University of Southern California
Awarded the National Medal of Arts by President Obama
Won the Best Pop Instrumental Grammy for "Steppin' Out"
Sold A&M Records to Polygram for $500 million
Release of the Grammy-winning song, "Rise"
Release of The Tijuana Brass's hit song, "The Lonely Bull"
Co-founded A&M Records
Popular songs include "Spanish Flea" and "A Taste Of Honey".
Known for such albums as "Rise" and "Whipped Cream & Other Delights"
Sold A&M Records to Polygram in 1987 for $500 million dollars.
As the bandleader of the The Tijuana Brass, Alpert was one of the most successful touring musicians of the 1960s.
Throughout his 50-plus years as a professional musician, Alpert has won eight Grammys, the most recent of which came in 2013 for his instrumental album, Steppin' Out.