Alpert, Herb: Come Fly with Me (Vinyl LP)

Alpert, Herb: Come Fly with Me (Vinyl LP)

Herb Alpert Presents

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180 gram vinyl LP pressing. The exciting original compositions on Come Fly With Me were inspired by everything from a Tito Puente rhythm Alpert fell in love with (the propulsive Night Ride) to jamming with his world class band in between shows on tour (the fun, reggae-infused Cheeky was born of these sessions). On Walkin' Tall, another track with a punchy reggae beat, Alpert's trumpet melody slinks and slides. Herb's take on one of Frank Sinatra's most famous recordings, Come Fly With Me, is set to a groovy bossa nova beat with the surprising addition of a steel drum. His sparse take on George Harrison's Something includes the use of an electronic instrument known as an EVI, to play the signature guitar lick from the original recording. Come Fly with Me, Blue Skies, Got a Lot of Livin' to Do, Cheeky, Take the A Train, Love Affair, Windy City, Sweet and Lovely, Walkin' Tall, Night Ride, Something, On the Sunny Side of the Street, Danny Boy