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Ray Charles performs at The Newport Jazz Festival in 1968. Newport Festivals Foundation hide caption

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Sarah Vaughan In The Studio

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Sarah Vaughan in 1963. Riccardo Schwamenthal/CTSIMAGES/Courtesy of Resonance Records hide caption

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Songs We Love: Sarah Vaughan, 'Fascinating Rhythm'

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Smokey Robinson: 'Every Night Those Songs Are New'

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In a conversation aired on WBGO, Jessye Norman credits the study of jazz with her understanding of song interpretation. Carol Friedman/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Sarah Vaughan performs during the International Jazz Festival of Nice in southeast France in July 1984. Raph Gatti/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Sarah Vaughan: A New Box Set Revels In Glorious Imperfections

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Piano Jazz Presents: The Music Of Marian McPartland

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Tadd Dameron composed a body of work that helped define and expand the parameters of bebop. William Gottlieb/Library of Congress via Flickr hide caption

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"Key Largo" from Sarah Vaughan, Sarah +2 (Capitol/Blue Note). Originally released 1962.

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Sarah Vaughan: Vocal Virtuosity

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Jazz Greats Return to Glory on DVD

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Just in Time for Valentine's Day: 'Jazz for Lovers'

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