Gordon Goodwin to Release New 5-Song EP, THE RESET
by Chloe Rabinowitz - November 08, 2021

Multiple Grammy/Emmy Award winner Gordon Goodwin returns to forefront of adventurous compositions and modern jazz with 'The Reset,' an urgent and topical 5-song EP, a bold foray into the intersection of composition and improvisation, a futuristic excursion brimming with purpose and cursive....
Metro Art Presents 'Play On!' Week Photo Metro Art Presents 'Play On!' Week
by Sarah Jae Leiber - July 14, 2021

The series kicks off July 19 with pianist and producer Jamael Dean, a jazz prodigy who has collaborated and performed with artists like Kamasi Washington, Thundercat, Miguel Atwood-Ferguson and Carlos Niño...
HERB ALPERT Releases New Song 'Dance With Me' Photo HERB ALPERT Releases New Song 'Dance With Me'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - April 23, 2021

Over 20,000 viewers tuned in to the world premiere screening across 3 platforms - Facebook, YouTube and Twitter. The global LIVE event featured a Q&A with Herb Alpert and director John Scheinfeld moderated by the Grammy Museum’s Artistic Director Scott Goldman....
HERB ALPERT Releases New Song 'Zoo Train 21' Photo HERB ALPERT Releases New Song 'Zoo Train 21'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - March 26, 2021

The global LIVE event featured a Q&A with Herb Alpert and director John Scheinfeld moderated by the Grammy Museum’s Artistic Director Scott Goldman and opened with well wishes from some of Herb’s illustrious friends including Lionel Richie, Herbie Hancock, Billy Bob Thornton and more....
The ASCAP Foundation Announces 2021 HERB ALPERT YOUNG JAZZ COMPOSER AWARD Recipients Photo The ASCAP Foundation Announces 2021 HERB ALPERT YOUNG JAZZ COMPOSER AWARD Recipients
by Sarah Jae Leiber - March 08, 2021

It carries the name of the great trumpeter and ASCAP member Herb Alpert in recognition of The Herb Alpert Foundation’s multi-year financial commitment to the program. The recipients, who receive cash awards, are selected through a juried national competition....
ASCAP Foundation Honors Goes Virtual Photo ASCAP Foundation Honors Goes Virtual
by Sarah Jae Leiber - December 08, 2020

With presentations from living rooms and home studios around the country, The ASCAP Foundation will virtually host The ASCAP Foundation Honors 2020 in recognition of this year’s remarkable young award winners....