The singles included the title cut, "Lollipops and Roses", and "A Taste of Honey".
The latter won a Grammy Award for Record of the Year.
Despite the popularity of his singles, Alpert's albums outsold and outperformed them on the charts.
Alpert and the Tijuana Brass won six Grammy Awards.
Alpert's style achieved enormous popularity with the national exposure The Clark Gum Company gave to one of his recordings in 1964, a Sol Lake number titled "The Mexican Shuffle" (which was retitled "The Teaberry Shuffle" for the television advertisements).
In 1965, Alpert released two albums, Whipped Cream & Other Delights and Going Places.
Alpert also has created abstract expressionist paintings and sculpture over two decades, which are publicly displayed on occasion. Acquiring an early wire recorder in high school, he experimented on this crude equipment.
Alpert and his wife, Lani Hall, are substantial philanthropists through the operation of the Herb Alpert Foundation. 1 albums and 28 albums total on the Billboard Album chart, nine Grammy Awards, fourteen platinum albums, and fifteen gold albums. After graduating from Fairfax High School in 1952, he joined the United States Army and frequently performed at military ceremonies.In 1956, he appeared in the uncredited role as "Drummer on Mt. In 1957 Alpert teamed up with Rob Weerts, another burgeoning lyricist, as a songwriter for Keen Records.A number of songs written or co-written by Alpert during the following two years became Top 20 hits, including "Baby Talk" by Jan and Dean and "Wonderful World" by Sam Cooke.Alpert set up a small recording studio in his garage and had been overdubbing a tune called "Twinkle Star", written by Sol Lake, who would eventually write many of the Brass's original tunes.During a visit to Tijuana, Mexico, Alpert happened to hear a mariachi band while attending a bullfight.Going Places produced four more singles: "Tijuana Taxi", "Spanish Flea", "Third Man Theme", and "Zorba the Greek".