My Favorite Quotes
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 Herb Alpert - “There was a certain naturalness that was happening in the '60s and '70s that felt more like a happening, ... Production wasn't as clean and neat as I'm hearing these days. They're not perfect, but they have an honest feeling, which is what I was going for.”
 Herb Alpert - “My first instinct was not to do it. I didn't want to trample on ( Whipped Cream ).”
 Herb Alpert - “With tape, you capture the impact, but you bring in some other elements. Sometimes those elements are good and sometimes, they're not.”
 Herb Alpert - “We finally got our big break when Ed Sullivan put us on his show.”
 Herb Alpert - “We always felt that if you do something with quality and integrity, then it's going to come back to you.”
 Herb Alpert - “The trumpet was not a lyrical singing instrument.”
 Herb Alpert - “Mexican Shuffle was a turning point of the Brass.”
 Herb Alpert - “It's - as opposed to tape where you have a magnetic tape that's excited by frequencies that you hit, digital was a process where musical sounds are transferred to numbers and stored as numbers.”
 Herb Alpert - “I'm sure I'll go back again and record in the digital process.”
 Herb Alpert - “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.”
 Herb Alpert - “I practice every day. I've been doing it since I was eight.”
 Herb Alpert - “I like to listed to the adventurous guys - the Coltranes, Miles Davis, the guys who just let it loose.”
 Herb Alpert - “I find that it's nice to work with somebody and spin off on someone else's feelings. You get a little jaded by yourself.”
 Herb Alpert - “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.”
 Herb Alpert - “Clifford Brown was in the jazz circles considered to be probably the greatest trumpet player who ever lived.”
 Herb Alpert - “When I finish an album and I find myself listening to it in the car, because it makes me feel a certain way, that's the time to try to let other people know about it.”
 Herb Alpert - “We were like a trial for the digital process, and I found that in that particular timeframe, there were too many problems with it.”
 Herb Alpert - “It's certainly an honor. When I got the call I didn't sure how to react, to tell you the truth. It wasn't until my wife's gynecologist called and congratulated me that I figured we were onto something.”
 Herb Alpert - “It's powerful. 'Whipped Cream' happened 40 years ago. It still resonates with people.”
 Herb Alpert - “I haven't seen this many people since I played bar mitzvahs years ago.”
 Herb Alpert - “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.”
 Herb Alpert - “It's very clean. With tape, you get noise.”
 Herb Alpert - “This was during a period when I was producing Brazil '66 records and got infected by Brazilian music.”
 Herb Alpert - “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.”
 Herb Alpert - “Instrumental music can spread the international language.”

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