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Herb Alpert

 
Birth Place:
USA
Bio:
Herb Alpert is an American trumpeter who led Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass in the 1960s. During the same decade, he co-founded A&M Records with Jerry Moss. His career as a musician includes recording five No. 1 albums and 28 albums on the Billboard magazine album chart, fourteen platinum ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: March 31, 1935 (87)

Birth Place: USA

Bio:
Herb Alpert is an American trumpeter who led Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass in the 1960s. During the same decade, he co-founded A&M Records with Jerry Moss. His career as a musician includes recording five No. 1 albums and 28 albums on the Billboard magazine album chart, fourteen platinum ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2014]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 1996]
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[Broadway, 1994]
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[Broadway, 1993]
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[Broadway, 1993]
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[Broadway, 1992]
Producer

Photos

Meshell Ndegeocello, Cecila Vicuna, Herb Alpert, Lani Hall Alpert, Pam Tanowitz, Lloy Photo

Meshell Ndegeocello, Cecila Vicuna, Herb Alpert, Lani Hall Alpert, Pam Tanowitz, Lloyd Suh, Beatriz Santiago Munoz

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05/15/2019
Lani Hall, Herb Alpert, Ravi Rajaw, Rona Sebastian, Irene Boger  Photo

Lani Hall, Herb Alpert, Ravi Rajaw, Rona Sebastian, Irene Boger

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05/15/2019
Lani Hall and Herb Alpert with friends Photo

Lani Hall and Herb Alpert with friends

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05/15/2019
Rona Sebastian, President of the Herb Alpert Foundation with Mort Gleberman Photo

Rona Sebastian, President of the Herb Alpert Foundation with Mort Gleberman

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10/26/2018

 

Stage

Productions

[Broadway, 2014]
Producer

[Broadway, 1996]
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[Broadway, 1994]
Producer

[Broadway, 1993]
Producer

[Broadway, 1993]
Producer

[Broadway, 1992]
Producer

Herb Alpert Biography

Herb Alpert is an American trumpeter who led Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass in the 1960s. During the same decade, he co-founded A&M Records with Jerry Moss.

His career as a musician includes recording five No. 1 albums and 28 albums on the Billboard magazine album chart, fourteen platinum albums, fifteen gold albums, and nine Grammy Awards. He has sold 72 million records worldwide.[1] Alpert is the only musician to hit No. 1 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 pop chart as both a vocalist ("This Guy's in Love with You", 1968) and an instrumentalist ("Rise", 1979).

Herb Alpert Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 1996 - Best Play
Herb Alpert, Seven Guitars
 
Tony Awards - 1994 - Best Play Gold Star
Herb Alpert, Angels in America: Perestroika
 
Tony Awards - 1993 - Best Play Gold Star
Herb Alpert, Angels in America: Millennium Approaches
 
Tony Awards - 1992 - Best Musical
Herb Alpert, Jelly's Last Jam

Herb Alpert News

Tripwire Harlot Press to Publish Plays By Ground-Breaking BIPOC Writers in Sledgehamm Photo Tripwire Harlot Press to Publish Plays By Ground-Breaking BIPOC Writers in Sledgehammer Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 20, 2022

The Sledgehammer Series, a book project hosted by Tripwire Harlot Press, was created during the pandemic by playwrights Sheila Callaghan, Jacqueline Goldfinger, and Sarah Ruhl to address limited opportunities in dramatic publishing in the American theater, and specifically to redress a lack of published visibility for BIPOC playwrights.

Immigrant Artists Tackle Pressing Environmental Issues and Uncertainty in CORRESPONDE Photo Immigrant Artists Tackle Pressing Environmental Issues and Uncertainty in CORRESPONDENCES
by Marissa Tomeo - May 11, 2022

LEIMAY, continues its multi-borough project with the Staten Island premiere of Correspondences, a free, outdoor, performance-based, public-art installation at Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden as part of FIGMENT NYC 2022, 

TO T, OR NOT TO T? Comes To The Kirk Douglas Theatre in June Photo TO T, OR NOT TO T? Comes To The Kirk Douglas Theatre in June
by Stephi Wild - May 11, 2022

Block Party: Celebrating Los Angeles Theatre returns with the Los Angeles LGBT Center production of “To T, or Not To T? A Comedic Trans Journey through (T)estosterone and Masculinity” June 25 through July 10, 2022. Opening is set for June 29.

