Music: Horn-Rimmed Harvey

The current hit at Manhattan's snooty St. Regis Maisonette is a young man with a crew cut and horn-rimmed spectacles. His tenor has a shower-room exuberance about it, and he looks more like a fugitive from an Ivy League library than a nightclub entertainer. As he picks up the beat of Happy Go Lucky or It's a Lovely Day, he bounces on the balls of his feet, catches his thumbs in his trouser pockets and flashes a boyishly toothy grin. With his air of the self-satisfied sophomore, 26-year-old Russell Nype has made quite a...

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