Smooth Jazz After Dark Interview: Herb Alpert

Herb Alpert Talks Music And Creativity With SJAD Host Ahmed Dents

August 24, 2019

It's not every day you get the opportunity to talk to a musical legend, creative mastermind, and cultural icon but that is the opportunity that was afforded me earlier today when Herb Alpert called the KIFM Studio just head of his new CD release, Over The RainbowOn September 22nd  Alpert and wife Lani Hall will appear here in San Diego at Humphreys Concerts By The Bay. Take a listen to our conversation below that spans topics from his first recording, founding A & M Records in 1962, the "origin" of the name The Tijuana Brass, to painting, sculpting, Broadway plays, and even a story about Mr. Rogers' piano.

The first single from Over The Rainbow, Fantasy, is available for stream and download now on most digital platforms.



 Over The Rainbow will be available in its entirety on September 20, 2019.