UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music formally approved by UC Board of Regents

At the time, when Peter Whorf, the designer of the cover, was showing it to me, I thought we were pushing it a little too far. Herb Alpert won the Billboard El Premio Award for his contribution to the expansion of Latino music around the world. I think timing plays a big part of it. It might change a little bit, the sound behind me, but I think basically my trumpet sound is very optimistic. You’ve got to feel it.’  He says, ‘Man, you’re listening to a cold piece of wax, and it either makes it or it don’t.’  He broke it right down to the nub. My secret crush … She writes as she sings, with emotion and passion.” And now, with the release of her audio book, Emotional Memoirs & Short Stories, Hall has mixed her two creative expressions to make one total experience.

When you started A&M Records, how long did you realistically think it would last? The shoot kept going, Erickson remembers, and she didn’t notice that the shaving cream kept slipping down. Yet both outside and in, this is a place where the artist in residence has made the most telling statements. LOOKING FORWARD: At nearly 80, Alpert’s philanthropic legacy is largely solidified. Hence he went solo during the ’70s. Tell us what you think. Army.


His band includes his wife, Lani Hall. “Man, I am digging this groove and the horn sounds great playing over it.” I said, “Are you sure? Lani balances Herb’s “cool” number with a sizzling cover of “Fever,” and the temperature rises. One of these takes, a slow-down dance song co-written by his cousin, “Rise” (A&M 2151; 1979), reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100. Hearing Assistance System Patrons with a hearing disability may enjoy use of our state-of-the-art infrared Assistive Listening Device system free of charge. HA: Yes. In addition to Alpert’s creative contributions, he is also an avid philanthropist for the arts.

In 2006, Alpert and Moss were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in recognition of their accomplishments and are a part of the Grammy Museum’s ”Icons of the Music Industry” series. But this is a time when no surprises is actually a good thing, since the compilation delivers what Alpert fans want most of all — more high-quality tunes from his commercial and creative peak. “I got a letter from a lady in Germany who said, ‘Dear Mr. The seven top scholarship recipients receive professional financial aid consulting and coordination to assure that the students use the support to offset work and loan burdens they otherwise would have to carry, and that the scholarships do not supplant other financial aid provided by the colleges they choose to attend. “The Trolley Song,” done at an unusually lazy, loping pace by the Tijuana Brass more than four decades before, is taken at a more traditionally quick, Latin-accented tempo here, and this is the third time around for “I’ve Grown Accustomed to Your Face” — now a casual vocal showcase for Alpert with a witty coda that sneaks in a horn lick from “This Guy’s in Love with You.” The adept backup trio of Bill Cantos on keyboards — who comes up with a few nifty quotes himself — Hussain Jiffry on electric bass, and Michael Shapiro on drums and Latin percussion goes down agreeably. The Academic Senate’s Legislative Assembly — which comprises faculty representatives from departments across campus — approved the plan in June. Judi was Chair of the Academic Senate (1994-95), Dean and Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education (1999-2012), and awarded a UCLA Distinguished Teaching Award (1974).

– A description of every song, including both the writers and performers. The Music Industry minor introduces students to critical perspectives on the formative effects the music industry and music technology have on musical practices around the world. HA: Well, the record company itself didn’t actually start in the garage; the idea started in the garage in West Hollywood. The associate deans for academic mentoring and opportunity review the application and seek confirmation from the faculty advisor indicated by the student on the application before approval. Alpert and his Grammy-award-winning vocalist wife Lani Hall (Sérgio Mendes and Brasil ’66) visit 13 cities with their long-time band — drummer Michael Shapiro, keyboardist Bill Cantos, and bassist Hussain Jiffry. At first, this seems like a gleaming digital machine of a record, loaded with repetitive sampling effects and drum machines churning out that ubiquitous ’80s backbeat. Drawing most of their inspiration from the sounds of their native New Orleans, and blending blues, gospel, funk, and R&B with their own harmony vocals, the Subdudes are also notable for the substitution of a tambourine player, Steve Amedée, for a drummer.

You can sample the track “Doodles” at Soundcloud. 28-March 10: Herb Alpert, the trumpeter, vocalist, and industry mogul (he’s the “A” in A&M Records, the illustrious label celebrating its fiftieth anniversary this year) and his wife, the singer Lani Hall, hit the Café Carlyle for the first time, bringing their inimitable take on songbook standards and pop classics.