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Grammy-winner Steve Tyrell will perform a ‘New Standard’ at Segerstrom Center for the Arts

Grammy-winner Steve Tyrell will perform a ‘New Standard’ at Segerstrom Center for the Arts

With a career spanning nearly five decades, Steve Tyrell has dazzled audiences, sung for presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton and performed for royalty at Buckingham Palace.

Now the Grammy Award-winning producer and vocalist is heading to Segerstrom Center for the Arts for a three-day engagement, April 27 to 29, to perform “A New Standard.”

It’s an evening that reinvents classics from the Great American Songbook, including tunes by Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil, Burt Bacharach and Hal David.

“Boy, we will have a great night of songs,” Tyrell, 72, said with a laugh during a phone interview. “I have had tremendous respect for the great songs and how they live on...

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