Coming out of his hometown of Houston as a young singer, Steve Tyrell had an auspicious introduction to the music business as a producer working with Burt Bacharach and Hal David, and as an A&R man with Sceptor Records. He eventually turned to singing full-time and has had hit several hit albums. His performance of “The Way You Look Tonight” in the film “Father of the Bride” brought him to a wider audience. During the Jazz Cruise ’19, Tyrell sat down with jazz author and radio host Dick Golden to talk about his career and his affinity for the Great American Songbook. This episode is sponsored by KKJZ, also known as KJazz.