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HERB ALPERT IS...
With his trumpet he turned the Tijuana Brass into gold, earning 15 gold and 14 platinum records; He won nine Grammy Awards between 1966 and 2014 and received the National Medal of Artsi n 2012.
Herb cofounded A&M Records with his business partner Jerry Moss. A&M roster included Carole King,
Cat Stevens, The Carpenters, Janet Jackson, Peter Frampton, Joe Cocker, Quincy Jones, Sergio Mendes, and The Police. A&M would go on to become one of the most successful independent labels in history.
In addition to his music, Alpert has shown striking work as an abstract painter and sculptor, worldwide. And through the Herb Alpert Foundation, he has provided significant philanthropic support of educational programs in the arts nationwide, from the Harlem School of the Arts and Los Angeles City College to CalArts and UCLA.
John Scheinfeld’s documentary Herb Alpert is... profiles the artist, now 85, mostly from the perspective of colleagues like Questlove, Sting, and Bill Moyers. In their words, the shy, unassuming trumpeter is a musical, artistic and philanthropic heavyweight.