Herb Alpert plays a horn that's kinda jazzy, kinda loungey, kinda south of the border mariachi. This is the sound he made with The Tijuana Brass. And Herb Alpert's trumpet is still very much alive. He's in the midst of a two-week residency at Café Carlyle in New York.
In the fictional film "Radio Dreams," members of a rock band from Afghanistan want to jam with Metallica. The group, Kabul Dreams, is now based in San Francisco and is trying to find an audience in the US.