Herb Alpert announces new studio album “Catch the Wind”


Herb Alpert recently announced his new studio album, catch the wind, will be released on September 17 via its own brand Herb Alpert Presents. This new collection includes 9 original compositions, plus covers of beloved Beatles hits “Eleanor Rigby” and “Yesterday”, and American classics “Smile”, “America The Beautiful” and “Summertime”. Fans can pre-order the album here + through Amazon here today.

Earlier this year, Alpert teased new music from catch the wind with the singles of “Dance with Me“, a track written by Herb and his longtime partner and wife Lani Hall Alpert featuring Jeff Lorber and”Zoo Train 21», a reimagining of his original composition « Zoo Train » which appeared on his 2014 album In Mood.

In 2020, during the darkest days of the pandemic, he also released his hopeful take on Smile“, with his superb companion video directed by Clark Jackson (Lana Del Ray, Lady Gaga, Miguel). “I wanted to create something upbeat and uplifting that recognizes the current times we find ourselves in and, more importantly, that we’re all going to get through this together and be stronger,” Alpert said. The three tracks appear on Catch the wind.

Alpert has also announced an extensive tour in 2022 in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. There will be approximately 50 shows in 2022, with more concert dates to be announced soon. For more information visit www.herbalpert.com.

Tour dates include two nights at the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Center 7/30/22 – 7/31/22 – in Old Saybrook, CT.

Editor Ken Abrams writes about music and more for What’sUpNewp, Providence Monthly, SO RI and The Bay. He DJs “The Kingston Coffeehouse” Tuesday nights, 6-9 p.m. on WRIU 90.3 FM.

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