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Herb Alpert

Source: billsretroworld.com

Herb Alpert is an American musician most associated with the group known as Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass. He is also famous for being 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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  • Birth name: Herbert Alpert
  • Also known as: Herb Alpert, Dore Alpert, Tito Alpert
  • Born: March 31, 1935 (age 80) Los Angeles, California
  • Origin: Los Angeles
  • Genres: Jazz, Latin, funk, pop, R&B
  • Occupation(s): Trumpeter, composer, arranger, songwriter, singer, record producer, record executive, painter, sculptor
  • Instruments: Trumpet, piano, vocals
  • Years active: 1957‒present
  • Labels: A&M, Verve, Almo Sounds, Shout! Factory
  • Associated acts: The Tijuana Brass, The Baja Marimba Band, Los Norte Americanos, The Mexicali Brass, Al Tijuana & His Jewish Brass, Black Sombrero Brass, George Garabedian, Sotelúm & The Minarete Brass Orchestra, Nashville Marimba Band, Richard Davis & The Tequila Brass
  • Website: herbalpertpresents.com

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Billboard, 2020-02-25 16:00:00
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Variety, 2019-10-21 19:57:46
Gladys Knight may have turned 75 in May, but the celebration is still going nearly five months later. “I feel blessed,” Knight told reporters Sunday night on the red carpet outside Herb Alpert’s Vibrato Grill Jazz in Bel-Air, Calif. “Cause you know, we just will never know the hour, the ...

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