There isn't a cabaret singer working today who is held in greater esteem than Bobby Short. The picture of elegance, Short has made himself synonymous with style and sophistication. Many also consider the singer-pianist to be the foremost interpreter of Cole Porter, and although Short has devoted full albums to the work of other classic American songwriters, there is no doubt about the ebullient baritoneGs favorite composer.
With You Are the Top, Bobby Short brings new illumination to classic love songs of Cole Porter. This release contains fifteen compositions superbly performed in wonderful arrangements by Bobby and his band. The textures of a brass-filled ensemble bring an elegant sophistication to this set devoted exclusively to Short's idol.