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  • AWARD-WINNING HUSBAND AND WIFE MUSICIANS HERB ALPERT AND LANI HALL COME TO WALT DISNEY CONCERT HALL AS PART OF THE LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC’S 2009/10 SONGBOOK SERIES
  • Jan. 29, 2010
  • FRIDAY, JANUARY 29, 2010, AT 8 PM
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    Music icon, legendary trumpeter, bandleader, philanthropist, visual artist and seven-time Grammy-winner Herb Alpert and his wife of 36 years, Grammy-winning singer Lani Hall, come to Walt Disney Concert Hall as part of the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s 2009/10 Songbook series, Friday, January 29, at 8 p.m. The duo performs songs from Anything Goes, their first complete album together and Alpert’s first new CD in 10 years.

    Alpert, on trumpet and vocals and Halls, vocals, are joined on stage by Michael Shapiro, drums, Bill Cantos, piano and Hussain Jiffry, bass.

    Anything Goes, a live collection of re-interpreted standards, is a love letter between Alpert and Hall and a tribute to their enduring personal and professional relationship. The performance at Walt Disney Concert Hall is the final stop on a 22-city album tour across the country.

    Alpert has sold more than 72 million albums worldwide as a musician and bandleader of the ground-breaking group, the Tijuana Brass.

    The performance continues the LA Phil’s 2009/10 Songbook series, which features intimate performances by some of the foremost talents in contemporary American music. Each year since its inception, the LA Phil Songbook series has brought audiences some of the most cherished evenings of song. The 2009/10 series concludes with Patti LuPone – Matters of the Heart, Saturday, May 15, 2010.

    For full artist biographies, please visit:  http://www.laphil.com.

    The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association, under the vibrant leadership of Gustavo Dudamel, presents the finest in orchestral and chamber music, recitals, new music, jazz, world music and holiday concerts at two of the most remarkable locations anywhere to experience music – Walt Disney Concert Hall and the Hollywood Bowl. In addition to a 30-week winter subscription season at Walt Disney Concert Hall, the LA Phil presents a 12-week summer festival at the legendary Hollywood Bowl, summer home of the Los Angeles Philharmonic and home of the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra. In fulfilling its commitment to the community, the Association’s involvement with Los Angeles extends to educational concerts, children's programming and community concerts, ever seeking to provide inspiration and delight to the broadest possible audience.

    EDITORS PLEASE NOTE:
    FRIDAY, JANUARY 29, 2010, AT 8 PM
    WALT DISNEY CONCERT HALL
    111 S. Grand Avenue, Los Angeles

    Songbook Series
    Herb Alpert and Lani Hall

    HERB ALPERT, trumpet / vocals
    LANI HALL, vocals
    MICHAEL SHAPIRO, drums
    BILL CANTOS, piano
    HUSSAIN JIFFRY, bass

    Media Sponsor: Los Angeles Magazine
    Tickets ($38 - $99) are on sale now at the Walt Disney Concert Hall Box Office, online at LAPhil.com, or via credit card by phone at 323.850.2000. A limited number of $10 rush tickets for seniors and full time students may be available at the Walt Disney Concert Hall box office two hours prior to the performance. Valid identification is required; one ticket per person; cash only. Groups of 12 or more may be eligible for special discounts for selected concerts and seating areas. For information, please call 323.850.2000.

  • contact:

    Sophie Jefferies, sjefferies@laphil.org, 213.972.3422; Lisa White, lwhite@laphil.org, 213.972.3408; Photos: 213.972.3034