Today, Herb Alpert releases his latest single, “Dance With Me.” The track was written by Herb and his longtime partner Lani Hall Alpert along with Jeff Lorber. Lorber, a GRAMMY-winning producer and instrumentalist can be heard on keys throughout the song, playfully dueting with Alpert on trumpet. The two produced the track together and it also features Vinnie Colaiuta on drums. More music from the legendary Alpert including both new music and re-issued material will come throughout 2021. LISTEN TO “DANCE WITH ME” HERE.
Herb Alpert Is… the documentary about the life and career of Herb Alpert, premiered last fall. Over 20,000 viewers tuned in to the world premiere screening across 3 platforms – Facebook, YouTube and Twitter. The global LIVE event featured a Q&A with HerbAlpert and director JohnScheinfeld moderated by the Grammy Museum’s Artistic Director Scott Goldman and opened with well wishes from some of Herb’s illustrious friends including Lionel Richie, Herbie Hancock, Billy Bob Thornton and more.
A companion audio box set of the same name, Herb Alpert Is…, was also made available last fall digitally, on CD and the LP format and features a coffee table book and a five-piece 180 gram vinyl set. The boxed set made its debut on the Billboard Contemporary Jazz Chart entering at #4 and has remained on the Billboard 200 Contemporary Jazz Genre chart ever since. Both physical formats feature 63 songs spanning 5 decades, 180 pages of vintage photos, liner notes and an essay from music journalist Bud Scoppa.