Herb Alpert's Tijuana Brass, Vol. 2

Herb Alpert's Tijuana Brass, Vol. 2

by Herb Alpert & the Tijuana BrassHerb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass


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The follow-up LP to The Lonely Bull, in the great tradition of follow-ups, tries to duplicate its appeal right off the bat with another leadoff track featuring bullfight sounds and an authentic bullring tune, "The Great Manolete." Alpert is beginning to expand his reach beyond Baja, California without losing the ambience of "The Lonely Bull," sharpening his skills as a producer and exploring other moods and rhythms. In doing so, he comes up with the greatest stripper record this side of David Rose, "Swinger from Seville," a mocking version of Leonard Bernstein's "America" to a lively guajira beat in a wild simulated nightclub, and covers of '60s standards like "More" and "Spanish Harlem." He also receives some more haunting contributions from Sol Lake, including the wistful "Winds of Barcelona" (later recorded by Wes Montgomery) and a marvelously produced, Spanish-tinged tone poem, "Marching Through Madrid." Though released in 1963, this record didn't really start selling until 1966, when TJB albums were monopolizing the upper reaches of the charts en masse.

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Product Details

Release Date: 09/09/2016
Label: Herb Alpert Presents
UPC: 0814647020235
catalogNumber: 70202
Rank: 20072


  1. The Great Manolete (La Virgen de la Macarena)
  2. Spanish Harlem
  3. Swinger From Seville
  4. Winds of Barcelona
  5. Green Leaves of Summer
  6. More
  7. America
  8. Surfin' Señorita
  9. Marching Thru Madrid
  10. Crea Mi Amor (Believe My Love)
  11. Mexican Corn
  12. Milord

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass   Primary Artist

Technical Credits

Leonard Bernstein   Composer
Stephen Sondheim   Composer
Dimitri Tiomkin   Composer
Herb Alpert   Composer,Producer
Jerry Leiber   Composer
Phil Spector   Composer
Ben Jordan   Engineer
Sol Lake   Composer
Jerry Moss   Composer,Producer
Riz Ortolani   Composer
Paul Francis Webster   Composer
Nino Oliviero   Composer
Don Bowman   Composer
Brian Porizek   Cover Art
Margueritte Angele Mannot   Composer

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