The Happiest Music in Existence: A new documentary chronicles Herb Alpert’s remarkable career

Herb Alpert has plenty to smile about. Having turned 85 in March, the trumpeter continues to play music on his own terms as evidenced by his timely and heartbreaking rendition of the Charlie Chaplin-penned standard “Smile,” which was released as a single and a video this summer. Alpert has another connection to Chaplin: His A&M

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