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Queen of Bebop: The Musical Lives of Sarah Vaughan Hardcover – Illustrated, July 4, 2017

4.7 out of 5 stars 42 ratings

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“The early years of Sarah Vaughan’s career coincided with the waning of the swing era, and this biography shows how the change both fuelled and limited her career.” (The New Yorker)

“Queen of Bebop explores the hard choices of many a jazz singer when rock ‘n roll began stealing audience focus, relying on a variety of performers to shed light on Vaughan’s mindset. A welcome and well-researched accounting of Vaughan’s life story. ” (NPR.org)

“Necessary and exciting. . . . Queen of Bebop models a way of understanding the lives and artistry of jazz musicians — one that establishes their importance and centrality in creating the best that America has offered the world.” (Washington Post)

“Elaine Hayes’ vivid portrait of Sarah Vaughan’s life, times, and indelible musical legacy reveals why she was indeed called The Divine One.” (New York Journal of Books)

“As a biographer, Hayes strikes a difficult balance between discussing Vaughan’s art and illuminating the tumultuous relationships of which Vaughan rarely spoke.” (Women’s Review of Books)

“A lively and moving portrait of the passionate and tenacious jazz singer. Hayes gracefully narrates Vaughan’s life… a detailed look at a fearless singer who constantly moved into new musical territories and left a legacy for younger musicians.” (Publishers Weekly, Starred Review)

“Hayes’ interviews with musicians, meticulous jazz history, incisive coverage of the ridiculous publicity campaigns the performer endured, and frank coverage of Vaughan’s emotionally and financially disastrous marriages and her repeated rising from the ashes cohere in a deeply illuminating and unforgettable biography of a true American master.” (Booklist, Starred Review)

“ an informative, meticulously researched biography. . . . a fine homage.” (emissourian.com)

“Inspiring. . . . traces Vaughan’s life and its intersection of music with race and gender.” (Library Journal)

“You may think you know Sarah Vaughan, but this book reveals how much you don’t. Queen of Bebop is a much-needed addition to music scholarship.” (Tammy Kernodle, author of Soul on Soul: The Life and Music of Mary Lou Williams)

About the Author

Elaine M. Hayes holds a doctorate in music history and is a recognized expert on Sarah Vaughan and women in jazz. She served as the editor of Earshot Jazz and is a contributing writer to Seattle magazine. She lives in Seattle with her husband and son.


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  • Item Weight : 1.5 pounds
  • Hardcover : 432 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 0062364685
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0062364685
  • Publisher : Ecco; Illustrated Edition (July 4, 2017)
  • Product Dimensions : 1.4 x 9 x 6.3 inches
  • Language: : English
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.7 out of 5 stars 42 ratings