Sarah Vaughan (Swing Era)
This DVD recounts the stellar singer's career, from her beginnings at the Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Newark, New Jersey, to her debut of the Apollo Theater and her pre-eminence in nightclubs, concert halls, and jazz festivals around the world. Packed with insightful interviews - many with Sarah herself - and live performances spanning her entire career, this is a very special portrait of a woman who was professionally unparalleled. Included is Billy Eckstine, Roy Haynes, Joe Williams, Marty Paich, George Gaffney, Sarah's mother, Ada, and Sarah's daughter, Paris.