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Steve Tyrell: Standard Time

Steve Tyrell numbers among that tiny coterie of contemporary vocalists whose appeal extends beyond the jazz cognoscenti. Like Harry Connick Jr., Diana Krall and Jane Monheit, Tyrell gets plenty of ink, major displays in record stores, significant airplay and all the other perks that go with crossover success-as he should. He’s a talented guy with good taste and an arresting, sandpaper-on-silk voice. Tyrell’s greatest talent, honed no doubt throughout his years as a pop-oriented A&R exec and Hollywood composer, is for palatability.

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