photo William Claxton
Sarah Vaughan, Lullaby of Birdland (alternative take), with Clifford Brown, 1954
"Vaughan is arguably in the best voice of her career here" and Clifford Brown "displaying his incredible bop virtuosity".
Sarah Vaughan with Clifford Brown is one of the most important jazz-meets-vocal sessions ever recorded"
Sarah Vaughan – vocals
Clifford Brown – trumpet
Paul Quinichette – tenor saxophone
Herbie Mann – flute
Jimmy Jones – piano
Joe Benjamin – bass
Roy Haynes – drums
Sarah Vaughan, Clifford Brown, Jimmy Jones (piano), photo by Herman Leonard