Herb Alpert (born March 31, 1935) is an American jazz musician most associated with the group variously known as Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass, Herb Alpert's Tijuana Brass, or TJB. Alpert is also a recording industry executive, the "A" of A&M Records, a recording label he and business partner Jerry Moss founded and eventually sold to PolyGram. Alpert also has created abstract expressionist paintings and sculpture over two decades, which are publicly displayed on occasion. Alpert and his wife, Lani Hall, are substantial philanthropists through the operation of the Herb Alpert Foundation.
|Full name at birth||
|Claim to fame||
Trumpeter/band leader who had numerous top-40 hits with his band, The Tijuana Brass.
|Date of birth||
31 March 1935
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Los Angeles, California, USA
Trumpeter, composer, arranger, songwriter, singer, record producer, record executive, painter, sculptor
6' (183 cm)
Fairfax High School, CA in 1952
University of Southern California, CA
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