ARTS funding, ENDOWMENTS, ARTS awards, UNITED States, and ARTISTS -- United States
The article reports on the 25th anniversary of Herb Alpert Award in the Arts (HAAIA), established by A&M Records co-founder Herb Alpert in response to the cutbacks in government funding for the arts. Topics discussed include Alpert's early life and career, the Herb Alpert Foundation, and the recipients of the award including pianist Vijay Iyer, trombonist George Lewis, and playwright Lisa Kron.
Alpert, Herb March 31, 1935; Los Angeles, California Herbert Alpert (full name); Dore Alpert Entertainment; music; art; philanthropy Born to Louis Alpert and Tillie Goldberg in Los Angeles on March [...]
WHEN the Notorious B.I.G.'s funeral procession rolled through his native BedStuy in 1997, mourners began blasting his track "Hypnotize," and it subsequently turned the rapper's wake into a party. Just [...]
Pro Sound News. Dec2015, Vol. 37 Issue 12, p58-58. 1p.
Trumpet players, Musicians, and Songs
The article sheds insights into trumpeter Herb Alpert's rich musical life. It is said that Alpert's career has been a labor of love as founder of the Tijuana Brass and the "A" half of A&M Records. On his new album, "Come Fly With Me," he invites listeners to take a journey with him through several new original songs.