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Let Us Now Praise the Tijuana Brass

Truth be told, at present I do not have anything by Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass on my iPod. It was Frank Sinatra who got me thinking about the band the other day when I heard him sing “Sunny.” That’s a song I knew from… 1,308 more words

In Praise of Herb Alpert

When I was a lad, my older brother introduced me to Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass, the first band whose albums he collected as they were released. 418 more words


Ziggy Elman “Fralich in Swing”(3)

November 17.2017

Ziggy’s composition “Fralich in Swing” turned to  “And the Angels Sing” with lyrics by Johnny Mercer.

In Feb.1,1939 Johnny Mercer joined Benny Goodman’s recordings and cut two songs. 346 more words


Funky Revelations Of 1987: 'Keep Your Eye On Me' by Herb Alpert

Herb Alpert really never stopped recording in the years between his Tijuana Brass and his late 70’s comeback album Rise. And he never stopped recording between that album and this either. 568 more words

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Legendary Trumpeter and Record Label Executive Herb Alpert: 60 Years of Extraordinary Musicianship, Back in Chicago

Legendary trumpeter and record label executive Herb Alpert talks to Dave about 60 years of musicianship and his return to Chicago, performing next week at the City Winery. 18 more words

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"Herb Alpert - RISE"

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. 133 more words

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