Stumped for a Valentine’s Day sacrifice to the god of luv? You could do a lot worse than mediate the Hallmark holiday through this clever crooner-songwriter. Vasandani, a former investment banker, has concocted a cool modern style that denies facile comparisons to Sinatra and Bennett. While he never hijacks standards into totally unfamiliar places, you always know they’ve been submitted to a serious rethink. Saxophonist John Ellis joins him tonight.
Tue., Feb. 14, 7:30 & 9:30 p.m., 2012