Although New York-based jazz crooner Sachal Vasandani is still a relative newcomer to the jazz world — he released his first recording just three years ago — the young singer's lean, velvet voice recalls jazz great Nat King Cole. His musical lineage traces back a couple generations to New Delhi, where his grandfather was a singer of classical Indian music.
On Tuesday night, Vasandani starts a three-night residency at the Jazz Standard. Download his single “Summer No School,” from his sophomore album Hi-Fly above. In the video below, Vasandani performs Amy Winehouse’s “Love Is A Losing Game."