Chelsea Table + Stage to Present Billy Valentine Photo Chelsea Table + Stage to Present Billy Valentine
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 10, 2022

CHELSEA TABLE + STAGE will present acclaimed performer Billy Valentine – the Billboard chart-topping singer and songwriter best known for his work on The Five Heartbeats, “Boston Legal” and “Sons of Anarchy” – on Saturday, June 8 at 7:00 PM.

Ucross Announces A Special Residency For Black Poets Photo Ucross Announces A Special Residency For Black Poets
by A.A. Cristi - May 3, 2022

​​​​​​​Ucross and Cave Canem have joined forces to present a literary fellowship that provides creative support to Black poets. The 2022 Toi Derricotte Residency at Ucross has been awarded to interdisciplinary poet S. Erin Batiste of Brooklyn, New York. 

Arturo O'Farrill & the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra to Lead Lineup for National Sawdust  Photo Arturo O'Farrill & the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra to Lead Lineup for National Sawdust & Chelsea Factory Partnership
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 2, 2022

National Sawdust and Paola Prestini and Chelsea Factory have announced the first companies to take the stage in the organizations’ programmatic partnership. Grammy-winning composer and pianist Arturo O’Farrilland his Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra with special guest Emeline Michel take over the landmarked site June 16-17.

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 - Apr 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 released popular songs adored by the masses but also released inventive ground-breaking music as well. You know, they pushed the form forward!” says Klein.

Drummer Will Calhoun Debuts Selections From His Rhythm Art/AZA Collection At The Nati Photo Drummer Will Calhoun Debuts Selections From His Rhythm Art/AZA Collection At The National Museum Of Mathematics
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 26, 2022

For the past four decades, Bronx-born drummer Will Calhounhas been one of the most distinctive and sought-after drummers as a member of the legendary rock group, Living Colour, and as a solo artist with six recordings as a leader. A graduate of the Berklee School of Music, with a BA in Music Production and Engineering, Calhoun combines his love for sound and science when he brings his revolutionary Rhythm Art/AZA collection to the National Museum of Mathematics(MoMath), 11 E. 26thStreet in New York City, April 30 - July 31 in the Museum's Composite Gallery.

Drummer Will Calhoun Debuts Selections from His Rhythm Art/AZA Collection at the Nati Photo Drummer Will Calhoun Debuts Selections from His Rhythm Art/AZA Collection at the National Museum of Mathematics
by Stephi Wild - Apr 26, 2022

For the past four decades, Bronx-born drummer Will Calhoun has been one of the most distinctive and sought-after drummers as a member of the legendary rock group, Living Colour, and as a solo artist with six recordings as a leader.

World Premiere of THE BRIGHTEST THING IN THE WORLD & More Announced for Yale Rep 2022 Photo World Premiere of THE BRIGHTEST THING IN THE WORLD & More Announced for Yale Rep 2022-23 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 21, 2022

Yale Repertory Theatre has announced its 2022–23 season of four plays. The season will begin with Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, running October 6–29. James Bundy, who directed Albee’s A Delicate Balance at Yale Rep in 2010, will stage this new production of the explosively comedic and harrowingly profound masterpiece. 

Herb Alpert Videos

VIDEO: Check Out The Musicology of Irving Berlin's 'White Christmas' With Andy Einhor VideoVIDEO: Check Out The Musicology of Irving Berlin's 'White Christmas' With Andy Einhorn
by Stage Tube - Dec 18, 2019

Take a look at this Musicology Video about Irving Berlin's song a?oeWhite Christmas.a?? The video takes a look at what makes a?oeWhite Christmasa?? so special, besides of course, the fact that the original Bing Crosby recording is the Best Selling Single Record of All Time according to the Guinness World Records.

Serj Tankian Teams Up with  Creative Armenia to Release 7 Notes Challenge VideoSerj Tankian Teams Up with Creative Armenia to Release 7 Notes Challenge
by Abigail Charpentier - Sep 13, 2019

Grammy-Award winning and multi-platinum recording artist, songwriter, composer, poet and visual artist Serj Tankian has teamed up with non-profit cultural organization Creative Armenia to release 7 Notes Challenge, a compilation album highlighting some of the most notable submissions from a songwriting challenge posed to artists worldwide. The 17 song album from various artists is available now on all major streaming and download platforms across the globe.

