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Sarah Vaughan

Sarah Vaughan
Born: Mar 27, 1924 in Newark, NJ
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Died: Apr 3, 1990 in Los Angeles, CA
Genre: Jazz, Pop/Rock
Biography: Possessor of one of the most wondrous voices of the 20th century, Sarah Vaughan ranked with Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday in the very top echelon of female jazz singers. She often gave the impression that with her wide range, perfectly controlled vibrato, and wide expressive abilities, she could ...Read full biography
Sarah Vaughan
Released: 1955
Label: Verve Records
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This 1954 studio date, a self-titled album recorded for Emarcy, was later reissued as Sarah Vaughan with Clifford Brown to denote the involvement of one of the top trumpeters of the day. Vaughan sings ...Read full review
Crazy & Mixed Up
Released: 1982
Label: Fantasy Inc.
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Sarah Vaughan had complete control over the production of this album, Crazy and Mixed Up (which would be her last small-group recording) and, even if the results are not all that unique, her voice is ...Read full review
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