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Herb Alpert - Live at Montreux 1996
Herb Alpert - Live at Montreux 1996
Genres: Music Video & Concerts
NR     2006     1hr 15min

Trumpeter Herb Alpert is one of the most successful instrumental artists in American music history. He is also a successful businessman, having founded A&M Records with Jerry Moss and later, Almo Sounds. On top of this, he...  more »


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Genres: Music Video & Concerts
Sub-Genres: Pop, Jazz
Studio: Eagle Rock Ent
Format: DVD - Color
DVD Release Date: 04/04/2006
Original Release Date: 01/01/2006
Theatrical Release Date: 01/01/2006
Release Year: 2006
Run Time: 1hr 15min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 4
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

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Movie Reviews

Herb Alpert "Live" At Last!
W. J. Bernardi | Austin, Tx USA | 04/14/2006
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Finally, a glimpse of what Herb Alpert sounds like in a concert setting. This was recorded at the Montreux Jazz Festival in July of 1996, the 30th Anniversary of the Jazz Fest. Joined by keyboardist Jeff Lorber, trumpeter Alpert displays his funk-jazz side and holds his own quite well. This is not the Tijuana Brass by any means, so the TJB fans may not get into this, even though the band goes through a funky version of "Lonely Bull" and a jazz version of "Taste of Honey". One of the big highlights is sax/flute/keyboard man Gary Meek, who is a perfect foil for Alpert's trumpet. Herb even encourages Meek to engage in a few cat-and-mouse riffs. It's my guess most people have never heard Herb Alpert in this kind of setting, so be prepared to be shocked. While the majority of this set is in a funky setting, the DVD closes with a gorgeous version of "This Guy's In Love With You", done with Herb and guitarist Tony Maiden (of Rufus fame). There are some humorous moments throughout as well. A definite keeper!

Incidentally, this sounds even better with the DTS Surround sound. Great sound and picture!

Herb Albert Live in concert 1996 wow,I Ive been looking for
stewart L | flushing ,ny | 04/05/2006
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Wow Herb Alpert on dvd.Its about time.I really enjoyed this disc.The sound and picture quality is very good.I look forward to more releases of Herb Alperts music.And the disc is on sale 5 star rated!!!!! ENJOY!!!!! From Stewart L."
All Herb Alpert's fans are lookin' for more videos
Marco Aviles Benitez | Quito, Ecuador - SouthAmerica | 04/08/2006
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Very positive to find JUST ONE Herb Alpert's DVD, but I think maybe could be possible to produce more Herb Alpert videos, no hope finding it for the TJB era, so those "modern" videos who I remember saw it years ago in the earlies 80's, specially for the "Fandango" promotional videos (Fandango and Route 101 for example), also some cutting edges about the "Bullish" album (Where are all of there??? Only God knows).

For the rest, Bravo Maestro, you are giving a magnificent gift to all of your loyal fans, but we deserve some more of your better times and great music."
charles wakefield | new brighton, mn USA | 03/21/2008
(4 out of 5 stars)

"this is a well done dvd and is a pleasure to watch i wish it had a few more of the old songs"