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Steve Tyrell: I’ll Take Romance

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This is surely the first jazz album ever inspired by Chelsea Clinton. Actually, it was Chelsea’s dad, no stranger to jazz, who ignited the idea when, in late 2010, he caught up with Steve Tyrell during the singer’s annual festive-season stint at the Café Carlyle. There, the ex-President revealed that father and daughter danced to Tyrell’s “The Way You Look Tonight” at Chelsea’s wedding. That track, as performed by Tyrell in the 1991 rom-com remake Father of the Bride, was single-handedly responsible for kindling his late-breaking career as a jazz vocalist. Now, some two decades later, thanks to an offhand comment at the Carlyle, Tyrell has assembled an entire platter of wedding-worthy tunes anchored by that original version of “The Way You Look Tonight.”

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