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Sarah Vaughan

Sarah Vaughan (Vocals)

Born: 27th March 1924, Newark, New Jersey, USA

Died: 3rd April 1990, Hidden Hills, California, USA

Nationality: American

Sarah Lois Vaughan was an American jazz singer.

Nicknamed "Sassy" and "The Divine One", she won two Grammy Awards, including the Lifetime Achievement Award, and was nominated for a total of nine Grammy Awards. She was given an NEA Jazz Masters Award in 1989. Critic Scott Yanow wrote that she had "one of the most wondrous voices of the 20th century".

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Classic Recordings, Sarah Vaughan with Clifford Brown

Josh appreciates the brilliant chemistry between vocalist Sarah Vaughan and trumpeter Clifford Brown on the singer’s eponymous record.

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