Herb Alpert Quotes

36 Herb Alpert quotes:

"This special event at Vibrato brought together many people sharing a common bond - a love of jazz and a desire to support its future, ... It gave them the opportunity to indulge in both passions - to celebrate the great artistry of Dave Brubeck, and to support the Brubeck Institute, a program at the University of the Pacific which, through its Fellowship Program and Summer Jazz Colony, serves to train and nurture the next generation of great jazz artists and innovators."
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"I never thought of myself as a trumpet player in the traditional sense: I never played in a big band... I didn't struggle the normal way."
"The reaction to this album has just been fabulous around the world... and I've had offers to perform from around the world and I'm tempted to do it. I've got itchy lips."
"Although there was a point with the Tijuana Brass where we were playing for such huge crowds that I kind of lost contact. At one point, the only connection I had with the audience was with people out there lighting cigarettes."
"I don't think radio is selling records like they used to. They'd hawk the song and hawk the artist and you'd get so excited, you'd stop your car and go into the nearest record store."
"I practice every day. I've been doing it since I was eight."
"I was obligated to do a bunch of concerts and a television show, but something in my stomach was telling me this wasn't what I wanted to do."
"I was taken in by the bravado and the sounds of Mexico... not so much the music, but the spirit."
"I'm an old-timer in the business from the sense that when you do something that you feel good about there might be another person out there who feels the same way, or a hundred or a couple million."
"Instrumental music can spread the international language."
"The trumpet was not a lyrical singing instrument."
"He has a method that likens the musician to an athlete, so I do physical exercises designed to keep a musician in shape in order to perform the function, which is to play music."
"I like to listed to the adventurous guys - the Coltranes, Miles Davis, the guys who just let it loose."
"Selfishly, I make music for me. I like to make music. I like looking for songs. I like working with interesting musicians. I like producing records. It's something I will always do."
"We were like a trial for the digital process, and I found that in that particular timeframe, there were too many problems with it."
"Is there an audience for it? I don't know. I don't think it's the audience who bought it originally. But there's a younger audience that might appreciate it. These are good songs."
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