Giving Back: The Art, Music and Philanthropy of Herb Alpert

February 05, 2014 at 12:07 pm

Nine-time Grammy winner Herb Alpert talks to MetroFocus host Rafael Pi Roman about his music, art and philanthropy.

This week, MetroFocus begins a new series called “Giving Back.”  We’ll be featuring philanthropists and the programs and works they support, and who better to get us started than the legendary musician Herb Alpert.

In between winning his ninth Grammy award and creating massive sculptures now on display here in New York, the 70-year-old also set up and manages a foundation that underwrites arts, education and music programs and helped save the  Harlem School of the Arts.

Mutual of America


MetroFocus is made possible by James and Merryl Tisch, Judy and Josh Weston, Bernard and Irene Schwartz, Sue and Edgar Wachenheim III, the Cheryl and Philip Milstein Family, Rosalind P. Walter, Jody and John Arnhold and the Metropolitan Media Fund. Corporate funding is provided by Mutual of America, your retirement company.

© 2015 WNET All Rights Reserved.

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019