Who Is Taylor Mac? Get To Know The Acclaimed Mind Behind GARY- A SEQUEL TO TITUS ANDR VideoWho Is Taylor Mac? Get To Know The Acclaimed Mind Behind GARY- A SEQUEL TO TITUS ANDRONICUS
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 21, 2019

Who is Taylor Mac? A question that fans, critics, fellow artists, and even Taylor have been asking since Mac first made an appearance on the downtown theatre scene.

San Diego Symphony Announces 2017 Bayside Summer Nights Lineup - Leslie Odom Jr., HARRY POTTER, LA LA LAND and More!
by Christina Mancuso - Mar 14, 2017

The San Diego Symphony has announced an impressive lineup of artists for its 2017 Bayside Summer Nights including legendary crooner Tony Bennett; star of Hamilton and Tony Award-winner Leslie Odom Jr.; internationally acclaimed Brazilian artist Sergio Mendes; country songstress Wynonna Judd; Grammy Award-winning Beninese singer Angelique Kidjo; and films accompanied by live orchestra, Academy Award®-winning La La Land, Harry Potter & The Chamber of Secrets and E.T. - The Extra Terrestrial. San Diego Symphony's popular and highly successful summer series trulyhas something for everyone!

STAGE TUBE: Watch Sting & The Cast of THE LAST SHIP's Emotional Final Curtain Call
by Robert Diamond - Jan 25, 2015

THE LAST SHIP played its final performance on Broadway on Saturday, January 24 at 8 p.m. At the conclusion of the show, its composer, and cast member Sting took to the stage to thank the cast, crew and the audience and to reflect on the show's journey. Watch below!

VIDEO: Sting Talks Origins of THE LAST SHIP & More on Today's 'Live'
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 23, 2014

Grammy Award winner STING stopped by today's LIVE WITH KELLY AND MICHAEL to chat about his Broadway musical, THE LAST SHIP.

VIDEO: Sting & Trudie Styler Talk Broadway's THE LAST SHIP & More on Bravo
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 19, 2014

Trudie Styler and husband Sting stopped by last night's WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE on Bravo to discuss his new Broadway musical THE LAST SHIP.

TV Preview: Mike Myers, Sheryl Crow & More Honor Burt Bacharach and Hal David at the White House; Premieres on PBS Tonight, 5/21
by Stage Tube - May 21, 2012

The White House program, which was taped by WETA Washington, D.C. as part of the 'In Performance at the White House' series, will premiere on PBS stations nationwide tonight, May 21, 2012 at 9 p.m. EDT (check local listings) as 'Burt Bacharach & Hal David: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song In Performance at the White House.' BroadwayWorld has just received preview clips of tonight's broadcast and brings them to you below! Click to watch Mike Myers, Sheryl Crow, Smokie Robinson and more honor the musical greats at the White House presentation and be sure to tune into PBS tonight for the full show.

BWW TV: White House Burt Bacharach & Hal David Gershwin Prize Tribute Concert, 'In Performance at the White House', Airs Tonight on PBS, 5/21
by Jessica Lewis - May 21, 2012

On May 8, The Library of Congress kicked off a series of events honoring Grammy- and Academy-Award-winning songwriters Burt Bacharach and Hal David, recipients of the 2012 Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, culminating a special tribute delivered by President Barack Obama. The prize commemorates George and Ira Gershwin, the legendary American songwriting team whose extensive collection resides in the Library of Congress. The White House program, which was taped by WETA Washington, D.C. as part of the 'In Performance at the White House' series, will premiere on PBS stations nationwide tonight, May 21, 2012 at 9 p.m. EDT (check local listings) as 'Burt Bacharach & Hal David: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song In Performance at the White House.'


Herb Alpert Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Herb Alpert been nominated for?
Best Play (Tony Awards) for Seven Guitars , Best Play (Tony Awards) for Angels in America: Perestroika Best Play (Tony Awards) for Angels in America: Millennium Approaches and Best Musical (Tony Awards) for Jelly's Last Jam .

What awards has Herb Alpert won?
Best Play (Tony Awards) for Angels in America: Perestroikaand Best Play (Tony Awards) for Angels in America: Millennium Approaches.