Lani Hall Alpert is the legendary Grammy Award-winning lead singer of Sergio Mendes & Brasil ’66 and recent author of the moving autobiography, Emotional Memoirs & Short Stories. With her husband, the music icon Herb Alpert, she will be performing their return engagement by popular demand at the Café Carlyle from March 5-16. Find out what most thrills Lani as we get her On The Couch!
What do you consider to be your best asset?
What was your proudest moment?
To experience unconditional love.
What is your favorite drink?
What is your favorite food?
Organic vegetables and soups.
What is your favorite condiment?
What is your current obsession?
If you could give up one of your vices, what would it be?
What is the one professional accomplishment you long for most?
To continue to grow and develop as a singer and writer.
What is the one thing you waste too much money on?
Toys for my grandson.
What is the one activity you waste too much time doing?
Preparing for the future.
What do you consider to be the single greatest threat to your health?
Antibiotic resistant superbugs.
What is the single best trait you inherited or learned from your parents?
What is the single worst trait you inherited or learned from your parents?
What in the world most thrills you?
My husband’s smile.
What current trend in popular culture most irritates you?
How technology has complicated life by flooding humans with more information that we can process.
What was the single most embarrassing moment you've ever experienced on the job?
I can’t think of anything.
What is your favorite place in the world?
My husband’s arms.
What is the most important trait you seek in a romantic partner?
Kindness and talent.
Do you prefer the company of dogs or cats?
What would have to happen to make today the best day of your life?
For the human species to evolve in to their compassion.
What is your personal motto?
“This above all else, to thine own self be true.” Shakespeare