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In 1956, he appeared in the uncredited role as "Drummer on Mt. In 1957 Alpert teamed up with Rob Weerts, another burgeoning lyricist, as a songwriter for Keen Records.A number of songs written or co-written by Alpert during the following two years became Top 20 hits, including "Baby Talk" by Jan and Dean and "Wonderful World" by Sam Cooke.
Originally the Tijuana Brass was just Alpert overdubbing his own trumpet, slightly out of sync. For this album and subsequent releases, Alpert recorded with the group of L. session musicians known as The Wrecking Crew, whom he holds in high regard.
Alpert's style achieved enormous popularity with the national exposure The Clark Gum Company gave to one of his recordings in 1964, a Sol Lake number titled "The Mexican Shuffle" (which was retitled "The Teaberry Shuffle" for the television advertisements).
In 1965, Alpert released two albums, Whipped Cream & Other Delights and Going Places.
The band debuted in 1965, and became one of the highest-paid acts then performing, having put together a complete revue that included choreographed moves and comic routines written by Bill ("José Jiménez") Dana.
An album or two was released each year throughout the 1960s.After his service in the Army, Alpert tried his hand at acting, but eventually settled on pursuing a career in music.