November 22nd, 2013 13:46 EST
See Steve Tyrell Live November 26 - December 31
Café Carlyle is pleased to welcome back GRAMMY® Award-winner Steve Tyrell for a six-week holiday engagement,November 26 " December 31, 2013. His new show, titled Wordsmiths: Lyricists of the Great American Song, is a tribute to the incredible lyricists of the American Songbook.
The show comes in conjunction with his latest album, It`s Magic: The Songs of Sammy Cahn, which reached #2 on the Billboard Jazz chart. This will be Tyrell`s eighth year performing in the revered holiday season slot, after taking over for the legendary Bobby Short in 2005.
Performances will take place Tuesday - Thursday at 8:45pm; and Friday - Saturday at 8:45pm and 10:45pm. Tickets are $110 ($160 for premium seating, $65 for bar seating) Tuesdays " Thursdays; and $135 ($185 for premium seating, $75 for bar seating) on Fridays and Saturdays. Reservations can be made at www.thecarlyle.com or by phone at 212.744.1600.
Café Carlyle is located in The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel (35 East 76th Street, at Madison Avenue). Wordsmiths will feature the songs of Dorothy Fields, Oscar Hammerstein, Sammy Cahn, Ira Gershwin, Cole Porter, Sammy Cahn, Alan & Marilyn Bergman, Hal David, Barry Mann & Cynthia Weil, and Carole King.
About Steve Tyrell
Grammy Award-winning vocalist Steve Tyrell is truly a renaissance man. In over four decades in the music business, he has achieved great success as an artist, producer, songwriter, music supervisor and performer.
With his breakthrough performances in Father of the Bride " and Father of the Bride II, " Steve Tyrell reinvented and repopularized classic pop standards for a modern-day audience. With the grit and soul of a lifetime of experiences, producing hits for Grammy-winning artists ranging from Linda Ronstadt and Aaron Neville, to Rod Stewart and Diana Ross, Steve himself has sold hundreds of thousands of albums and gained a passionate following all over the world. His hits The Way You Look Tonight, " The Simple Life, " Crush On You " and The Sunny Side of The Street, " have launched thousands of weddings and millions of romances. He`s held top positions at Standards, Swing, and Big Band outlets with a devoted following at key Adult Contemporary Radio.
With sold out shows across America and raves from around the world, his following increases day by day. Although Steve tours mainly with his band, he also enjoys playing with some of the most renown orchestras in the land, and has had multiple performances with The Boston Pops, The New York Pops, The Nashville Symphony, Kansas City Symphony, and The Houston Symphony. Most recently, he has appeared with the New West Symphony performing Joseph Sohms photo symphony Visions of America " narrated by Clint Eastwood, singing the songs of Roger Kellaway and Alan and Marylin Bergman.
At the request of the Sinatra family and Quincy Jones, Steve was the featured performer with the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra at their season opening concert in which Frank Sinatra was inducted into the Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame.
Also at the request of the Sinatra family, he reprised that performance at Carnegie Hall. This is one of the rare times the family has reached into the vault of original Sinatra arrangements to share them with another artist.
In 2005, after the passing of the legendary Bobby Short, Steve was asked by New York City`s Café Carlyle to take over their revered holiday season of November and December, which Mr. Short had not missed for 36 years.
His work in the studio as a record producer has included collaborations with such diverse and legendary artists as Rod Stewart, Diana Ross, Ray Charles, Linda Ronstadt, Aaron Neville, Bonnie Raitt, Blood Sweat and Tears, Mary J Blige, Chris Botti, Dave Koz, Dolly Parton, Smokey Robinson, Burt Bacharach, Bette Midler, Stevie Wonder and the list goes on.