Herb Alpert released Steppin’ Out last year on Shout! Factory with a video for the single “Puttin’ on the Ritz,” Directed by Glenn Kaino & Afshin Shahidi and Choreographed by So You Think You Can Dance’s Napoleon & Tabitha D’umo.
About Herb Alpert
Herb Alpert is a true Renaissance man and known as a world renowned musician, record label co-founder, music producer, composer, arranger, visual artist, Broadway producer and philanthropist. After early success composing “Wonderful World” with Sam Cooke and Lou Adler, Alpert went on to co-found A&M Records in 1962 with Jerry Moss, which grew from Alpert’s garage in West Hollywood into the largest independent record label in history. Alpert introduced the Tijuana Brass phenomenon with a signature sound that propelled him to global fame. In 1966, when the TJB craze was unstoppable, he achieved the unmatched accomplishment of having 5 albums, at the same time, on Billboard’s Top 20. He has sold over 75 million records, with 15 certified platinum and 14 gold. Alpert’s many music honors include 7 Grammy® Awards, the prized Trustees Grammy® Award, a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Lifetime Achievement Award. In 2013 he was awarded the National Medal of Arts by President Obama. He is the only artist to have a #1 record as a singer, “This Guy’s in Love with You” and as an instrumentalist, “Rise” in 1979.