My tour of Western Canada has been rescheduled to out of an abundance of caution. Please hold on to your tickets…. Creator and innovator, musician and producer, artist, and philanthropist, Herb Alpert is a man with a profound passion. Born in Los Angeles, the future trumpeter came of age in a house filled with music. At the age of eight, he was drawn to the trumpet in a music appreciation class in his elementary school. Years ago, when the arts programs were cut out of our public schools, so many kids stopped having that kind of opportunity. In , they achieved the since-unmatched feat of simultaneously having four albums in the Top 10— and five in the Top Herb Alpert also has the distinction of being the only artist who has had a 1 instrumental and vocal single. Also, Alpert was just getting the TJB concept underway; the textures are leaner, the productions less polished, and the accent is more consciously on a Mexican mariachi ambience — the relatively square rhythms, the mandolins, the mournful, wistful siesta feeling — than the records down the road.
THE LONELY BULL
Known for his mariachi-inspired easy listening sound, trumpeter Herb Alpert is one of the most successful instrumental performers in pop history. Prior to landing his own hits, Alpert had already teamed with fellow future industry titan Lou Adler to co-write a number of singer Sam Cooke 's most enduring hits, including "Wonderful World" and "Only Sixteen. He has also branched out into other avenues, earning respect as an abstract painter and founding his own philanthropic Herb Alpert Foundation in support of youth arts and education.
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