GenreDocumentary, Short ScreenplayTom Neff Duration CountryUnited States
DirectorTom Neff Budget500,000 USD CastHerb Alpert WriterThomas L. Neff LanguageEnglish
Release dateApril 30, 2002 (2002-04-30) (Lincoln Center) Similar moviesBeatrice Wood: Mama of Dada (1993)
Herb Alpert: Music for Your Eyes is a 2002 American documentary film about the paintings and sculptures of musician and record producer Herb Alpert. It was written, produced and directed by Tom Neff. The soundtrack of the film is co-composed and performed by Alpert.
This documentary explores Herb Alpert's abstract paintings and his more figurative bronze sculptures, focusing on the first major retrospective of his work given at the Tennessee State Museum. It shows how music has infused his paintings and sculptures through color, concept, and form.
The entire musical score to this visual film is composed and played by Herb Alpert, and his personality is probed through his artwork.
Lois Riggins-Ezzell, Executive Director, Tennessee State Museum in Nashville
Lani Alpert Hall
The film is based on the museum exhibition, "Herb Alpert: Music for Your Eyes." The exhibition, was on view at the museum in 2001 and features Herb Alpert's paintings and sculptures he created from 1978 to 2001.