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Queen of Bebop

The Musical Lives of Sarah Vaughan

by Elaine M. Hayes

Hardcover, 432 pages, Ecco, List Price: $27.99 |

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Queen of Bebop
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The Musical Lives of Sarah Vaughan
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Elaine M. Hayes

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An account of the life of the influential jazz artist and civil rights advocate shares additional insights into her lesser-known contributions as an African-American woman, drawing on inside sources to discuss her creative process and challenge misperceptions about her character. 40,000 first printing.