Mike Scutari, Inside Philanthropy – As a jazz musician guided by “what feels right,” one may think that Alpert’s “seat of the pants” and “knee-jerk” philanthropy—his words, not ours—lacks an overarching design. Nothing could be further from the truth.
Tom Teicholz, Forbes – There is a club in LA that has met every year for the last 23, filled with some of the most talented and creative people in the country – some might say the world. They are dancers, visual artists, playwrights, music-makers and filmmakers.
National Medal of Arts recipient and nine-time Grammy-winner Herb Alpert was awarded the UCLA Medal, the campus’s highest honor, on June 16 at the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music’s inaugural commencement ceremony.