If you have as much fun watching and listening as he has singing the standards he’s come to love, you’ll be having a whale of time. He’s now the swanky room’s holiday-season fixture. It’s the late Bobby Short’s slot, and he brings the same joy to the world his predecessor always did. Rod Stewart’s A&R man triumphs.
Tue., Nov. 10, 8:45 p.m., 2009