Herb Alpert is 86 years old today. Alpert is most associated with the group variously known as Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass, Herb Alperts Tijuana Brass, or TJB.
What is Herb Alpert doing now?
In addition to his on-going creative outlets in music, philanthropy and the arts, Alpert owns the noted Vibrato restaurant/jazz club in Bel-Air, California. He also continues to perform and tour across the country with his wife, Grammy-winning vocalist, Lani Hall and their band.
Why is Herb Alpert so rich?
He earned his fortune as the co-founder of A&M Records. He co-founded the company with Jerry Moss. Herb and Jerry sold A&M to PolyGram in 1989 for $500 million in cash. In 1998, Herb and Jerry sued PolyGram and won an additional $200 million payout.
Who is Herb Alperts daughter?
Aria Alpert Eden AlpertAmanda Alpert Herb Alpert/Daughters
Does Herb Alpert still own A&M Records?
Today, the label launched in Herb Alperts garage is owned by the giant Universal Music Group, which has released a 50th-anniversary collection of A&M artists. To this date, nearly 600 of A&Ms original albums are still available.
What happened to Herb Alperts first wife?
Alperts split with his first wife, Sharon Mae Lubin, coincided with a burgeoning new relationship. He had met Lani Hall in Los Angeles while auditioning Brasil 66. The group served as an opening act for Alperts touring band. “Lani and I became friends,” Alpert said.
Who is Herb Alperts wife?
Lani Hallm. 1974 Sharon Mae Lubinm. 1956–1971 Herb Alpert/Wife Herb Alpert and his wife, singer Lani Hall, have been performing together, with their band, since 2006 and have two albums, “Anything Goes” and “I Feel You.” Their newest album, “Steppin Out,” will be released in the summer of 2013.
What does A & M Records stand for?
A&M Records was formed in 1962 by Herb Alpert and Jerry Moss. Their first choice for a name was Carnival Records, under which they released two singles before discovering that another label had already taken the Carnival name. The company was subsequently renamed A&M, after Alperts and Mosss initials.
What was Herb Alperts real name?
Dore Alpert Herb AlpertAlso known asDore Alpert, Tito AlpertBornMarch 31, 1935 Los Angeles, California, U.S.GenresJazz Latin funk pop R&BOccupation(s)Trumpeter composer arranger songwriter singer record producer record executive painter sculptor7 more rows
Is Herb Alpert still married to Lani Hall?
Alpert and that groups lead singer, Lani Hall, have been happily (and musically) married for more than 40 years. They perform together from time to time, and this coming weekend, on May 10 and 11, theyll be at City Winery in Manhattan. They recently stopped by Singers Unlimited to talk about their musical lives.
WHO OWNS A and M Records?
Universal Music Group A&M Records/Parent organizations
When was A&M Records sold?
1989 During his 50-year career, the Los Angeles native led The Tijuana Brass, won nine Grammys and, with Jerry Moss, co-founded A&M Records, which the two sold to PolyGram in 1989.
What is Herb Alperts most famous song?
Lonely Bull Track listingTrackTitleTime1Lonely Bull (from The Lonely Bull)2:292Spanish Flea (from Going Places)2:073Getting Sentimental Over You (from Going Places)1:594Love Potion #9 (from Whipped Cream & Other Delights)3:028 more rows