Herb Alpert Quotes

I practice every day. I've been doing it since I was eight.

Practice Quotes

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.

Time Quotes, Listening Quotes

We always felt that if you do something with quality and integrity, then it's going to come back to you.

Integrity Quotes


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.

Work Quotes, Feeling Quotes

I wake up in the morning, I do a little stretching exercises, pick up the horn and play.

Exercise Quotes

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.

Selling Quotes

Clifford Brown was in the jazz circles considered to be probably the greatest trumpet player who ever lived.

Great Quotes

I'm an old-timer in the business from the sense that when you do something that you feel good about there might be another person out there who feels the same way, or a hundred or a couple million.

Business Quotes

You know, the record business is much different than being artist on stage.

Business Quotes

The reaction to this album has just been fabulous around the world... and I've had offers to perform from around the world and I'm tempted to do it. I've got itchy lips.

Action Quotes

8 Top Herb Alpert quotes about Music

I confess that I listen to my own music for my own pleasure.

Music Quotes

I like to listen to classical music... I like mainline jazz.

Music Quotes

I was taken in by the bravado and the sounds of Mexico... not so much the music, but the spirit.

Music Quotes

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.

Music Quotes

This was during a period when I was producing Brazil '66 records and got infected by Brazilian music.

Music Quotes

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.

Work Quotes, Music Quotes

He has a method that likens the musician to an athlete, so I do physical exercises designed to keep a musician in shape in order to perform the function, which is to play music.

Exercise Quotes, Music Quotes

Instrumental music can spread the international language.

Language Quotes, Music Quotes