The Resource Queen of bebop : the musical lives of Sarah Vaughan, Elaine M. Hayes, (electronic resource)

Queen of bebop : the musical lives of Sarah Vaughan, Elaine M. Hayes, (electronic resource)

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Queen of bebop : the musical lives of Sarah Vaughan
Title
Queen of bebop
Title remainder
the musical lives of Sarah Vaughan
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Elaine M. Hayes
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eng
Summary
Queen of Bebop brilliantly chronicles the life of jazz singer Sarah Vaughan, one of the most influential and innovative musicians of the twentieth century and a pioneer of women's and civil rights.Sarah Vaughan, a pivotal figure in the formation of bebop, influenced a broad array of singers who followed in her wake, yet the breadth and depth of her impact--not just as an artist, but also as an African-American woman--remain overlooked. Drawing from a wealth of sources as well as on exclusive interviews with Vaughan's friends and former colleagues, Queen of Bebop unravels the many myths and misunderstandings that have surrounded Vaughan while offering insights into this notoriously private woman, her creative process, and, ultimately, her genius. Hayes deftly traces the influence that Vaughan's singing had on the perception and appreciation of vocalists--not to mention women--in jazz. She reveals how, in the late 1940s and early 1950s, Vaughan helped desegregate American airwaves, opening doors for future African-American artists seeking mainstream success, while also setting the stage for the civil rights activism of the 1960s and 1970s. She follows Vaughan from her hometown of Newark, New Jersey, and her first performances at the Apollo, to the Waldorf Astoria and on to the world stage, breathing life into a thrilling time in American music nearly lost to us today.Equal parts biography, criticism, and good old-fashioned American success story, Queen of Bebop is the definitive biography of a hugely influential artist. This absorbing and sensitive treatment of a singular personality updates and corrects the historical record on Vaughan and elevates her status as a jazz great
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Hayes, Elaine M
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782.42165/092
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LC call number
ML420.V3
LC item number
H39 2017ab
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biography
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Read by Allyson Johnson
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Johnson, Allyson
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  • Vaughan, Sarah
  • Women jazz musicians
  • Singers
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Composers & Musicians
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Queen of bebop : the musical lives of Sarah Vaughan, Elaine M. Hayes, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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spoken word
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rdacontent
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  • Unabridged.
  • Retail edition.
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1 online resource (1 sound file (13 hr., 8 min., 23 sec.))
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online
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9780062681805
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sound
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(OCoLC)992972709
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Label
Queen of bebop : the musical lives of Sarah Vaughan, Elaine M. Hayes, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
  • Unabridged.
  • Retail edition.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (13 hr., 8 min., 23 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780062681805
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
6ac52861-04c8-4e0d-8b1f-322831b1573f
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
(OCoLC)992972709
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not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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