Tag Archive: Herb Alpert

Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass – Christmas Album (1968) {2015, Remaster, WEB, CD-Quality + Hi-Res}

Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass - Christmas Album (1968) {2015, Remaster, WEB, CD-Quality + Hi-Res}

Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass – Christmas Album (1968) {2015, Remaster, WEB, CD-Quality + Hi-Res}
WEB Download | CD-Quality / FLAC Tracks / 16bit / 44.1kHz | Hi-Res / FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 88.2kHz
Total Size: 188 MB (CD-Quality) + 640 MB (Hi-Res) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Herb Alpert Presents | Genre: Smooth Jazz, Christmas

Herb Alpert turned to jazz’s Shorty Rogers — then toiling in the L.A. film and TV studios — for voice and string arrangements on his Christmas album, and Rogers in turn went all out for schmaltz. Rogers’ cooing voices introduce several of the tunes, whereupon the Tijuana Brass do their mostly unrelated Ameriachi thing familiar from past albums. Indeed, “Las Mananitas” seems to have been lifted from an obscure B-side of a 45 and overdubbed with the Rogers treatment. Jingling bells is a recurring song theme — first with “Jingle Bells,” then the cloying “The Bell That Couldn’t Jingle,” and ultimately “Jingle Bell Rock.”Read More

Herb Alpert – The Christmas Wish (2017) {WEB, CD-Quality + Hi-Res}

Herb Alpert - The Christmas Wish (2017) {WEB, CD-Quality + Hi-Res}

Herb Alpert – The Christmas Wish (2017) {WEB, CD-Quality + Hi-Res}
WEB Download | CD-Quality / FLAC Tracks / 16bit / 44.1kHz | Hi-Res / FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 96kHz
Total Size: 333 MB (CD-Quality) + 1.06 GB (Hi-Res) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Herb Alpert Presents | Genre: Jazz Pop, Christmas

Herb Alpert’s first holiday album in almost 50 years! Recorded at the legendary Capitol Studios in Hollywood, THE CHRISTMAS WISH boasts a 10-piece rhythm section, a 45-piece orchestra, and a 32-member choir!

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Herb Alpert Presents Sergio Mendes & Brasil ’66 (1966) {1983, MFSL Remastered, CD-Quality + Hi-Res Vinyl Rip}

Herb Alpert Presents Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66 (1966) {1983, MFSL Remastered, CD-Quality + Hi-Res Vinyl Rip}

Herb Alpert Presents Sergio Mendes & Brasil ’66 (1966) {1983, MFSL Remastered, CD-Quality + Hi-Res Vinyl Rip}
Vinyl Rip | Hi-Res / FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 96kHz | CD-Quality / FLAC Tracks / 16bit / 44.1kHz
Full Scans Included
Total Size: 575 MB (Hi-Res) + 170 MB (CD-Quality) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab | Pressed In Japan | Cat#: MFSL 1-118 | Genre: Latin Jazz, Easy Listening
Half-Speed Mastered

After bouncing around Philips, Atlantic, and Capitol playing Brazilian jazz or searching for an ideal blend of Brazilian and American pop, Sergio Mendes struck gold on his first try at A&M (then not much more than the home of Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass and the Baja Marimba Band).Read More