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Preview: Steppin' Out - Herb Alpert Featuring Lani Hall

Artist: Herb Alpert Featuring Lani Hall
Title: Steppin' Out
Release Date: November 19, 2013
Label: Shout Factory
Format(s): CD, DD

Herb Alpert will release his first album for Shout Factory, Steppin' Out, on November 19.

The 16-song set features Alpert on trumpet and vocals, his wife Lani Hall on vocals, Bill Cantos on keyboards, Michael Shapiro on drums and percussion, Hussain Jiffry on bass, Coco Triuisonno on bandoneon, and Ramon Stagnaro on acoustic guitar.

The album includes versions of such classics as Puttin' on the Ritz, I Only Have Eyes For You, What'll I Do and La Vie En Rose mixed with originals by Alpert and Jeff Lorber. Closing out the album is a 50th anniversary version of Alpert and the Tijuana Brass' hit The Lonely Bull.

Herb Alpert and Lani Hall produced the bulk of the album, while Puttin’ on the Ritz was produced by Randy “Badazz” Alpert and Herb Alpert. Jacky’s Place, Green Lemonade, Côte d’Azur, and Migration were produced by Jeff Lorber and Herb Alpert, and co-produced by Lani Hall, with additional guitar Paul Jackson Jr.

Here is the official video for Puttin' on the Ritz:

Track List:
  • Puttin' on the Ritz
  • Jacky's Place
  • Our Song
  • Green Lemonade
  • I Only Have Eyes For You
  • Good Morning Mr. Sunshine
  • Oblivion
  • What'll I Do
  • Cote d' Azur
  • La Vie En Rose
  • It's All in the Game
  • Europa
  • And the Angles Sing
  • Skylark
  • Migration
  • The Lonely Bull